Pfizer, Microsoft Team Up In Legal Onslaught Against "Viagra" Purveyors

Law360, New York (February 11, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Drug maker Pfizer, Inc. and software company Microsoft Corp. have joined forces in a legal broadside against two international pharmacy spam rings operating websites that are accused of selling illegal generic versions of Pfizer's erectile dysfunction drug Viagra.

The two companies have filed a total of 17 new actions against defendants involved in the sale and advertising of “potentially dangerous medications,” the companies said.

Pfizer has filed civil actions against two websites that allegedly promote and sell products that are unapproved by the U.S. Food and...
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