LAVAL, QB / ACCESSWIRE / December 2, 2022 / Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX:BHC) today announced that the US District Court for the District of New Jersey issued a favorable decision regarding DUOBRII® and BRYHALI®, in a suit filed against Padagis Israel Pharmaceuticals LTD and Padagis US LLC. According to the ruling, the District Court found all the asserted patents valid and infringed. The current decision will serve to prevent approval of Padagis BRYHALI® and DUOBRII® generics until patent expiry in 2031 and 2036, respectively.
DUOBRII® (halobetasol propionate and tazarotene) Lotion, 0.01%/0.045%, is a prescription medicine used on the skin (topical) to treat adults with plaque psoriasis. BRYHALI® (halobetasol propionate) Lotion, 0.01% is a prescription medicine used on the skin (topical) to treat adults with plaque psoriasis.
Seana Carson, Executive Vice President and General Counsel stated, "We are pleased with this outcome. This decision is a reflection of the strength of our intellectual property, and our commitment to defending our patent portfolio."
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Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX:BHC) is a global diversified pharmaceutical company whose mission is to improve people's lives with our health care products. We develop, manufacture and market a range of products primarily in gastroenterology, hepatology, neurology, dermatology, international pharmaceuticals and eye health, through our controlling interest in Bausch + Lomb. With our leading durable brands, we are delivering on our commitments as we build an innovative company dedicated to advancing global health. For more information, visit www.bauschhealth.com and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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