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Crestor Patent Battle Could Have Ripple Effect: Is A Salt Equivalent To Base Compound?

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Watson filed a 505(b)(2) NDA for a zinc salt of AstraZeneca’s Crestor, which AstraZeneca claims infringes its patent; if Watson prevails more generic manufacturers may pursue this pathway around a patent.

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