Federal Circuit To Rehear Patent Dispute Over On-Sale Bar In May

(March 15, 2016, 1:09 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a March 11 order, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals revealed that its rehearing of a patent dispute over the anti-coagulant drug bivalirudin will be reheard May 5 at 10 a.m. (The Medicines Company v. Hospira Inc., et al., Nos. 14-1469, -1504, Fed. Cir.).

(Order available. Document #16-160321-014R.)

The Federal Circuit granted rehearing in November, vacating its July ruling that reversed and remanded a Delaware federal judge’s holding that batches of the drug were not sold to plaintiff The Medicines Co....
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