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United States District Court
Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:10-cr-00650-JHS-1


Case title: USA v. NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION

Date Filed: 09/30/2010
Date Terminated: 01/28/2011

Assigned to: HONORABLE JOEL H. SLOMSKY

Defendant (1)
NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION
TERMINATED: 01/28/2011
represented byRONALD H. LEVINE
POST & SHELL, P.C.
FOUR PENN CENTER
1600 JOHN F. KENNEDY BLVD
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103
215-587-1000
Fax: 215-587-1444
Email: rlevine@postschell.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

EVAN R. CHESLER
CRAVATH, SWAINE & MOORE
825 EIGHTH AVENUE
WORLDWIDE PLAZA
NEW YORK, NY 10019-7475
212-474-1000
Email: ndillon@cravath.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

KAREN F. GREEN
WILMER HALE
60 STATE ST
BOSTON, MA 02109
617-526-6207
Email: karen.green@wilmerhale.com
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Retained

Pending Counts

Disposition
21:331(a),331(a)333(a)(1) AND 352(f)(1) DISTRIBUTION OF MISBRANDED DRUGS: INADEQUATE DIRECTIONS FOR USE
(1)
SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $125.00; FINE: $170,000,000.00

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Plaintiff
USA represented byKAREN S. MARSTON
US ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
615 CHESTNUT STREET
SUITE 1250
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
215-861-8291
Email: karen.s.marston@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

JOHN J. PEASE
U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
615 CHESTNUT ST
SUITE 1250
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
215-861-8340
Fax: 215-861-8233
Email: john.pease@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

