Delaware Federal Judge: Massachusetts, Not New York, Best Forum for Patent Case

Mealey's (August 7, 2015, 1:23 PM EDT) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — Citing the “unusual circumstances” surrounding a dispute over an improved active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) for oxycodone hydrochloride, as well as an abuse deterrent feature for addictive drugs, a Delaware federal judge on Aug. 6 agreed to transfer the case to Massachusetts — as requested by several patent infringement plaintiffs — and not New York, as requested by defendant Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. (Purdue Pharma L.P. v. Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc., No. 15-260, D. Del.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102899).

(Decision available. Document #16-150817-014Z.)

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