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Lilly vows appeal of Alimta patent ruling in Germany

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Executive Summary

Eli Lilly will try to overturn the German Court of Appeal's ruling that its vitamin regimen patent for Alimta (pemetrexed) will not be infringed when Actavis launches a dipotassium salt form of pemetrexed after the cancer drug's compound patent expires in Germany in December.


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