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Blockbuster win for Novartis

Posted 14 October 2020

The patent on an oral form of the Novartis blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya has been given the go ahead to proceed to grant after a ruling in the Federal Court ended a three year legal stoush with generic giant Arrow Pharmaceuticals.

"Novartis welcomes the decision by Justice Burley that the appeal be allowed and the patent application proceed to grant," the company said in a statement.

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