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Amgen and Horizon's constitutional affirmative defenses should be stricken from preliminary injunction hearing, US FTC urges court

By Serafina Smith
  • 25 Aug 2023 16:40
  • 25 Aug 2023 16:40
Amgen and Horizon’s affirmative defenses should be stricken, the US Federal Trade Commission urged an Illinois federal judge, because they were insufficiently pled and irrelevant to the underlying antitrust matters at hand in an upcoming “narrow” preliminary injunction hearing.

In a reply in support of its motion to strike certain defendants’

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Serafina Smith


Serafina Smith covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex from New York. Before becoming a journalist, Serafina was a paralegal supporting the United States Department of Justice, where she worked on foreign bribery and money laundering cases. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Georgetown University.

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