FTC, Cephalon Must Refile Antitrust Motions: Judge

By Christopher Norton (July 28, 2009, 5:38 PM EDT) -- A judge on Tuesday asked for all motions to be refiled in the Federal Trade Commission's ongoing antitrust suit alleging Cephalon Inc. paid off generic competitors in the market for its narcolepsy drug Provigil.

Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg issued his request in a statement from the bench in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, though no formal court order has been filed yet, according to FTC spokesman Mitch Katz.

Judge Goldberg is newly appointed to the court and has no experience with the case, Cephalon spokeswoman Sheryl Williams said.

"He encountered a lot of paper that had...

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