Shire Doesn't Have To Return Docs In Generic Dispute

Law360, New York (January 23, 2014, 4:08 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge has refused to compel Shire LLC to return privileged documents to Johnson Matthey Inc. in Shire's case accusing the company of infringing patents on its attention deficit hyperactivity disorder drug Vyvanse, saying in an opinion unsealed Thursday that the defendants had not taken reasonable precautions to prevent the inadvertent disclosure.

Defendants Johnson Matthey Inc. and Johnson Mattey Pharmaceutical Materials had asked Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor to force Shire to return or destroy privileged documents they had unintentionally produced, arguing that a...
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