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Civil Procedure – Jurisdiction – Patent Infringement – Prescription Drug (access required)

Plaintiff pharmaceutical company that has spent $40 million to develop a pain medication, ALO-01, containing naltrexone, which prevents a potential drug abuser from experiencing euphoria caused by the opiate, can sue defendant drug company in a declaratory judgment action asking an Abingdon U.S. District Court to declare several of defendant’s patents invalid and non-infringed. I ...