The Legality of Reverse Payment Settlements in Paragraph IV Disputes

IAM Magazine
July/August 2012

Although subject to substantial controversy, reverse-payment settlements in paragraph IV disputes largely have withstood attack under the antitrust laws. This article reviews the key circuit decisions and explores the FTC’s most recent statements on so-called “pay-for-delay” settlements.
This article first appeared in Intellectual Asset Management magazine issue 54, published by The IP Media Group. To view the issue in full, please go to

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