Case Details

CourtDistrict of Delaware
Docket number1:16-cv-00333
Date case filed2016-05-06
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Sue L. Robinson
Case cause35:271 Patent Infringement
Nature of suit830 Patent
Jury demandNone
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: LEO Pharma A/S
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Jack B. Blumenfeld
Attorney Contact:
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LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Maryellen Noreika
Attorney Contact:
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ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: LEO Laboratories Limited
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Jack B. Blumenfeld
Attorney Contact:
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LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Maryellen Noreika
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: LEO Pharma, Inc.
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Jack B. Blumenfeld
Attorney Contact:
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Attorney name: Maryellen Noreika
Attorney Contact:
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Party: Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.
Party type: Counter Claimant
Attorney name: James L. Higgins
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Attorney name: Robert M. Vrana
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Party: Actavis, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Melanie K. Sharp
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Attorney name: Robert M. Vrana
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Party: Actavis, Inc.
Party type: Counter Claimant
Attorney name: Robert M. Vrana
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Party: Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.
Party type: Counter Claimant
Attorney name: Robert M. Vrana
Attorney Contact:
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ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: LEO Laboratories Limited
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Jack B. Blumenfeld
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Maryellen Noreika
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: LEO Pharma A/S
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Jack B. Blumenfeld
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Maryellen Noreika
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: LEO Pharma, Inc.
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: Jack B. Blumenfeld
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Maryellen Noreika
Attorney Contact:
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ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Allergan Finance LLC
Party type: Counter Claimant
TERMINATED: 11/17/2016

formerly known asActavis Inc.
TERMINATED: 11/17/2016
Attorney name: Robert M. Vrana
Attorney Contact:
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TERMINATED: 11/17/2016 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
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12016-05-06 COMPLAINT for PATENT INFRINGEMENT filed against Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc., Actavis, Inc. - Magistrate Consent Notice to Pltf. ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0311-1926868.) - filed by LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet)(sec) (Entered: 05/06/2016)
1.1 Exhibit A
1.2 Civil Cover Sheet
22016-05-06 Notice, Consent and Referral forms re: U.S. Magistrate Judge jurisdiction. (sec) (Entered: 05/06/2016)
32016-05-06 Supplemental information for patent cases involving an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) - Date Patentee(s) Received Notice: 03/30/2016. Date of Expiration of Patent: SEE ANDA Form .Thirty Month Stay Deadline: 7/23/2019. (sec) (Entered: 05/06/2016)
42016-05-06 Report to the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks for Patent/Trademark Number(s) 7,410,656 B2; 8,278,292 B2; 8,372,827 B2; 8,372,828 B2; 8,377,919 B2. (sec) (Entered: 05/06/2016)
52016-05-06 Disclosure Statement pursuant to Rule 7.1: identifying Corporate Parent LEO Pharma A/S for LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma, Inc.; Corporate Parent The LEO Foundation for LEO Pharma A/S filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc.. (sec) (Entered: 05/06/2016)
62016-05-09 SUMMONS Returned Executed by LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma, Inc.. Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc. served on 5/6/2016, answer due 5/27/2016. (Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 05/09/2016)
72016-05-09 DECLARATION of Mailing (as to service on Actavis, Inc.) by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A & B)(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 05/09/2016)
82016-05-20 STIPULATION TO EXTEND TIME to move, answer or otherwise respond to the Complaint to June 27, 2016 - filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc., Actavis, Inc.. (Sharp, Melanie) (Entered: 05/20/2016)
92016-06-27 ANSWER to 1 Complaint, , COUNTERCLAIM against LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc. by Actavis, Inc., Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc..(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 06/27/2016)
102016-06-27 Disclosure Statement pursuant to Rule 7.1: identifying Corporate Parent Actavis, Inc. for Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc., Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.; Corporate Parent Allergan plc (f/k/a Actavis plc) for Actavis, Inc., Actavis, Inc. filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc., Actavis, Inc.. (Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 06/27/2016)
112016-06-27 MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Appearance of Attorney C. Kyle Musgrove, Thomas B. King and Stephanie Sivinski - filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc., Actavis, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Certifications by Counsel)(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 06/27/2016)
122016-06-28 MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Appearance of Attorney Yongjin Zhu - filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc., Actavis, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Certification)(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 06/28/2016)
132016-06-30 Order Setting In-Person Patent Scheduling Conference: A Scheduling Conference is set for 7/26/2016 at 04:00 PM in Courtroom 4B before Judge Sue L. Robinson. Signed by Judge Sue L. Robinson on 6/30/2016. (nmfn) (Entered: 06/30/2016)
