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Zealand Pharma  (ZEAL.CO) Clarifies Its Role In U.S. Patent Litigation Relating To Lixisenatide And Confirms Its Confidence In A Strong Patent Status For The Product 2/5/2016
Shkreli's E-Trade Account Has Lost $40 Million, New Lawyer Orders "Pharma Bro" to Zip It 2/4/2016
Agilent (A) Sues San Francisco Startup Twist Bioscience Over Trade Secrets and Poached Employees 2/4/2016
Calmare Therapeutics Discusses Complaint Settlement 2/4/2016
Spherix (SPEX) Release: VTech/Uniden Cases To Get Underway 2/4/2016
Boston Scientific (BSX) Slapped with Restraining Order Over Vaginal Mesh 2/4/2016
Turing Provides Key Facts To Congressional Oversight Committee 2/4/2016
Emails Reveal Turing, Valeant (VRX) Price Increases Were Basis for Revenue Growth 2/3/2016
Valeant (VRX) Accused of Hiding Cold Drug Study Results Proving Drug Was No More Effective than a Placebo 2/3/2016
Northwestern University Still Facing Human Experimentation Charges for Illegal Clinical Trials of Cardiac Device 2/3/2016
Boston Scientific (BSX), C.R. Bard Beat $28 Million Pelvic Mesh Trial 2/3/2016
Five, Including Two GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Scientists, Charged in Scheme to Steal Biopharma Secrets from GSK 2/2/2016
KaloBios (KBIO) Releases Statement Regarding U.S. Trustee Motion 2/2/2016
Federal Judge Throws Boston Scientific (BSX) Racketeering Case to the FDA 1/29/2016
FPS Pharma Finalizes Settlement Agreement 1/29/2016
District Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Accelerate Diagnostics (AXDX) 1/29/2016
Gilead (GILD) Faces Lawsuits over AIDS Drug Patents, Threats of Lawsuits for Hepatitis C Treatments 1/28/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to Cough Up $120 Million in Its First Big Mesh Settlement 1/28/2016
Relmada Therapeutics Files Amended Complaint Against Laidlaw And Its Principals, Matthew Eitner And James Ahern 1/26/2016
Investor Accuses HeartWare (HTWR) of Lying About Problems at Florida Facility That Led to Warning Letter 1/26/2016
ArthroCare (ARTC) Ex-CEO, Ex-CFO Win Reversal of Fraud Convictions 1/26/2016
Snowstorm Gives Martin Shkreli More Time to Battle His Subpoena to Appear Before Congress 1/25/2016
Fired Executive Assistant Files Lawsuit Against Starkey Hearing Tech, Starkey Fires Back 1/25/2016
Congress Subpoenas Martin Shkreli to Testify About Drug Pricing, Shkreli May Plea the Fifth 1/22/2016
Medtronic (MDT) to Fork Over $221 Million to Settle Tax Dispute with the IRS 1/21/2016
Dramatic Turn In Story Of Invalidated '813 Patent For Treating Binge Eating Disorder As Owner Lucerne Biosciences Provides Patent Board Profile Of Itself And Its High 40-75% Misrepresentation Rate 1/21/2016
Martin Shkreli Seeks New Legal Team in Criminal Case 1/21/2016
Fitbit (FIT) Sinks as Investors Accuse the Company of Fraud 1/21/2016
Globus Medical (GMED) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s Synthes (SYST) Settle a Quartet of Patent Lawsuits 1/20/2016
PTS Diagnostics And Jant Pharmacal Jointly Resolve Pending Litigation 1/19/2016
Ansell Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Reckitt Benckiser LLC. 1/15/2016
Lucerne Biosciences Completes Sourcing Investigation Into Shire (SHPG)'s IPR That Led To The Invalidation Of The '813 Patent 1/15/2016
Lawsuit Accuses Boston Scientific (BSX) of Smuggling Counterfeit Resin, Racketeering for Pelvic Mesh 1/15/2016
Merck & Co. (MRK) to Fork Over $830 Million to Resolve Class Action Vioxx Lawsuits 1/15/2016
