Perrigo Triumphs In Trial Over Rexall's False Ad Claims

Law360, New York (April 9, 2010, 4:32 PM EDT) -- A jury has cleared store-brand supplement maker Perrigo Co. of rival Rexall Sundown Inc.'s false advertising claims and awarded the company roughly $136,000 in damages on four counterclaims.

Following a three-and-a-half week trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, a 10-member jury concluded that Perrigo's retail-brand joint supplements did not mislead consumers via labels urging them to compare the product to Rexall's Osteo Bi-Flex.

Meanwhile, the jury gave merit to counterclaims that Rexall injured Perrigo through unfair competition and false...
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