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On May 28, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced it had reached a $1.2 billion settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals,[1] which acquired Cephalon in 2012, over reverse payment for its narcolepsy drug, Provigil.  The Cephalon settlement also has non-monetary terms that bar Cephalon from entering agreements that include (i) payments to a generic filer and (ii) an agreement by a generic filer not to develop or market a drug within 30 days of a patent settlement that impedes generic entry.[2]  The FTC has lauded the outcome of Cephalon—its first settlement post-Actavis[3]—with FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez hailing… Continue Reading Federal Trade Commission Continues March “to Set a Standard for the Industry” with Cephalon Settlement