Recognized at the 2016 LMG Life Sciences Awards
By Paul Hastings Professional
Paul Hastings was recognized with multiple LMG Life Sciences Awards. Bruce Wexler was named “General Patent Litigator of the Year – New York” and Naveen Modi was recognized as Post Grant Proceedings Attorney of the Year. The Life Sciences Patent Litigation practice also won awards for two Hatch-Waxman Impact Cases of the Year, including Helsinn Healthcare SA v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, a win resolving a long-running patent dispute over Aloxi®, a drug used to treat chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting. The Paul Hastings team representing Helsinn was led by Joseph O’Malley. The firm was also honored for its work on behalf of Eli Lily in Sanofi-Aventis US v. Eli Lilly & Co., where Bruce Wexler led the team representing Eli Lily in litigation regarding the marketing of Basaglar®, its insulin glargine drug product. The case was settled in late 2015, with the press reporting Eli Lilly’s ability to launch the drug.