Momenta Pharmaceuticals Announces Extension of Temporary Restraining Order Against Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and International Medical Systems, Ltd.

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MNTA), a biotechnology company specializing in the characterization and engineering of complex drugs, today announced that the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts today entered an order extending the temporary restraining order enjoining Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and International Medical Systems, Ltd. from offering to sell or selling their generic enoxaparin until October 28, 2011. The Court is continuing to consider Momenta's motion for a preliminary injunction.

About Momenta

Momenta Pharmaceuticals is a biotechnology company specializing in the detailed structural analysis of complex mixture drugs. Momenta is applying its technology to the development of generic versions of complex drug products, as well as to the discovery and development of novel drugs. Momenta was founded in 2001 based on technology initially developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.


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