Peters & Peters involved in one of the most anticipated litigation cases of 2021 according to The Lawyer
Peters & Peters are to be involved in one of the most anticipated litigation cases for 2021 according to the recent The Top 20 Cases of 2021 article by The Lawyer.
Instructed by the claimants The Secretary of State for Health and the NHS Business Services Authority in its ongoing case against Servier Laboratories, the case revolves around big pharma companies deliberately delaying the expiry of drug patents for the purpose of maintaining margins. Servier is accused of breaching EU and UK competition law after it allegedly paid to delay the patent expiry of its blood pressure-lowering drug, Perindopril.
Acting on behalf of Peters & Peters are partners Jonathan Tickner and Jason Woodland, and of counsel Emma Ruane.