PTAB Denies Generics’ Challenge to Xyrem® Patents Under AIA’s CBM Review Program

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board recently denied petitions from generic drug companies Amneal, Par, and Roxane Laboratories challenging the validity of Jazz Pharmaceuticals’ four Orange-Book-listed patents covering the narcolepsy drug Xyrem® under the America Invents Act’s (AIA) covered business method (CBM) review program. Par Pharm., Inc. et al. v. Jazz Pharm., Inc., CBM2014-00149, CBM2014-00150, […]