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FTC v. Actavis: The Patent-Antitrust Intersection Revisited

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The Supreme Court ruled in FTC vs. Actavis, that courts are required to apply a rule of reason analysis in determining whether a reverse payment settlement violates antitrust laws. The reverse payment settlement, which is unique to pharmaceutical litigation, enables a patent-holder to maintain exclusivity in the relevant market and keep prices higher than they would or should be.