Dr Reddy's Laboratories sued over cancer drug patent

Sanofi-Aventis' fully owned subsidiary - Genzyme Corporation, has filed a suit against Dr Reddy's Laboratories, alleging that it has infringed on patents of its cancer drug Mozobil (Plerixafor injection) on three counts.

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In its petition, Genzyme alleged that Dr Reddy's had intimated through a letter that it had submitted an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the US FDA for approval to engage in the commercial manufacture, importation, use and sale of 20 mg/ml Plerixafor injection as a generic version of Mobozil.

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