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2 Sanofi drug patents invalidated

WASHINGTON - Sanofi’s two patents on the cancer drug Taxotere were ruled invalid and unenforceable by a federal court Monday in a victory for two makers of generic drugs, Hospira Inc. and Apotex Inc.

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a lower court finding on the two patents.

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