Tag Archives: Moscow Region Commercial Court

Moscow Region Commercial Court rendered a precedent decision in an originator-generic dispute

On September 27, 2017, the Moscow Region Commercial Court published a significant decision in a patent dispute between Novartis AG, Swiss originator, and Nativa LLC, Russian generic producer (case No. A41-85807/2016).
Under the auspices of the case, Novartis AG filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Nativa LLC claiming that its active patent on «Tyrosine kinase inhibitors» (No. 2348627) is used both in the “original” drug “Tasigna” and “generic” drug “Nilotinib-native”1, while registration of the “generic” drug before the Ministry of Health threatens to violate the patent.
Read full article