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DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2023cv02884
Date Filed2023-09-28
Date Closed2024-01-17
JudgeJudge Christopher R. Cooper
Case DescriptionVanda Pharmaceuticals submitted a FOIA request to the FDA for records concerning discipline reviews prepared by the agency during its evaluation of Cephalon's jet-lag sNDA. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Vanda Pharmaceuticals filed suit.
Complaint issues: Adequacy - Search, Failure to respond within statutory time limit

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2023-09-281COMPLAINT against FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-10385550) filed by VANDA PHARMACEUTICALS INC.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons, # 6 Summons)(Hughes, Paul) (Entered: 09/28/2023)
2023-09-292LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by VANDA PHARMACEUTICALS INC. (Hughes, Paul) (Entered: 09/29/2023)
2023-09-29Case Assigned to Judge Christopher R. Cooper. (zrtw) (Entered: 09/29/2023)
2023-09-293SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zrtw) (Entered: 09/29/2023)
2023-10-104RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 10/2/2023. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 11/1/2023. (Hughes, Paul) (Entered: 10/10/2023)
2023-10-195NOTICE of Appearance by Charles H. Seidell on behalf of VANDA PHARMACEUTICALS INC. (Seidell, Charles) (Entered: 10/19/2023)
2023-11-016ANSWER to Complaint by FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.(Duffey, Thomas) (Entered: 11/01/2023)
2023-11-02MINUTE ORDER: Before the Court in this FOIA case are a complaint and an answer. It is hereby ORDERED that the parties promptly confer and file a joint proposed schedule for briefing or disclosure by November 16, 2023. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 11/2/2023. (lccrc3) (Entered: 11/02/2023)
2023-11-157Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Status Report with proposed order by FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. (Duffey, Thomas) (Entered: 11/15/2023)
2023-11-15MINUTE ORDER granting 7 Defendant's Motion for Extension of Time. The parties' joint status report shall be due November 30, 2023. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 11/15/2023. (lccrc3) (Entered: 11/15/2023)
2023-11-298Joint STATUS REPORT with proposed order by FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. (Duffey, Thomas) (Entered: 11/29/2023)
2023-11-29MINUTE ORDER: In light of the 8 parties' Joint Status Report, the Court hereby directs the parties to file a further joint status report by January 16, 2024. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 11/29/2023. (lccrc3) (Entered: 11/29/2023)
2024-01-169STIPULATION of Dismissal by FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. (Duffey, Thomas) (Entered: 01/16/2024)
2024-01-17MINUTE ORDER: In light of the 9 parties' Stipulation of Dismissal, this case is hereby dismissed without prejudice. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 1/17/2024. (lccrc3) (Entered: 01/17/2024)
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