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Tricor noninfringement ruling upheld

Executive Summary

U.S. federal appeals court upholds Chicago district court judge's noninfringement ruling on Teva's generic version of Abbott's Tricor (fenofibrate) capsules. Teva began marketing a generic of the cholesterol agent after the lower court's March 2002 ruling. In response, Abbott launched a campaign to switch Tricor capsule users to tablets (1"The Pink Sheet" Sept. 30, 2002, p. 27)...

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