Kenneth Pickle joined Radice Law Firm PC as an associate in 2013.
Prior to law school, he was an analytical chemist for a large pharmaceutical company. His litigation experience includes representing plaintiffs in all phases of litigation, including case evaluation and assessment, development of case strategy, all phases of discovery, trial strategy development, and trial. He has experience litigating class action antitrust cases in the financial trading, telecommunication, and dental supplies distribution industries, and has been part of the litigation or trial teams in numerous class actions against pharmaceutical companies alleging anticompetitive delayed-generic entry business practices, including:
- In re Skelaxin (metaxalone) Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation, 12-md-2343 (E.D. Tenn.) ($73 million settlement in case alleging delayed generic entry)
- In re Nexium (Esomeprazole) Antitrust Litigation, 12-md-2409 (D. Mass.) ($24 million partial mid-trial settlement in “pay-for-delay” case challenging agreements between AstraZeneca and generic competitors to delay generic entry)
- In re Solodyn Antitrust Litigation, 13-cv-4270 (E.D. Pa.) (alleging that Medicis engaged in an anticompetitive scheme to delay generic competition)
- In re Niaspan Antitrust Litigation, 13-md-2460 (E.D. Pa.) (alleging that AbbVie and Teva conspired to keep generic Niaspan off the market for more than eight years)
- In re Suboxone Antitrust Litigation, 13-md-2445 (E.D. Pa.) (alleging an anticompetitive scheme by Reckitt Benckiser to exclude generic competition for its opiate treatment drug)
- In re Celebrex Antitrust Litigation, 14-cv-361 (E.D. Va.) (alleging that Pfizer engaged in fraud before the Patent Office in securing patent protection for its blockbuster pain drug)
Mr. Pickle graduated from Cardozo Law School in 2011, where he served as associate editor for the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law. He is admitted to the bar of the State of New York, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York and Eastern District of New York. He is also a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.