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Actavis Partly Settles Generic Intuniv Delay Case

 |  August 20, 2020

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries unit Actavis has settled part of a sprawling antitrust lawsuit in Boston federal court claiming it conspired with Takeda Pharmaceuticals subsidiary Shire to delay generic versions of Shire’s ADHD drug Intuniv, reported Bloomberg Law

The agreement, disclosed in a court filing Wednesday, August 19, resolves class action claims against Actavis by “direct purchasers” like wholesalers and major pharmacy chains that are challenging an earlier patent settlement between the two drugmakers.

It doesn’t affect the claims against Shire or those brought by a separate proposed class of “indirect purchasers” like insurers.