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No Irish bar for Teva on Mylan glatiramer

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Teva has been refused by Ireland’s High Court an injunction to stop Mylan producing its US rival to Copaxone (glatiramer acetate) 40mg/ml at a local facility in Inverin, County Galway. The Israeli firm had claimed that Mylan’s production of the generic version of the multiple-sclerosis brand infringed the Irish counterpart of European patent EP2,949,335, titled ‘low frequency glatiramer acetate therapy’.

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