142016-07-20 Order Setting In-Person Patent Scheduling Conference: A Scheduling Conference is set for 8/17/2016 at 04:00 PM in Courtroom 4B before Judge Sue L. Robinson. Signed by Judge Sue L. Robinson on 7/19/2016. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-00333-SLR, 1:16-cv-00430-SLR(nmfn) (Entered: 07/20/2016)
152016-07-21 ANSWER to 9 Answer to Complaint, Counterclaim / LEO's Answer to Counterclaims of Actavis Defendants by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 07/21/2016)
162016-07-22 MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Appearance of Attorney George F. Pappas, Jeffrey Lerner and Alexa R. Hansen - filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc.. (Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 07/22/2016)
172016-09-13 PROPOSED ORDER -- Scheduling Order -- by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Letter to The Honorable Sue L. Robinson from Maryellen Noreika enclosing order)(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 09/13/2016)
17.1 Letter to The Honorable Sue L. Robinson from Maryellen Noreika enclosing order
182016-10-03 Disclosure Statement pursuant to Rule 7.1: identifying Corporate Parent Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. for Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc., Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc. filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.. (Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 10/03/2016)
192016-10-11 PROPOSED ORDER -- Patent Case Scheduling Order -- by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Letter to the Honorable Sue L. Robinson)(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 10/11/2016)
19.1 Letter to the Honorable Sue L. Robinson
202016-10-13 SCHEDULING ORDER: Case referred to the Magistrate Judge for the purpose of exploring ADR. Case referred to the Magistrate Judge for discovery and all motions to dismiss, amend, transfer and any discovery motions permitted by the Magistrate Judge. Joinder of Parties due by 8/3/2017. Amended Pleadings due by 8/3/2017. Fact Discovery completed by 12/22/2017. Expert Discovery due by 6/22/2018. A Status Conference re: Expert Discovery is set for 6/12/2018 at 04:30 PM in Courtroom 4B before Judge Sue L. Robinson Claim Construction Opening Brief due by 6/22/2017. Claim Construction Answering Brief due by 7/20/2017. Claim Construction Reply Brief due by 8/10/2017. Claim Construction Surreply Brief due by 8/31/2017. A Markman Hearing is set for 9/15/2017 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 4B before Judge Sue L. Robinson. A Final Pretrial Conference is set for 9/13/2018 at 04:00 PM in Courtroom 4B before Judge Sue L. Robinson. A Bench Trial is set for 10/9/2018 at 09:00 AM in Courtroom 4B before Judge Sue L. Robinson. Post Trial Briefing: Opening Brief due 11/15/2018, Responsive Briefing 12/18/2018, Reply Briefing 1/8/2019, Sur-reply Briefing 1/22/2019. Signed by Judge Sue L. Robinson on 10/13/2016. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-00333-SLR, 1:16-cv-00430-SLR(nmfn) (Entered: 10/13/2016)
212016-10-18 ORDER- A Discovery Review Hearing is set for 11/16/2016 at 03:00 PM in Courtroom 6C before Judge Sherry R. Fallon. Signed by Judge Sherry R. Fallon on 10/18/2016. Associated Cases: 1:16-cv-00333-SLR-SRF, 1:16-cv-00430-SLR-SRF(lih) (Entered: 10/18/2016)
222016-10-26 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Plaintiffs' Initial Disclosures Identifying Defendants' Accused Products and Plaintiffs' Asserted Patents filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 10/26/2016)
232016-10-31 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Defendants' Core Technical Documents filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc., Actavis, Inc..(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 10/31/2016)
242016-11-01 NOTICE OF SERVICE of (1) Plaintiffs' Initial Disclosures and (2) Plaintiffs' Initial Disclosures Pursuant to Rule 26(a)(1) filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 11/01/2016)
252016-11-01 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Rule 26 Initial Disclosures of Defendant Actavis Laboratories, UT, Inc. filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc..(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 11/01/2016)
262016-11-04 NOTICE OF SERVICE of (1) Leo's First Set of Interrogatories to Actavis and (2) Plaintiffs' First Set of Requests for the Production of Documents and Things to Actavis filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Blumenfeld, Jack) (Entered: 11/04/2016)
272016-11-16 Joint PROPOSED ORDER Dismissing Defendant Actavis, Inc. Without Prejudice by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc., Actavis, Inc.. (Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 11/16/2016)
282016-11-17 MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Appearance of Attorney Martin Ellison - filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Certification by Counsel)Motions referred to Sherry R. Fallon.(Higgins, James) (Entered: 11/17/2016)
292016-11-30 Stipulated Protective Order by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc.. (Noreika, Maryellen) Modified on 11/30/2016 (lih). (Entered: 11/30/2016)
302016-11-30 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Defendant Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.'s First Set of Requests for Production of Documents and Things Directed to Plaintiffs Leo Pharma A/S, Leo Laboratories Limited, and Leo Pharma, Inc. filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc..(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 11/30/2016)
312016-12-08 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.'s Responses to Plaintiffs' First Set of Requests for Production, and Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.'s Responses to Plaintiffs' First Set of Interrogatories filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc..(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 12/08/2016)
322016-12-22 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Plaintiffs' Initial Infringement Charts as to Actavis filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Noreika, Maryellen) (Main Document 32 replaced on 12/29/2016) (lih). (Entered: 12/22/2016)
332017-01-05 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Plaintiffs' Objections and Responses to Defendant Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.'s First Set of Requests for Production of Documents and Things (Nos. 1-93) filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Blumenfeld, Jack) (Entered: 01/05/2017)
