MERCK & CO., INC. et al v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES et al Featured Case

A lawsuit, filed by several drug makers against the Trump Administration, wishing to block a new rule that would force the drug makers to put the price of their drugs in television advertisements.

Plaintiff: ASSOCIATION OF NATIONAL ADVERTISERS, INC., MERCK & CO., INC., ELI LILLY AND COMPANY and AMGEN INC.
Defendant: ALEX M. AZAR, II, SEEMA VERMA, CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES and UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Case Number: 1:2019cv01738
Filed: June 14, 2019
Court: US District Court for the District of Columbia
Presiding Judge: Amit P Mehta
Nature of Suit: Other Statutory Actions
Cause of Action: 05:0706
Jury Demanded By: None

Docket Report

This docket was last retrieved on July 8, 2019. A more recent docket listing may be available from PACER.

Date Filed Document Text
June 17, 2019 Filing 15 NOTICE of Appearance by Jonathan D. Kossak on behalf of All Defendants (Kossak, Jonathan)
June 17, 2019 Filing 14 NOTICE of Appearance by Joseph Evan Borson on behalf of All Defendants (Borson, Joseph)
June 14, 2019 Filing 13 MOTION to Expedite Proceedings on Plaintiff's Motion for a Stay Pending Judicial Review by AMGEN INC., ASSOCIATION OF NATIONAL ADVERTISERS, INC., ELI LILLY AND COMPANY, MERCK & CO., INC. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Bress, Richard)
June 14, 2019 Filing 12 MOTION to Stay Pending Judicial Review by AMGEN INC., ASSOCIATION OF NATIONAL ADVERTISERS, INC., ELI LILLY AND COMPANY, MERCK & CO., INC. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Bress, Richard)
June 14, 2019 Filing 11 LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by ASSOCIATION OF NATIONAL ADVERTISERS, INC. (Corn-Revere, Robert)
June 14, 2019 Filing 10 NOTICE of Appearance by Ronald G. London on behalf of ASSOCIATION OF NATIONAL ADVERTISERS, INC. (London, Ronald)
June 14, 2019 Filing 9 NOTICE of Appearance by Robert Corn-Revere on behalf of ASSOCIATION OF NATIONAL ADVERTISERS, INC. (Corn-Revere, Robert)
June 14, 2019 Filing 8 NOTICE of Appearance by Benjamin W. Snyder on behalf of AMGEN INC., ELI LILLY AND COMPANY, MERCK & CO., INC. (Snyder, Benjamin)
June 14, 2019 Filing 7 NOTICE of Appearance by Sarah M. Gragert on behalf of AMGEN INC., ELI LILLY AND COMPANY, MERCK & CO., INC. (Gragert, Sarah)
June 14, 2019 Filing 6 NOTICE of Appearance by Daniel Meron on behalf of AMGEN INC., ELI LILLY AND COMPANY, MERCK & CO., INC. (Meron, Daniel)
June 14, 2019 Filing 5 LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMGEN INC. (Bress, Richard)
June 14, 2019 Filing 4 SUMMONS (6) Issued Electronically as to ALEX M. AZAR, II, CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, SEEMA VERMA, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zef, )
June 14, 2019 Filing 3 LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by ELI LILLY AND COMPANY (Bress, Richard)
June 14, 2019 Filing 2 LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by MERCK & CO., INC. (Bress, Richard)
June 14, 2019 Case Assigned to Judge Amit P. Mehta. (zef, )
June 14, 2019 Filing 1 COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-6188695) filed by AMGEN INC., ELI LILLY AND COMPANY, ASSOCIATION OF NATIONAL ADVERTISERS, INC., MERCK & CO., INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of C. Garthwaite, # 2 Declaration of R. Dhar, # 3 Declaration of R. El-Dada for Merck, # 4 Declaration of J. Oleksiw for Lilly, # 5 Declaration of D. Marek for Amgen, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet, # 7 Summons to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, # 8 Summons to Alex M. Azar II, # 9 Summons to U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, # 10 Summons to Seema Verma, # 11 Summons to U.S. Attorney General, # 12 Summons to U.S. Attorney for DC)(Bress, Richard)

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Defendant: ALEX M. AZAR, II
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Defendant: SEEMA VERMA
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Plaintiff: ASSOCIATION OF NATIONAL ADVERTISERS, INC.
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Plaintiff: MERCK & CO., INC.
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Plaintiff: ELI LILLY AND COMPANY
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Plaintiff: AMGEN INC.
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