Ex-GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Biostatistician Sues, Claims He was Let Go Over Nicoderm Studies 1/13/2016
Lucerne Biosciences Completes Sourcing Investigation Into Shire (SHPG)'s IPR That Led To The Invalidation Of The '813 Patent; Begins Accelerated Multi-Party Public Expansion Phase Of Its Counter-Intelligence Technology 1/12/2016
Martin Shkreli Used $45 Million E-Trade Account as Security to Get Out of Jail 1/11/2016
Activist Investor Calls for HeartWare (HTWR) to Immediately Terminate Proposed Acquisition of Valtech Cardio Again 1/7/2016
PA Rep Wants the FDA to Launch Criminal Probe into Morcellator Deaths 1/7/2016
Enzo Biochem (ENZ) Reaches $9 Million Patent Infringement Settlement With Agilent Technologies Inc. (A) 1/6/2016
Blood Tester Will Be Vindicated, Says Theranos Exec 1/5/2016
Valencell Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Apple (AAPL) And Fitbit, Inc. 1/5/2016
CytRx Corporation (CYTR) Announces Settlement Of California Stockholder Derivative Lawsuit 1/5/2016
Pathway Genomics Announces Definitive Settlement With United States 12/31/2015
Boston Scientific (BSX) Engineer to Be Sentenced Today for Trade Secret Theft 12/31/2015
Fed. Circ. Upholds Doc's $4.3 Million IP Win Over Globus Medical (GMED) 12/29/2015
Delaware Supreme Court Affirms Chancery Court Ruling In Favor Of PharmAthene, Inc. (PIP) 12/28/2015
SIGA (SIGA) Announces That Delaware Supreme Court Affirms Court Of Chancery Opinion 12/28/2015
Liberator Medical Announces Definitive Settlement Of Qui Tam Litigation 12/23/2015
Celgene (CELG) Settles REVLIMID Patent Litigation 12/23/2015
DATATRAK International, Inc. (DATA) Files Motion To Dismiss Arosa's Specious Claims Relating To The Postponed Annual Meeting 12/22/2015
Wolf Greenfield And Client BTG Reach Favorable Outcome In IPR For Crofab Rattlesnake Antivenom Patent 12/22/2015
To Distance Itself From Terrorist Organization, Isis Pharma is Now Ionis (ISIS) 12/18/2015
Notorious Turing CEO Martin Shkreli Arrested for Securities Fraud 12/18/2015
U.S. Attorney Unveils Indictment Against Turing CEO Martin Shkreli 12/18/2015
Ex-General Counsel Accuses Bio-Rad (BIO) of Firing Him in Retaliation for Blowing the Whistle 12/17/2015
Stryker Loses Bid To Throw Out Ex-Sales Rep’s Counter-Claims 12/16/2015
QLT Inc. (QLTI) Commences Breach Of Contract Action Against Valeant (VRX) 12/16/2015
Jury Adds $70 Million in Damages to $9.8 Million Ethicon (JNJ) Stapler Loss 12/15/2015
In Wake of Investigation, Emails Reveal How Gilead (GILD) Priced Its Hep C Blockbusters 12/15/2015
Bay Area's Trellis Bioscience Accused of Stealing Trade Secrets 12/10/2015
CytRx Corporation (CYTR) Announces Settlement Of The Consolidated Securities Class Action Lawsuit 12/10/2015
Relmada Therapeutics Files Federal Lawsuit Against Laidlaw & Company And Its Principals Matthew Eitner And James Ahern To Protect Interests Of Relmada Stockholders 12/9/2015
Ex-Synthes USA CEO, a Major Clinton Donor Faces Lawsuit in Deadly "Human Experimentation" Case 12/8/2015
Former NMT Medical (NMTI) PI's License Suspended in the U,K. Over Misconduct Charges 12/8/2015
ulrich medical USA, Inc. Settles Lawsuit Against Amedica Corporation 12/8/2015
NW Bio (NWBO) Disregards Woodford's Choice, Brings Aboard Another Ex-FBI to Investigate Alleged Questionable Financial Dealings By CEO 12/8/2015
INSYS Responds to Allegations It Falsified Reports to Sell More of its Cancer Pain Treatment 12/4/2015
