By Khorri Atkinson (March 24, 2022, 3:40 p.m. EDT) — Endo Pharmaceuticals on Thursday won a DC federal court dismissal of the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust lawsuit accusing it of entering into a second “payment for delay” with Impax Laboratories to avoid competition from Endo’s Opana ER painkiller.
U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth, in a sealed order, agreed to dismiss the case against the two drugmakers alongside Impax owner Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc. due to the “failure to report” of the FTC.
In a separate one-page order in the case file, Judge Lamberth explained that his opinion was sealed because it referred to documents that the district court allowed the parties to file as…
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