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Ferring B.V. et al v. Allergan Inc. et al, No. 1:12-cv-02650 (S.D.N.Y.)
Case Title: Ferring B.V. et al v. Allergan Inc. et al
Case Type: Civil Case
Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Index Number(s): 1:2012cv2650, 1:12-cv-02650, 1:12-cv-02650-PKC
Nature of Suit: Patent
Judge: P. Kevin Castel
Case Opened: April 5, 2012
Docket Entries
Date Filed Dkt # Entry Text
Apr 5, 2012 SUMMONS ISSUED as to Allergan Inc., Allergan Sales, LLC, Allergan USA, Inc., Seymour H. Fein, Ronald V. Nardi, Reprise Biopharmaceutics, LLC, Serenity Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Serenity Pharmaceuticals, LLC. (ama)
Summons Issued
Apr 5, 2012 Magistrate Judge James L. Cott is so designated. (ama)
Case Designation
Apr 5, 2012 Case Designated ECF. (ama)
Case Designated ECF
Apr 5, 2012 Mailed notice to Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks to report the filing of this action. (ama)
Mail Patent Form (case opening)
Apr 5, 2012 Case Eligible for Patent Pilot Program. (ama)
Case Designated Patent Pilot Program
Apr 5, 2012 1 COMPLAINT against Allergan Inc., Allergan Sales, LLC, Allergan USA, Inc., Seymour H. Fein, Ronald V. Nardi, Reprise Biopharmaceutics, LLC, Serenity Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Serenity Pharmaceuticals, LLC. (Filing Fee $ 350.00, Receipt Number 4601)Document filed by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc., Ferring B.V., Ferring International Center S.A. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3)(ama) (Entered: 04/09/2012)
Complaint
Apr 5, 2012 2 STANDING ORDER IN RE PILOT PROJECT REGARDING CASE MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES FOR COMPLEX CIVIL CASES IN THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK (See M-10-468 Order filed November 1, 2011). This case is hereby designated for inclusion in the Pilot Project Regarding Case Management Techniques for Complex Civil Cases in the Southern District of New York (the Pilot Project), unless the judge to whom this case is assigned determines otherwise. This case is designated for inclusion in the Pilot Project because it is a class action, an MDL action, or is in one of the following Nature of Suit categories: 160, 245, 315, 355, 365, 385, 410, 830, 840, 850, 893, or 950. The presiding judge in a case that does not otherwise qualify for inclusion in the Pilot Project may nevertheless designate the case for inclusion in the Pilot Project by issuing an order directing that the case be included in the Pilot Project. The description of the Pilot Project, including procedures to be followed, is attached to this Order. (Signed by Judge Loretta A. Preska on 10/31/2011) (ama) (Entered: 04/09/2012)
Standing Order re Complex Civil Cases
Apr 11, 2012 3 AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of Summons and Complaint,. Serenity Pharmaceuticals Corporation served on 4/9/2012, answer due 4/30/2012. Service was accepted by Annie Chang, Managing Agent. Document filed by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Ferring B.V.; Ferring International Center S.A.. (Zazzali, Mara) (Entered: 04/11/2012)
Affidavit of Service Complaints
Apr 11, 2012 4 AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of Summons and Complaint,. Reprise Biopharmaceutics, LLC served on 4/9/2012, answer due 4/30/2012. Service was accepted by Annie Chang, Managing Agent. Document filed by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Ferring B.V.; Ferring International Center S.A.. (Zazzali, Mara) (Entered: 04/11/2012)
Affidavit of Service Complaints
Apr 11, 2012 5 AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of Summons and Complaint,. Seymour H. Fein served on 4/9/2012, answer due 4/30/2012. Service was accepted by Seymour H. Fein. Document filed by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Ferring B.V.; Ferring International Center S.A.. (Zazzali, Mara) (Entered: 04/11/2012)
Affidavit of Service Complaints
Apr 11, 2012 6 AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of Summons and Complaint,. Ronald V. Nardi served on 4/9/2012, answer due 4/30/2012. Service was accepted by Ronald V. Nardi. Document filed by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Ferring B.V.; Ferring International Center S.A.. (Zazzali, Mara) (Entered: 04/11/2012)
Affidavit of Service Complaints
Apr 13, 2012 7 NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT to Judge Robert W. Sweet, Patent Judge. Judge Paul A. Engelmayer is no longer assigned to the case. (sjo) (Entered: 04/13/2012)
Notice of Case Assignment/Reassignment