Galena Biopharma  (GALE) Announces Settlement Of Securities Class Action And Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits 12/4/2015
Emails Reveal Theranos CEO Sought Marine General’s Help in Skirting Federal Inquiry 12/4/2015
Sequenom (SQNM) Comments On U.S. Court Of Appeals For The Federal Circuit Decision On '540 Patent 12/3/2015
BIO Release: Biotech Leader Provides Testimony Before House Capital Markets Subcommittee 12/2/2015
QT Vascular Release: Update On AngioScore Litigation 12/1/2015
Anonymous Report Spurs Fund Manager to Call in Ex-FBI Agent to Investigate NW Bio (NWBO) 11/30/2015
Allergan (AGN) Reaches Settlement With New York Attorney General's Office In Memantine Immediate Release Litigation 11/25/2015
Sanofi (SNY) Whistleblower Alleges Company Attorneys Destroyed Documents 11/24/2015
Novartis AG (NVS) Fesses Up to Valeant (VRX)-Like Pharmacy Scheme in $390 Million Settlement 11/24/2015
New U.S, Tax Inversion Note Doesn't Concern Medtronic (MDT) 11/23/2015
Immuno Biotech CEO Who Only Employs "Beautiful Women" Found Guilty of Sex Discrimination 11/20/2015
Mindray Medical Announces Settlement Of Previously Described Masimo (MASI) Related Litigation 11/20/2015
Arthrex Serves Second Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Smith & Nephew plc (SNN) 11/20/2015
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals (CPIX) Announces Favorable Acetadote Patent Ruling 11/20/2015
Masimo (MASI) Settles Legal Beef with Mindray Medical for $25 Million 11/19/2015
FDA Wants to Shut Down the Loophole that Theranos Used But Some Politicians Don't Get Why 11/19/2015
CryoLife (CRY) Announces Resolution Of Perclot Litigation With Medafor, Inc. 11/18/2015
Eisai Co., Ltd. Release: Successful Ruling In Patent Infringement Litigation for Antiemetic Agent Aloxi In The United States 11/17/2015
Los Angeles Parents File Suit To Hold GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Accountable For The Death Of Their Daughter And Warn Pregnant Mothers Of The Link Between Zofran And Birth Defects 11/16/2015
Federal Circuit Overturns District Court Decision On Angiomax Patents; Grants The Medicines Company (MDCO)’s Request For Rehearing Of Appeal 11/16/2015
Gilead (GILD), Sanofi (SNY) Scored Lowest in Disclosing Clinical Trial Data While GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Pfizer (PFE) Ranked Highest 11/13/2015
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Lashes Out at Express Scripts After Benefits Manager Severs Ties 11/12/2015
Over 100 Women Sue Endo Pharma (ENDP) Unit Over Birth Control Mix-Up that Led to Unplanned Pregnancies 11/12/2015
Novartis AG (NVS)'s Japanese Unit in Trouble Again for Failing to Report Drug Side Effects on Time 11/12/2015
Merck & Co. (MRK) Statement Regarding CUBICIN (Daptomycin For Injection) Patent Litigation 11/12/2015
EDAP TMS (EDAP) Announces Dismissal Of Class Action Lawsuit 11/11/2015
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Responds To Express Scripts Lawsuit And Recent Allegations 11/11/2015
Mallinckrodt (MNK) Plunges After Citron Claims Next Victim in Tweet 11/11/2015
New Lawsuit Accuses Sanofi (SNY) of Intentionally Delaying MS Drug Development to Avoid $708 Million in Payments 11/11/2015
Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Files Lawsuit Against Ironmag Labs And Robert Dimaggio Over Racketeer Influenced And Corrupt Organizations (RICO) And Patent Infringement 11/10/2015
