pills.jpgIPNews® – Pfizer Inc. and Northwestern University filed a lawsuit on Friday in an attempt to prevent a generic-drug manufacturer from producing a form of the patented drug Lyrica.

The company and the university have actively fought to protect the patent for the drug, which brought in more than $3.7 billion in revenues in 2011.  Wockhardt Ltd. claims that the patent should be invalid due to obviousness and is attempting to obtain permission to manufacture and distribute a generic form of the drug in America.

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