By Melissa Lipman (January 17, 2017, 5:42 PM EST) -- After more than three years of litigation in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark pay-for-delay ruling, 2016 saw a slew of appellate opinions over the scope of the antitrust scrutiny patent settlements can face. But the year ahead promises still more key decisions from the Third Circuit and a host of district court action as a slew of other cases move forward.
Here's a cheat sheet of major pay-for-delay suits to watch in 2017:
Case: In re: Loestrin 24 Fe Antitrust Litigation
Court: District of Rhode Island
Drug: Loestrin, oral contraceptive
Status: Awaiting motion to dismiss ruling...
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