Pharmaceutical Patent Settlements Under Fire on Both Sides of the Atlantic

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In recent weeks, the pharmaceutical industry has been in the crosshairs of antitrust enforcers in the U.S. and in Europe. Specifically, patent litigation settlements in which a brand pharmaceutical manufacturer makes a payment to a potential generic entrant in return for a delay of entry (so-called “reverse payment settlements”) are under attack on both sides of the Atlantic.

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