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Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. v. Novo Nordisk A/S

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-844 Fed. Cir. Dec 5, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Apr 17, 2012 9-0 Kagan OT 2011

Holding: A generic drug manufacturer may employ the counterclaim provision of the Hatch-Waxman Act to force correction of a use code that inaccurately describes the brand’s patent as covering a particular method of using a drug.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on April 17, 2012. Justice Sotomayor filed a concurring opinion.

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