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Schering-Plough Healthcare Prod., Inc., 09-1438

In plaintiff's Lanham Act suit against defendants involving an oral laxative and over-the-counter versions of the drug manufactured by defendants, dismissal of plaintiff's complaint without prejudice is affirmed as the FDA is conducting a proceeding to determine whether defendants' drugs are misbranded now that there is an over-the-counter version of the drug.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/29/2009
  • Published 10/29/2009


  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, FLAUM, and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Brian D. Baird, Borgelt, Powell, Peterson, & Frauen, Milwaukee, WI, Emily Johnson Henn (argued), Covington & Burling, Washington, DC, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Anthony S. Baish, Godfrey & Kahn, Milwaukee, WI, James P. Ellison, Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, Washington, DC, Lisa M. Arent, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, Milwaukee, WI, C. Randolph Ross, Breckenridge Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Berlin, CT, Robert P. Charrow, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Washington, DC, Richard A. Edlin (argued), Greenberg Traurig, New York, NY, for Defendants-Appellees.
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