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Pfizer Unit Reaches Patent Litigation With Intelliject, Sanofi-Aventis

Mylan Inc. (MYL: Quote) and Pfizer Inc. (PFE: Quote) Thursday announced that Meridian Medical Technologies, a Pfizer subsidiary, has agreed with Intelliject and Sanofi-Aventis to resolve pending patent litigation related to Intelliject's new drug application for its epinephrine auto-injector known as e-cue.

E-cue will be manufactured and marketed by Sanofi-Aventis. Meridian manufactures EpiPen Auto-Injector and Mylan Specialty markets and distributes the product in the United States.

As per the settlement, Intelliject and Sanofi-Aventis may launch e-cue no earlier than November 15, 2012, subject to receipt of final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

by RTT Staff Writer

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