Pfizer Seeks Sanctions In Wyeth Deal Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (February 24, 2010, 12:53 PM EST) -- Pfizer Inc. has asked a federal judge to sanction the plaintiffs who brought a suit challenging Pfizer's $68 billion buyout of Wyeth, accusing them of trying to disrupt the companies' integration, extort a settlement payment and drive up the costs of defending the suit.

Pfizer and Wyeth filed their motion for sanctions in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Tuesday, asking the court to force the plaintiffs and their counsel to pay the attorneys' fees and other costs incurred in the...
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