Apr 13, 2012 8 STANDING ORDER IN RE IMPLEMENTATION OF PATENT PILOT PROGRAM IN THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK (See M-10-468 Order filed November 21, 2011). It appearing that the Court has elected to participate in the Pilot Project for Patent Cases established pursuant to Pub L. No. 111-349, 124 Stat. 3674. Therefore, effective November 21, 2011, the Court's participation in the Patent Pilot Project will commence and shall include pro se cases. The Pilot program will be subject to the following procedures: When a designated Pilot judge receives a patent case on initial assignment, no transfer will take place. The designated Pilot judge will notify, by memorandum, the Assignment Committee of the assignment with a copy to the Case Assignment Unit.... (Signed by Judge Loretta A. Preska on 11/21/2011) (sjo) (Entered: 04/13/2012)
Standing Order re Patent Cases Pilot Program
Apr 19, 2012 9 AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of Summons and Complaint,. Allergan Inc. served on 4/9/2012, answer due 4/30/2012. Service was accepted by Judy Cobin, Managing Agent. Document filed by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Ferring B.V.; Ferring International Center S.A.. (Zazzali, Mara) (Entered: 04/19/2012)
Affidavit of Service Complaints
Apr 19, 2012 10 AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of Summons and Complaint,. Allergan Sales, LLC served on 4/9/2012, answer due 4/30/2012. Service was accepted by Maureen Cogan of Corporation Service Company. Document filed by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Ferring B.V.; Ferring International Center S.A.. (Zazzali, Mara) (Entered: 04/19/2012)
Affidavit of Service Complaints
Apr 19, 2012 11 AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of Summons and Complaint,. Serenity Pharmaceuticals, LLC served on 4/9/2012, answer due 4/30/2012. Service was accepted by Veronica Muentes, Managing Agent. Document filed by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Ferring B.V.; Ferring International Center S.A.. (Zazzali, Mara) (Entered: 04/19/2012)
Affidavit of Service Complaints
Apr 19, 2012 12 AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE of Summons and Complaint,. Allergan USA, Inc. served on 4/9/2012, answer due 4/30/2012. Service was accepted by Maureen Cogan of Corporation Service Company. Document filed by Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Ferring B.V.; Ferring International Center S.A.. (Zazzali, Mara) (Entered: 04/19/2012)
Affidavit of Service Complaints
Apr 27, 2012 13 STIPULATION AND ORDER REGARDING EXTENSION OF TIME FOR ALLERGAN, INC., ALLERGAN USA, INC., AND ALLERGAN SALES, LLC TO RESPOND TO PLAINTIFF'S COMPLAINT AND RE SCHEDULING OF INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE: IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND AGREED, by and through Counsel for Plaintiffs and the Allergan Defendants, and subject to the approval of this Court, that the Allergan Defendants' deadline to respond to the Complaint is extended from April 30, 2012 to and including May 30, 2012; and IT IS FURTHER STIPULATED AND AGREED that Counsel for Plaintiffs and the Allergan Defendants request that the Initial Pretrial Conference or any other preliminary scheduling conference not be set to occur any earlier than such time as all defendants have responded to the Complaint and Plaintiffs have responded to any counterclaims that any defendant in the action may choose to file., Allergan Inc. answer due 5/30/2012; Allergan Sales, LLC answer due 5/30/2012; Allergan USA, Inc. answer due 5/30/2012. (Signed by Judge Robert W. Sweet on 4/27/2012) (lmb) (Entered: 04/27/2012)
Stipulation and Order
Apr 30, 2012 14 AMENDED STIPULATION AND ORDER REGARDING EXTENSION OF TIME FOR DEFENDANTS TO RESPOND TO PLAINTIFFS' COMPLAINT AND RE SCHEDULING OF INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE: All defendants' deadline to respond to the Complaint is extended from the original April 30, 2012 deadline to and including May 30, 2012. Seymour H. Fein answer due 5/30/2012; Ronald V. Nardi answer due 5/30/2012; Reprise Biopharmaceutics, LLC answer due 5/30/2012; Serenity Pharmaceuticals Corporation answer due 5/30/2012; Serenity Pharmaceuticals, LLC answer due 5/30/2012. (Signed by Judge Robert W. Sweet on 4/30/2012) (ft) (Entered: 04/30/2012)
Stipulation and Order
May 8, 2012 15 MOTION for Jeffrey H. Reeves to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Document filed by Allergan Inc., Allergan Sales, LLC, Allergan USA, Inc.(pgu) (Entered: 05/09/2012)
Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice

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