Northern District of California Upholds Assignment of Antitrust Claims to Indirect Purchasers* Portions of a reverse payment suit against Endo Pharmaceuticals and others were recently dismissed by Judge William H. Orrick of the Northern District of California. The case  was brought by plaintiffs who allege that a settlement agreement resolving a patent dispute over the drug Lidoderm illegally delayed the release of a generic version. We have previously discussed reverse payments (or pay-for-delay) cases on this blog. A notable aspect of the decision is the court’s treatment of the indirect purchaser plaintiffs’ standing. Under the U.S. Supreme
The US District Court for the Northern District of California upholds assignment of antitrust claims to indirect purchasers (United Food / Teikoku Pharma)
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