J&J Unit Hit With Antitrust Suit Over 'Sham' Zytiga Patent
By Ryan Davis (May 21, 2019, 8:59 PM EDT) -- The city of Baltimore has filed a proposed class action antitrust case against the Johnson & Johnson unit that makes the prostate cancer drug Zytiga, alleging the company filed "sham" lawsuits against potential generic competitors over a patent it knew was invalid.
The suit, filed Thursday in the Eastern District of Virginia, seeks to represent everyone in the country who purchased Zytiga at a higher price because generic versions were kept off the market due to the infringement suits by Janssen Biotech.
Baltimore officials said in a statement Monday that the city's self-insured prescription drug plan, which pays for prescription drugs...
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