Cert. Denied, For Now, In Flonase Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (July 14, 2010, 6:32 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has temporarily denied class certification in litigation accusing SmithKline Beecham Corp. of stalling the emergence of generic versions of the nasal spray Flonase, asking the plaintiffs to rebrief their motion in light of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit's recent ruling in a price-fixing class action against diamond company De Beers SA.

Judge Anita B. Brody of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania denied without prejudice the plaintiffs' motion for class certification Wednesday, giving them until...
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