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Solicitor general to back Merck at Supreme Court in Fosamax pre-emption case

Shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed in June to hear Merck & Co.’s appeal in the years-long Fosamax liability litigation, acting Solicitor General Jefferey Wall asked for permission to present oral arguments. It would be a plus for Merck, because Wall has been a major voice on the hotly debated issue of pre-emption, which revolves around the question… Read More »

Pfizer loses blockbuster drug patent fight in UK Supreme Court

LONDON (Reuters) – Pfizer (PFE.N) lost the final round in a long-running patent battle in Britain on Wednesday after the country’s highest court ruled against it in a case involving its $ 5 billion-a-year pain drug Lyrica. FILE PHOTO: A logo of American pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc., is pictured in Toluca, Mexico October 1, 2018.… Read More »