Actelion Denied Judgment In Tracleer Antitrust Suit

Law360, Chicago (October 21, 2013, 8:00 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Monday rejected Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd.’s bid for a quick end to its lawsuit claiming antitrust laws don’t require it to supply its Tracleer blood pressure medicine to aid in developing generics, ruling in favor of several generic-drug makers and ordering the case to proceed to discovery.

In a brief order, U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman denied Actelion’s motion for judgment on the pleadings and to dismiss counterclaims filed by the defendants, which include Apotex Inc., Roxane Laboratories and Actavis...
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