J&J Wins Dismissals In Ditropan XL Litigation

Law360, New York (October 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The judge overseeing the litigation over bladder control drug Ditropan XL has again tossed a direct purchaser suit against two Johnson & Johnson subsidiaries he said the plaintiff didn't have standing to sue, leaving one now ousted for good and another suable for just three more weeks.

American Sales Corp.'s suit, which alleged that Ortho-McNeil Inc. and Alza Corp. illegally tried to keep generic versions of the drug off the market by suing and entering into anti-competitive agreements with potential competitors, was already in its third...
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