AstraZeneca Seeks To Block Dr Reddy’s US Brilinta Rival
AstraZeneca has petitioned a US court to stop India’s Dr Reddy’s from launching a generic version of its blood clot-fighting drug Brilinta, accusing the Indian drugmaker of patent infringement.
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