Aventis Wants Sens.' Letter Excluded In Arava Case

Law360, New York (October 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC and Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc. are asking the judge overseeing a lawsuit accusing them of blocking generic competition for arthritis drug Arava not to allow a 2006 letter penned by former U.S. Sen. Trett Lott and current Sen. Debbie Stabenow to be introduced at trial.

Aventis filed a motion in limine Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York seeking to exclude the letter. Aventis also filed four other motions — two of which are under seal — on...
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