NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraCap Pharmaceutical, LLC announced that it has instituted a civil lawsuit against InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Exelan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (collectively, "InvaGen") in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, at Civil No. 15-cv-8222. In its Complaint, PuraCap Pharmaceutical alleges that InvaGen breached certain obligations to PuraCap Pharmaceutical by improperly negotiating with Cipla (EU) Limited to acquire the InvaGen business when InvaGen was legally prohibited from doing so. InvaGen publicly announced an agreement to sell its business to Cipla on September 4, 2015. PuraCap seeks damages resulting from InvaGen's violations.
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PuraCap Pharmaceutical LLC is an emerging, fully integrated pharmaceutical company with expertise in product development, manufacturing, and bringing affordable, world-class quality products to their customers. The PuraCap corporate structure supports a two-pronged approach for global growth with dedicated companies in the areas of prescription brands (PuraCap Pharmaceutical) as well as prescription generics and OTC and private label brands. Go to www.puracap.com for more information.
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