British Prosecutor Drops Case Against Japan's Olympus (OCPNF) 11/10/2015
New Jersey Governor Christie Signs Bill Ensuring Patient Access To Interchangeable Biologic Medicines 11/10/2015
Zimmer (ZMH) Grabs a Win for First U.S. Trial Over Nexgen Flex Knee Devices 11/9/2015
Medidata Solutions, Inc. Announces Successful Resolution Of Its Patent Litigation With DATATRAK International, Inc. (DATA) 11/9/2015
Feds Investigate Eli Lilly (LLY), Merck & Co. (MRK) Over Drug Pricing Policies 11/9/2015
Relmada Therapeutics Responds To 13D Filing By Laidlaw 11/5/2015
Boston Scientific (BSX), Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Face Off in New TAVR Battle 11/5/2015
Merus Announces Final Ruling In Inequitable Conduct Case Against Regeneron (REGN) 11/4/2015
Accuray Inc. (ARAY) - Cowealth Arbitration Ruling Delivered 11/4/2015
BioCad Release: Russian Biotechnological Company Won The Case Against Big Pharma On The Patent Dispute Notable For The Pharmaceutical Industry 11/3/2015
Clarus Therapeutics Seeks Injunction Against The Marketing Of Lipocine Inc. (LPCN)'s Oral Product For Testosterone Replacement Therapy (LPCN 1021) 11/3/2015
Feds Subpoena Vertex (VRTX) Documents Regarding Laboratory Practices 11/2/2015
Glaukos, Transcend Medical Settle Eye Stent Patent Spat 10/30/2015
Allergan (AGN)'s Warner Chilcott (WCRX) Coughs Up $125 Million to Settle Kickback Charges, Former Warner Exec Arrested in Boston 10/30/2015
Former Biomet Sales Rep Alleges Retaliatory Firing for Blowing the Whistle 10/27/2015
Orexo AB (ORXOF) Settles Abstral US Patent Litigation With Actavis (ACT) 10/27/2015
Novartis AG (NVS) to Cough Up $390 Million to Settle U.S. Kickback Case 10/27/2015
Medtronic (MDT) Challenges a Pair of Masimo (MASI) Patents 10/26/2015
PuraCap Pharmaceutical Seeks Damages From InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. For Contract Violation 10/26/2015
More Scandal Clouds Valeant (VRX) as Committee is Formed to Review Accounting Practices; Conference Call to be Held Today 10/26/2015
Theranos Continues to Battle Wall Street Journal Critics, Says FDA Made Unannounced Inspections 10/23/2015
GNC Accused Of Selling Drug-Spiked Supplements 10/23/2015
Align Technology, Inc. (ALGN) Files Patent Infringement And False Advertising Lawsuit Against SmileCareClub, Sharper Image, And Brookstone 10/23/2015
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Fires Back at the New York Times Report on Prescriptions Made Easy Practice 10/22/2015
Valeant (VRX) Plunges After Bearish Report Likens it to Enron 10/22/2015
Bill Would Ban Bayer (BAY)'s Essure Contraceptive 10/22/2015
Many Antidepressant Studies Found Tainted by Pharma Companies’ Influence 10/22/2015
SEC Concludes Investigation of InVivo Therapeutics (NVIV) 10/22/2015
Hired By Huge Drug Companies Like Eli Lilly (LLY), Ex-Cop in London Tracks Down Knockoff Drugs on the Web 10/21/2015
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Announces Favorable Markman Ruling in RAVICTI (glycerol phenylbutyrate) Oral Liquid Patent Infringement Lawsuit 10/21/2015
Fraud Allegations Surround NuVasive (NUVA)'s Spinal Device Approved by the FDA 10/16/2015
Supernus Pharmaceuticals (SUPN) Announces Settlement With Par On Trokendi XR Patent Litigation 10/15/2015
Turing Pharma CEO Martin Shkreli Taunts Democratic Candidates on Social Media, Still Has Not Lowered Price for Daraprim 10/15/2015
Valeant (VRX) Investigated By Feds for Its Drug Pricing Practices; Faces Multiple Subpoenas 10/15/2015
