The Amarin Win: How Cahill Gordon Took On The FDA

By Jeff Overley (March 18, 2016, 4:26 PM EDT) -- When Amarin Pharma this month nailed down a seismic win for Big Pharma's off-label marketing, it was the climax of a First Amendment case painstakingly developed by three seasoned attorneys at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP. 

Floyd Abrams

Joel Kurtzberg

Michael Weiss The March 8 settlement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration followed a landmark decision last year in New York federal court allowing Ireland-based Amarin Pharma Inc. to distribute truthful and nonmisleading promotional information to doctors about unapproved uses of omega-3 drug Vascepa.

That sort of promotion has long been perilous, potentially inviting criminal charges and steep financial penalties...

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