Federal Trade Commission v. AbbVie Inc. et al.

Date Filed: September 8, 2014
Status: Decided
District Court: Eastern District of Pennsylvania – 2:14-cv-05151-HB
Nature of Suit: Generic Competition Block or Delay|Antitrust
Defendant Type: Pharma
Plaintiff Type: Federal
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FTC alleged AbbVie sued generic companies for patent infringement over their proposed generic version of the testosterone gel, AndroGel, without justifiable grounds but merely to delay the generics. A federal judge in Philadelphia found that AbbVie illegally delayed generic versions of its testosterone replacement drug AndroGel from entering the market and ordered the payment of $448 million in illegal profits to consumers.

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