BioTelemetry Wins Patent Ruling 10/14/2015
Helsinn Healthcare SA Reaches Settlement Agreement Regarding Patent Dispute On ALOXI 10/13/2015
Enzo Biochem (ENZ) Reaches $10 Million Patent Infringement Settlement With Affymetrix (Santa Clara, California) (AFFX) 10/13/2015
Qui Tam Complaint Against MiMedx Is Fully Dismissed 10/13/2015
Lawsuit Alleges C-Suite Purge at Starkey Hearing Tech was Retaliatory and Tied to Family Drama 10/12/2015
Indivior PLC Responds To Court's Decision On Motion To Amend 10/12/2015
PharmAthene, Inc. (PIP) Announces Conclusion Of Oral Arguments In Its Litigation Against SIGA 10/8/2015
Boston Scientific (BSX) Escapes $200 Million Patent Suit with Stent Pioneer Jang 10/7/2015
Monsanto  (MON) Nudges Eight Scientists to Write Pro-GMO Papers 10/6/2015
BioTelemetry, Inc. Announces Its Latest Success In Patent Enforcement 10/6/2015
Cipher Pharma (DND.TO) Announces Settlement In Patent Litigation For Absorica 10/5/2015
Court Orders CEO of Fake Spencer Pharma to Pay Bilked Investors $7 Million 10/5/2015
Acacia Research Corp. (ACTG) Subsidiaries Enter Into Settlement And Patent License With C.R. Bard And Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc. 10/2/2015
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Announces Settlement Of RAYOS(R) (prednisone) Delayed-Release Tablets Patent Litigation With Actavis Laboratories FL Inc. 10/2/2015
Steris (STE) Settles Lawsuit Over Tax Reimbursements to Executives 10/1/2015
Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Files Lawsuit Against Dynamic Sports Nutrition And Brian Clapp Over Racketeer Influenced And Corrupt Organizations (RICO) And Deceptive Trade Practices 9/30/2015
United Therapeutics (UTHR) Announces Settlement Of Patent Litigation With Sandoz 9/30/2015
Coloplast (COLOB.CO) to Pony Up Half a Billion Dollars on Mesh Cases 9/30/2015
BioMarin (BMRN) Receives Favorable Ruling In The Use Of Exon 51 Antisense Oligonucleotides Patent Interference 9/30/2015
Jury In Federal Court In California Finds Against AngioScore, Inc.'s Patent Infringement Claims 9/30/2015
Sarepta (SRPT) Announces USPTO Decision In Patent Interference Case With BioMarin (BMRN) 9/30/2015
Elekta States That Varian Medical Systems (VAR) Claims Lack Merit 9/29/2015
Alnylam (ALNY) Granted Summary Judgment By United States District Court For The District Of Massachusetts In Tuschl II Patent Inventorship Dispute 9/29/2015
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s DePuy Synthes Battled MedStar Surgical Funders Over Price Inflation 9/28/2015
Sanofi (SNY), Eli Lilly (LLY) Reach Patent Deal on Lantus SoloSTAR 9/28/2015
Mylan (MYL) Comments On Meritless Perrigo Lawsuit Filed Today In Israel 9/25/2015
AEterna Zentaris (AEZS) Announces Dismissal Of Class Action Lawsuit 9/24/2015
Onxeo: Decision In The Litigation Against Eurofins And ABL Companies 9/23/2015
Depomed (DEPO) Announces Two Favorable Decisions In Inter Partes Review Proceedings Versus Endo Pharmaceuticals (ENDP) 9/23/2015
BioMarin (BMRN) Announces Kuvan (Sapropterin Dihydrochloride) Patent Challenge Settlement 9/21/2015
Plaintiff with Murder Conviction Drops Lawsuit Against Boston Scientific (BSX) 9/21/2015
Protein Technologies And Peptide Solutions, LLC Agree To Drop Their Litigation 9/21/2015
Allergan (AGN) Confirms Generic Rytary Patent Challenge 9/21/2015
District Court Rules On Summary Judgment Motions In Glaukos Patent Litigation With Transcend Medical, Inc. 9/21/2015
