CMA: pay-for-delay settlement “restrictive in its own right”

Malina McLennan

01 March 2017

CMA: pay-for-delay settlement “restrictive in its own right”

Competition Appeal Tribunal at Victoria House in London, iStock/Paul The Archivist

In its opening statement at the Competition Appeal Tribunal today, the UK competition authority said that pay-for-delay agreements between an antidepressant patent holder and generics manufacturers were “by nature antithetical to the competitive process”.