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Merck-Teva Legal Wrangle Over Januvia "R&D" In India

Executive Summary

Merck & Co continues to keep a hawk eye on alleged infringement activities in India pertaining to its diabetes therapies Januvia (sitagliptin) and Janumet (sitagliptin/metformin hydrochloride). It has hauled Teva to court for allegedly manufacturing and selling sitagliptin, though the Israeli multinational has claimed that its efforts were geared only towards regulatory submissions.

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