Integra LifeSciences (IART) Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against HyperBranch Medical Technology, Inc. 9/16/2015
Ex-St. Jude Medical (STJ) VP Charged With Stealing $117 Million, Trade Secrets 9/16/2015
Depomed (DEPO) Files New Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against NUCYNTA ER ANDA Filer 9/15/2015
How a GE Healthcare Buy Sparked an Insider Trading Case 9/11/2015
Allergan (AGN) Announces Agreement With Amneal Related To NAMENDA XR Patent Litigation 9/9/2015
Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (VNDA) Announces Favorable Markman Ruling In Fanapt Patent Infringement Litigation 9/9/2015
No Further Legal Action By Italian State's Attorney To Enjoin The Combination Of Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) And Cyberonics (CYBX) 9/8/2015
KFx Medical Announces New Patent Infringement Suit Against Arthrex 9/8/2015
Did C.R. Bard Really Forge a Signature on an FDA Filing? 9/8/2015
Amgen (AMGN) Pulls Grizzly Bear Research After Finding a Lone Scientist Manipulated Data 9/4/2015
Sanofi Genzyme (SNY) Pays $32.5 Million to Resolve Criminal Seprafilm Lawsuit 9/4/2015
Omeros Corporation (OMER) Files Infringement Suits Against Par Pharmaceutical Companies (PRX) 9/3/2015
MiMedx Corrects Inaccuracies In MTF Press Release Regarding The Recent Rulings From The Patent Trial And Appeal Board 8/27/2015
MTF Receives Favorable Ruling From The Patent Trial And Appeal Board In Patent Dispute With MiMedx 8/26/2015
Ex-PenRad Technologies Staffer Allegedly Stole Nearly $700K 8/26/2015
Hemispherx Biopharma (HEB)'s Judgment Unanimously Affirmed Against Cato Capital 8/26/2015
BioPharm Executive: Will FDA Finally Give Up On Trampling Free Speech? 8/26/2015
MiMedx Patent Infringement Lawsuits Receive Favorable Rulings From Patent Trial And Review Board 8/21/2015
Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) Announces Dismissal Of Italian Creditor Rights Objection 8/20/2015
Amgen (AMGN) Will Hand Over $71 Million to Settle Drug Promotion Claims 8/20/2015
Retrophin (RTRX) Sues Ousted CEO Martin Shkreli for $65 Million 8/17/2015
Endo International (ENDP) Announces U.S. District Court Ruling Upholding OPANA ER Intellectual Property 8/17/2015
Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Targeted in $3.6 Million Ukrainian Hacking Scheme 8/14/2015
Merus Prevails in Inequitable Conduct Case Against Regeneron (REGN) 8/10/2015
FDA Denied: Federal Judge Grants Amarin (AMRN) Permission to Promote Fish Oil Drug 8/10/2015
Watchdog Accuses Pfizer (PFE) of Overcharging By Millions for Epilepsy Drug 8/6/2015
C.R. Bard to Fork Over $200 Million to Settle Vaginal-Mesh Cases 8/5/2015
Eli Lilly (LLY) Accused of Hiding Cymbalta “Brain Zap” Withdrawal and Other Symptoms 8/5/2015
Covidien (COV) Wants the Supreme Court To Hear Appeal In $177 Million Patent Fight With Ethicon (JNJ) 8/3/2015
NuVasive (NUVA) Forks Over $13.5 Million to Settle False Claims Probe 7/31/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Just Got Over China Scandal But New Corruption Allegations Emerge 7/30/2015
Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) Falls as Milan Court Casts Doubt on Cyberonics (CYBX) Deal 7/27/2015
Investigation Of Ansun Biopharma Dismissed, Company Continues Development Of Therapies For Severe Respiratory Infections 7/27/2015
Agile Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Allowance Of Several Patents On Novel Dosing Regimens For Its Pipeline Of Follow-On Contraceptive Products 7/24/2015