Warner Chilcott Says Contracts Bar Retailers' Doryx Suit

Law360, New York (February 28, 2013, 5:22 PM EST) -- Warner Chilcott PLC said Wednesday that contracts it has with Doryx wholesalers prevent Walgreen Co., Safeway Inc. and two other retailers from suing the drugmaker in Pennsylvania for allegedly preventing competitors from developing a lower-cost generic version of the skin infection treatment.

Warner Chilcott filed a motion seeking to dismiss a lawsuit brought earlier this month by Walgreen, Safeway, Supervalu Inc. and Heb Grocery Co. LP. The retailers claim they paid higher prices for the drug because Warner Chilcott unlawfully maintained control of the Doryx market...
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