Shire LLC et al v. Sandoz Inc.
MINUTE ORDER denying as moot 30 Defendant's Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Complaint. By Judge Philip A. Brimmer on 7/15/11.(mnf, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Civil Action No. 11-cv-01110-PAB-KMT
SUPERNUS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.,
SHIRE DEVELOPMENT INC.,
SHIRE INTERNATIONAL LICENSING B.V.,
AMY F.T. ARNSTEN, PH.D.,
PASKO RAKIC, M.D., and
ROBERT D. HUNT, M.D.,
Entered by Judge Philip A. Brimmer
This matter is before the Court on defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs’
Complaint [Docket No. 26, public entry at Docket No. 30]. On July 12, 2011, plaintiffs
filed a First Amended Complaint [Docket No. 35]. Thus, the First Amended Complaint
became the operative pleading in this action, and the Motion to Dismiss [Docket No. 26,
30] is directed to an inoperative, superseded pleading. See, e.g., Gilles v. United
States, 906 F.2d 1386, 1389 (10th Cir. 1990) (“a pleading that has been amended
under Rule 15(a) supersedes the pleading it modifies”) (internal quotation marks
omitted). As such, the motion to dismiss is moot. It is
ORDERED that defendant’s Motion to Dismiss [Docket No. 26, 30] is DENIED as
DATED July 15, 2011.
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