Health Group Of The Year: Covington & Burling

Law360, New York (January 20, 2012, 8:37 PM EST) -- Attorneys from Covington & Burling LLP’s life sciences group helped Eli Lilly & Co. unravel a long-standing marketing partnership with Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. in an arrangement that could net Eli Lilly some $1.6 billion, one of several victories that earned the firm a spot among Law360’s Health Groups of 2011.

Eli Lilly and Amylin had entered into a joint marketing agreement in 2002 to bring the Type 2 diabetes drug exenatide to market. They rolled out the brand name drug Byetta in 2005, and were planning...
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