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Company: GlaxoSmithKline PLC
Current Parent CompanyGlaxoSmithKline
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Penalty: $92,000,000
Year: 2004
Date: July 8, 2004
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: GlaxoSmithKline agreed to pay $92 million to settle lawsuits alleging it gamed patents to delay the introduction of a generic alternative to its antibiotic Augmentin. The move was announced in a company press release: (click here)
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Eastern District of Virginia
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:02cv442
Case Name: Ryan-House, et al v. GlaxoSmithKline Plc, et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: pharmaceuticals
Source of Data(click here)
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