Professor Raises Antitrust Issue In Vioxx Agreement
The provision that any plaintiffs' attorney must cease to represent a client who refuses to join Merck's opt-in, private agreement is "a per se illegal group boycott," University of Virginia law professor George M. Cohen said.
Cohen pointed this out to the FTC in a Jan. 9 e-mail.
“Effectively, Merck and the negotiating plaintiffs' counsel...
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