FRANK R. COSTELLO
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
615 CHESTNUT STREET
SUITE 1250
PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106
215-861-8442
Email: frank.costello@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
09/30/20101INFORMATION as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (1) count(s) 1. (ks, ) (Entered: 09/30/2010)
09/30/20102Plea & Sentence Document as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (Attachments: # 2 Exhibit B)(cmc, ) (Entered: 09/30/2010)
10/01/20103NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE RONALD H. LEVINE appearing for NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (LEVINE, RONALD) (Entered: 10/01/2010)
10/04/20104 MOTION for Special Appearance of Evan F. Chesler, Esquire and Karen R. Green, Esquire Pro Hac Vice by NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(LEVINE, RONALD) (Entered: 10/04/2010)
10/07/20105NOTICE OF HEARING as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION Arraignment and Guilty Plea set for 11/2/2010 at 10:30 AM in COURTROOM 5-C, 5TH FLOOR, before HONORABLE JOEL H. SLOMSKY. (mg, ) (Entered: 10/07/2010)
10/12/20106ORDER AS TO NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION THAT THE MOTION TO PERMIT EVAN R. CHESLER, ESQ. AND KAREN F. GREEN, ESQ. TO APPEAR PRO HAC VICE IS GRANTED.. Signed by HONORABLE JOEL H. SLOMSKY on 10/12/2010.10/13/2010 Entered and Copies Mailed, E-Mailed. (mac, ) (Entered: 10/13/2010)
10/13/2010Minute Entry for proceedings held before HONORABLE JOEL H. SLOMSKY: Telephone Status Conference as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION held on 10/13/2010.(mac, ) (Entered: 10/14/2010)
11/02/20108NOTICE OF HEARING as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION Sentencing set for 1/28/2011 at 09:30 AM in COURTROOM 5-C, 5th Floor, before HONORABLE JOEL H. SLOMSKY. (mg, ) (Entered: 11/02/2010)
11/02/2010Minute Entry for proceedings held before HONORABLE JOEL H. SLOMSKY: Arraignment as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (1) Count 1 held on 11/2/2010. Counsel addressed the Court. Court's colloquy. Plea entered as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (1) Guilty as to Count 1. Court accepts plea. PSI ordered. Sentencing date Friday, 1/28/2011 at 9:30 a.m. Court Reporter ESR.(tomg, ) (Entered: 11/03/2010)
11/02/201010Plea Document as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (tomg, ) (Entered: 11/03/2010)
11/02/201011WAIVER OF INDICTMENT as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (tomg, ) (Entered: 11/03/2010)
11/02/201012Abstract of Order for Presentence Investigation as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (tomg, ) (Entered: 11/03/2010)
11/09/201013 MOTION for JUDGMENT Forfeiture of Property by USA as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION. (MARSTON, KAREN) (Entered: 11/09/2010)
11/09/201014Transcript of Proceedings, Arraignment/Plea held on 11/2/10, before Judge JOEL H. SLOMSKY. Court Reporter/Transcriber ESR. (mac, ) (Entered: 11/10/2010)
01/07/201115 Plea Document as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (FILED IN ERROR; ATTORNEY TO REFILE WITH CORRECT PDF)(MARSTON, KAREN) Modified on 1/7/2011 (lbc, ). (Entered: 01/07/2011)
01/07/201116Plea Document with Exhibit B as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (MARSTON, KAREN) (Entered: 01/07/2011)
01/14/201117 SENTENCING MEMORANDUM Certificate of Service by NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (Attachments: # 3 Exhibit C)(LEVINE, RONALD) (Entered: 01/14/2011)
01/14/201118 SENTENCING DOCUMENT Certificate of Service as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (Attachments: # 3 Exhibit Settlement Agreement)(COSTELLO, FRANK) (Entered: 01/14/2011)
01/28/201119 Minute Entry for proceedings held before HONORABLE JOEL H. SLOMSKY: Sentencing held on 1/28/11 for for NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (1), Count 1, SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $125.00; FINE: $170,000,000.00. THE COURT ADVISED DEFENDANT OF THEIR RIGHT TO APPEAL SENTENCE.Court Reporter ESR.(mac, ) (Entered: 01/28/2011)
01/28/201120JUDGMENT AS TO NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (1), Count 1, SPECIAL ASSESSMENT: $125.00; FINE: $170,000,000.00. Signed by HONORABLE JOEL H. SLOMSKY on 1/28/11.1/28/11 Entered. (mac, ) (Main Document 20 replaced on 1/31/2011) (mac, ). (Entered: 01/28/2011)
02/02/201121JUDGMENT AND ORDER OF FORFEITURE FOR SUBSTITUTE ASSETS AS OUTLINED HEREIN AS TO NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION. Signed by HONORABLE JOEL H. SLOMSKY on 1/28/11.2/2/11 Entered and Copies E-Mailed. (mac, ) (Entered: 02/02/2011)
02/07/201122ORDER AS TO NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION THAT THE J&C, DATED 1/28/11 IS HEREBY AMENDED ON PAGE 1 AND 3, UNDER THE ORGANIZATIONAL DEFENDANT IS ADJUDICATED GUILTY OF THESE OFFENSES: BE AMENDED TO RAD OFFENSE ENDED, DECEMBER 31, 2001. Signed by HONORABLE JOEL H. SLOMSKY on 2/7/11.2/7/11 Entered and Copies Mailed by Chambers, E-Mailed. (mac, ) (Entered: 02/07/2011)
02/09/201123NOTICE to Clerk of Court of Criminal Monetary Imposition Directing that 25%of Criminal Fine Proceeds Be Distributed to the United States Postal Service by USA as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (PEASE, JOHN) (Entered: 02/09/2011)
02/09/201124Transcript of Proceedings RE: Sentencing held on 1/28/2011, before Judge Honorable Joel H. Slomsky. Court Reporter/Transcriber ESR. (tomg, ) (Entered: 02/09/2011)
03/04/201125Praecipe to Satisfy Judgment by USA as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (mac, ) (Entered: 03/07/2011)
03/09/201126 MOTION for Order of Forfeiture for Substitute Assets by USA as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION. (COSTELLO, FRANK) (Entered: 03/09/2011)
03/14/201127FINAL ORDER OF FORFEITURE AS OUTLINED HEREIN AS TO NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION. Signed by HONORABLE JOEL H. SLOMSKY on 3/11/11.3/14/11 Entered and Copies E-Mailed. (mac, ) (Entered: 03/14/2011)
03/24/201128Notice of Forfeiture returned Executed by the USM on 3/16/11 as to NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (mac, ) (Entered: 03/24/2011)