Direct Buyers Seek Class Certification In Flonase Suit

Law360, New York (December 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Wholesale drug purchaser American Sales Co. Inc. has asked a judge to grant class certification to direct purchasers of the allergy drug Flonase in its antitrust suit against GlaxoSmithKline PLC alleging that the company filed “baseless” petitions with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to delay the sale of a generic.

On Friday, Lancaster, N.Y.-based American Sales Co. filed the motion for class certification in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, requesting that the class include “all persons or entities in the...
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