AstraZeneca resolves Faslodex patent litigation in US

14 Jul, 2016 4:05 pm

CALIFORNIA – British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said it has entered into an agreement with Sandoz, the generic pharmaceuticals division of Novartis AG, to resolve Faslodex patent litigation in the US

The company said it agreed to resolve the litigation relating to Sandoz’s generic fulvestrant product, for which it is seeking FDA approval.

Fulvestrant is a type of hormonal therapy drug used to treat breast cancer.

The US Faslodex patents are due to expire in January 2021, with paediatric exclusivity continuing until July 2021. -Reuters

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