In Axcan Scandipharm v. Reed Smith, Axcan, a pharmaceutical company, claimed that the firm engaged in an impermissible conflict that led to disclosure of confidential information by the firm to a second client.
According to an opinion written by Philadelphia’s Commerce Case Management Program Judge Howland W. Abramson, Reed Smith represented Axcan in a patent litigation case brought against the company in federal court. Axcan was indemnified by American Home Products Corp. (AHP) — which is now known as Wyeth — and/or Eurand International, and AHP/Eurand paid Reed Smith for its representation of Axcan under that indemnification agreement, Abramson said.
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