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Two pharma cos and several generic accomplices named in pay-for-delay probe

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The European Commission has fired warning shots at Lundbeck and Servier in its long-running probe into the possibility that pharmaceutical companies have engaged in anti-competitive business practices. This is the first case that may lead to Commission action against companies for "pay-for-delay" tactics to keep competing generic products off the market.

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