Judge Merges Suits Over Provigil Pay-For-Delay Deals

Law360, New York (October 5, 2010, 3:50 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has consolidated three lawsuits, one a class action, accusing Cephalon Inc. and several generics makers — including Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. — of conspiring to keep a generic version of narcolepsy drug Provigil off the market.

Judge Mitchel S. Goldberg of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Monday merged two cases filed by Jabo's Pharmacy Inc. and Giant Eagle Inc. with a consolidated class action led by King Drug Co. of Florence Inc. King...
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