Merck Seeks To Quash Ranbaxy's Subpoenas

Law360, New York (April 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Merck & Co. Inc. has taken its frustrations over multiple subpoenas from generic-drug maker Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. to a judge, claiming that the requests for information on Merck's blood pressure drug Enapren amounted to an international fact-gathering expedition.

In a third-party motion filed Monday, Merck asked the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey to quash a recent subpoena for information that Ranbaxy claimed it needed in its ongoing patent litigation with Pfizer Inc. in that court.

Merck said that it had been bombarded...
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