Wyeth Loses Bid To Oust Howrey From Stent Suit

Law360, New York (August 26, 2009, 2:36 PM EDT) -- Howrey LLP can represent Boston Scientific Corp. in several stent patent lawsuits against Wyeth and Johnson & Johnson Inc., a federal judge has said, rejecting Wyeth's complaints of conflict of interest.

Howrey, which represents a Wyeth entity in a separate case in Europe, broke the rules when it agreed to represent BSC, but that is not sufficient to disqualify the firm, Judge Sue Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware said in an opinion issued Tuesday.

Instead, Judge Robinson ordered Howrey to...
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