Judge Keeps Privileged Ditropan Documents Sealed

Law360, New York (November 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has refused to force Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Alza Corp. to turn over 112 pages of privileged documents requested by indirect purchasers in the multidistrict litigation over bladder control drug Ditropan XL.

In an order filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Magistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte denied the indirect purchasers’ request for an in camera review of the documents without prejudice. She left room for the indirect purchasers to renew the bid if more evidence is...
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