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AstraZeneca loses US appeal in generic Prilosec OTC patent dispute with Dr Reddy's

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Executive Summary

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has rejected AstraZeneca's appeal of a lower court decision that Dr Reddy's Laboratories' generic version of Prilosec (omeprazole delayed-release) capsules OTC did not infringe two US patents, Nos 5,900,424 and 5,690,960. The product has final US FDA approval.


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