MiraLax Plaintiffs Win Injunction Against Braintree

Law360, New York (July 7, 2011, 5:27 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Delaware ruled Thursday that Braintree Laboratories Inc. must continue to do business with direct purchasers who filed a putative antitrust class action accusing the company of initiating baseless patent litigation to block a generic version of the laxative MiraLax.

U.S. District Judge Sue L. Robinson granted the request for a preliminary injunction from plaintiffs Rochester Drug Cooperative Inc., Louisiana Wholesale Drug Co. and Meijer Inc., forcing Braintree to stop its retaliatory action and resume its supplier relationships with the companies.

The plaintiffs...
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