Healthcare Industry News: HER2
News Release - October 8, 2009
Declaratory Judgment Action Filed by GSKGSK has today filed a declaratory judgment action seeking a declaration that the US Patent 6,331,415 (the "Cabilly" patent) is invalid, unenforceable and not infringed by Arzerra.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Oct. 8, 2009 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Genmab A/S (Copenhagen:GEN ) announced today that in connection with Genmab's collaboration agreement with GSK regarding ofatumumab (Arzerra(TM)) GSK has today filed a declaratory judgment action at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida seeking a declaration that U.S. Patent 6,331,415 (the "Cabilly" patent) owned by Genentech, Inc. and City of Hope, is invalid, unenforceable and not infringed by Arzerra. The filing of this action is not expected to affect Genmab's financial guidelines for 2009.
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