Wellbutrin Antitrust Suit To Proceed On Most Claims

Law360, New York (March 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A suit filed by a group of direct purchasers of Wellbutrin XL against Biovail Corp. and GlaxoSmithKline PLC alleging that the two engaged in anti-competitive conduct in a patent fight over the antidepressant will move forward, although a district judge dismissed one claim Monday.

Judge Mary A. McLaughlin of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissed a substantive monopolization claim against Biovail but kept the rest of the claims alive.

GSK and Biovail had both submitted motions to dismiss all claims...
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