342017-01-13 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Plaintiffs' Second Set of Requests for the Production of Documents and Things to Actavis filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Blumenfeld, Jack) (Entered: 01/13/2017)
352017-01-20 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.'s Invalidity Contentions filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc..(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 01/20/2017)
362017-02-10 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Defendants' First Set of Joint Interrogatories Directed to Plaintiffs Leo Pharma A/S, Leo Laboratories Limited, and Leo Pharma, Inc. filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc..(Sharp, Melanie) (Entered: 02/10/2017)
372017-02-13 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.'s Responses to Plaintiffs' Second Set of Requests for Production filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc..(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 02/13/2017)
382017-02-21 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Leo's Second Set of Interrogatories to Actavis filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 02/21/2017)
392017-03-06 NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL for C. Kyle Musgrove, Thomas B. King, Stephanie Sivinski, Yongjin Zhu, Martin Ellison, and the law firm of Haynes and Boone, LLP to Withdraw as Attorney - filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc., Allergan Finance LLC. (Vrana, Robert) Modified on 3/7/2017 (fms). (Entered: 03/06/2017)
412017-03-08 NOTICE of Withdrawal by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc. Corrected Notice of Withdrawal of C. Kyle Musgrove, Thomas B. King, Stephanie Sivinski, Yongjin Zhu, Martin Ellison, and the law firm of Haynes and Boone, LLP [Replacing D.I. 39] (Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 03/08/2017)
422017-03-08 MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Appearance of Attorney [Corrected Motion for Pro Hac Vice Appearance of Attorney Jonathan D. Ball, Ph.D., Richard C. Pettus and Scott J. Bornstein [Replacing D.I. 40] - filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Certification - Jonathan D. Ball, # 2 Certification - Richard C. Pettus, # 3 Certification - Scott J. Bornstein)Motions referred to Sherry R. Fallon.(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 03/08/2017)
432017-03-13 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Leo's Objections and Responses to Defendants' First Set of Joint Interrogatories to Plaintiffs Leo Pharma A/S, Leo Laboratories Limited, and Leo Pharma, Inc. filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 03/13/2017)
442017-03-23 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.'s Responses to Plaintiffs' Second Set of Interrogatories filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc..(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 03/23/2017)
452017-03-23 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.'s Disclosure of Claim Terms in Need of Construction filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc..(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 03/23/2017)
462017-03-24 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Leo's Claim Terms to Be Construed filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 03/24/2017)
472017-03-27 MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Appearance of Attorney Justin A. MacLean - filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Certification by Counsel)Motions referred to Sherry R. Fallon.(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 03/27/2017)
482017-03-30 PROPOSED ORDER Stipulated Discovery Order by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc.. (Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 03/30/2017)
492017-04-12 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.'s Amended Disclosure of Claim Terms in Need of Construction filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc..(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
502017-04-25 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.'s Amended and Supplemental Invalidity Contentions filed by Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc..(Vrana, Robert) (Entered: 04/25/2017)
512017-04-27 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Plaintiffs' Preliminary Claim Constructions and Intrinsic and Extrinsic Evidence Pursuant to the Scheduling Order filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 04/27/2017)
522017-04-28 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Defendants Proposed Preliminary Claim Constructions and Identification of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Evidence in Support filed by Perrigo Company, Perrigo UK FINCO Limited Partnership.(Pedi, Nicole) (Entered: 04/28/2017)
532017-05-18 [SEALED] STIPULATION to File Amended Complaint and to Amend Scheduling Order re 1 Complaint, 20 Scheduling Order,,,,, by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1-First Amended Complaint, # 2 Exhibits A-K to Amended Complaint)(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 05/18/2017)
542017-05-18 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Plaintiffs' Identification of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Evidence in Opposition to Defendants' Proposed Constructions of Disputed Terms Pursuant to the Scheduling Order filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 05/18/2017)
552017-05-18 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Defendants' Proposed Preliminary Claim Constructions and Identification of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Evidence in Support (Both in Support and in Opposition) filed by Perrigo Company, Perrigo UK FINCO Limited Partnership.(Pedi, Nicole) (Entered: 05/18/2017)
562017-05-19 [SEALED] AMENDED COMPLAINT against Actavis Laboratories UT, Inc.- filed by LEO Pharma, Inc., LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits A-K)(fms) (Entered: 05/19/2017)
572017-05-19 Report to the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks for Patent/Trademark Number(s) 8,901,356 B2; 9,416,084 B2; . (Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 05/19/2017)
582017-05-19 NOTICE OF SERVICE of Plaintiffs' Initial Infringement Charts for U.S. Patent Nos. 8,901,356 and 9,416,084 filed by LEO Laboratories Limited, LEO Pharma A/S, LEO Pharma, Inc..(Noreika, Maryellen) (Entered: 05/19/2017)