Judge Finalizes Last Warner Chilcott Settlement

Law360, New York (July 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has finalized the last in a series of settlements involving specialty pharmaceutical company Warner Chilcott Ltd., which was sued by numerous government and private entities for allegedly entering into an illegal agreement to delay the market entry of a generic version of its oral contraceptive Ovcon 35.

Under the settlement, approved Thursday by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Warner Chilcott will pay $9 million to a class of direct purchasers.

According to court documents, no...
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