High Court Won't Review Case Over Skelaxin Antitrust Standing

Law360, New York (October 1, 2012, 4:24 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused SigmaPharm Inc.'s bid to revive its lawsuit over royalties for a proposed generic version of prescription muscle relaxant Skelaxin, declining to review a rule that only market competitors and consumers have standing to sue under U.S. antitrust law.

SigmaPharm urged the high court in April to review a Third Circuit decision upholding the dismissal of its antitrust and contract suit that alleges the company was entitled to a share of a settlement between Mutual Pharmaceutical Co. Inc. and King Pharmaceuticals...
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