Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m., we expect the Court to issue additional orders from the November 24 Conference. We expect one or more opinions in argued cases on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

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
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.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

Briefs and Documents

Merits Briefs for Petitioners

Amicus Briefs Supporting Petitioners

Merits Briefs for the Respondents

Amicus Briefs Supporting the Respondents

Certiorari-stage documents

Term Snapshot