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Complaint for Patent Infringement
Civil Action No. 1:12-cv-01663-UNA; no judge yet assigned.
Filed on Dec. 5, 2012 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware;

Plaintiffs

v.
Medicis Pharmaceutical
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP; Wilmington, DE
Jack B. Blumenfeld
Karen Jacobs Louden

Patents in case

  • 7,790,705: “Minocycline oral dosage forms for the treatment of acne” by Wortzman et. al. and assigned to Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation. Prosecuted by Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.. Includes 19 claims (3 indep.). Was application 12/253,845. Filed 10/17/2008 & Granted 9/7/2010.
  • 5,908,838: “Method for the treatment of acne” by Gans and assigned to Medics Pharmaceutical Corporation. Prosecuted by McNichol, Jr.; William J.. Includes 18 claims (2 indep.). Was application 09/028,871. Filed 2/19/1998 & Granted 6/1/1999.
  • 8,268,804: “Minocycline oral dosage forms for the treatment of acne” by Wortzman et. al. Prosecuted by Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.. Includes 14 claims (1 indep.). Was application 12/875,876. Granted 9/18/2012.

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