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Gilead (GILD), Biogen (BIIB), Jazz Pharma (JAZZ) Subpoenaed as Feds Investigate Drugmaker-Charity Connections 5/27/2016
Only One Week After Voiding Two Years of Tests, Theranos Now Faces Consumer Class Action Lawsuit 5/26/2016
BioPharm Executive: Election 2016: It Does Not Look Good for Biotech 5/26/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Slapped with Lawsuits from State AGs 5/26/2016
Another Healthcare Provider Accuses Genentech (RHHBY) of Fudging the Amount of Herceptin in Each Vial 5/24/2016
Argentum Succeeds In Starting Patent Cancellation Trial Against UCB, Inc. (UCBJF.PK)'s VIMPAT 5/24/2016
Santa Cruz Biotechnology Agrees To Record Fine To Settle Animal Abuse Charges 5/24/2016
Elekta To Pay Humediq EUR 8.9 Million In Legal Dispute 5/24/2016
BIND Therapeutics (BIND)'s Bankruptcy Filing Worries Developers Of Nanoparticle Cancer Drugs 5/24/2016
Egalet Settles Patent Litigations With Purdue Pharma L.P. 5/23/2016
Theranos’ Voided Tests Might Make it a Magnet for Lawsuits 5/23/2016
Twist Bioscience Retains Leading Law Firm Quinn Emanuel To Combat Lawsuit Filed By Agilent (A) 5/20/2016
Jury Finds In Favor Of CardiAQ In Case With Neovasc (NVC) 5/20/2016
Neovasc (NVC) Announces Jury Verdict In Litigation Brought By CardiAQ 5/20/2016
Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Wins $70 Million in Mitral Valve Tech Suit Against Neovasc (NVC) 5/20/2016
How B.Braun Medical Got in Big Trouble Over Tainted Syringes They Didn't Even Make 5/20/2016
Engineer Charged With Stealing Medical Device Trade Secrets from ev3 (EVVV)/Covidien (COV) and Edwards Lifesciences (EW) 5/20/2016
Myriad Genetics (MYGN)’ Statement On HIPAA Complaint From Four Patients 5/20/2016
Enzo Biochem (ENZ)’s Enzo Life Sci Reaches $35 Million Patent Infringement Settlement with Life Technologies (LIFE) 5/17/2016
Acerus (TRLPF) Provides Update On Litigation 5/17/2016
MiMedx Files Lawsuit Against Osiris (OSIR) For False And Misleading Representations 5/17/2016
Pharmacokinetics Could Save Maria Sharapova 5/16/2016
IsoRay (ISR) Provides Update On Motion To Dismiss Securities Lawsuit 5/16/2016
Glucovation And DexCom (DXCM) Settle Dispute Over Intellectual Property Rights 5/16/2016
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Announces Settlement Of PENNSAID (Diclofenac Sodium Topical Solution) 2% W/W Patent Litigation With Teligent 5/13/2016
Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Files Lawsuit Against Musclepharm Over Racketeer Influenced And Corrupt Organizations (RICO) And Protein Spiking Allegations 5/12/2016
Olympus (OCPNF) to Cough Up $306 Million to Settle Kickback Charges 5/11/2016
Unilife  (UNIS) Postpones Earnings Call, Illegal Activities By Former CEO and Chairman Discovered 5/10/2016
Is FDA Evidence Sufficient To Corroborate Allegations That Theranos Violated Medical Device Regulations? 5/10/2016
Four Guilty of $10 Million Investment Scheme Involving Medical Safety Solutions 5/9/2016
China Questions Pfizer (PFE) About Anti-Competitive Practices 5/9/2016
Look Who’s Profiting from Gilead (GILD)'s Sky-High Hepatitis C Drug Prices 5/6/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Vows to Fight $55 Million Talcum Powder Loss 5/5/2016
Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli May Be Slapped with More Fraud Charges 5/4/2016
Theranos Allegedly Sent Team of Five Lawyers to Wall Street Journal to Squash Story 5/4/2016
Vascular Solutions (VASC) Spent $25 Million to Fend Off Justice Department's Criminal Charges 5/3/2016
Federal Court Upholds DNA Diagnostics Center's Use Of "Ancestry" For DNA Testing And Rules That Ancestry.Com Caused Marketplace Confusion 5/3/2016
Federal Judge Reopens Gilead (GILD) Case Amid Allegations Former Merck & Co. (MRK) Scientist Lied 5/3/2016
Endo International (ENDP) Announces U.S. District Court Ruling Upholding OPANA ER Intellectual Property 5/2/2016
FDA Sued for Not Disclosing More Info on the Experts Determining the Fate of Drugs and Devices 4/29/2016
Spherix (SPEX) Files Complaint For Patent Infringement Against Level 3 Communications, TW Telecom, And 4/28/2016
Feds Bust Invibio That Forced "Monopoly" Prices on Medical-Device Makers 4/28/2016
Bookkeeper Gets 5 Years for Stealing from PenRad Tech 4/28/2016
Pfizer (PFE) to Cough Up $784.6 Million to Resolve Wyeth (WYE) False Claims Lawsuit 4/28/2016
Aurobindo Pharma (AUROBINDOP.BO) Adding 275 Jobs in Durham Despite Backlash Over LGBT Law 4/27/2016
Federal Judge Dismisses 150 Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits Against C.R. Bard 4/26/2016
Questions Crop Up About Palmaz Scientific's Fundraising in 2012 and 2013 4/26/2016
BTL Aesthetics Korean Division Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Lutronic 4/26/2016
Cybergenetics Release: TrueAllele Helps Free Innocent Indiana Man After 24 Years in Prison 4/26/2016
Five Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Pinnacle Plaintiffs Fight for Full $360 Million Punitive-Damage Award 4/25/2016
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Announces Settlement Of PENNSAID (Diclofenac Sodium Topical Solution) 2% W/W Patent Litigation With Amneal 4/25/2016
Boston Scientific (BSX) Sues Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Over Heart Valve Replacement Patents 4/22/2016
Illumina (ILMN) Files Patent Infringement Suit In Switzerland Against Genoma SA For Infringement Of NIPT Patents 4/22/2016
More Trouble for Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos as Federal Authorities Launch Criminal Probe 4/19/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Must Pay Up for Luring Away Rival's Employee 4/18/2016
BioInvent (BOVNF)’s Rights Issue Completed 4/15/2016
Cardinal Health (CAH) Fends Off $200 Million Antitrust Suit from Suture Express 4/14/2016
Valeant (VRX) Stock Falls on Default Fears, U.S. Rep. Criticizes Company Over Philidor 4/13/2016
How Medtronic (MDT) Misplaced 1,000 Negative Infuse Reports 4/12/2016
Medtronic (MDT) Disputes Star Tribune's Infuse Story 4/11/2016
Abbott (ABT) Wins in $1 Billion Trial Over Marketing of Stents 4/8/2016
Acerus (TRLPF) Comments On Statement Of Claim 4/8/2016
Pfizer (PFE) Catches a Break as Federal Judge Dismisses 300+ Zoloft Cases 4/7/2016
U.S. Treasury Drops Bomb on Tax Inversion Deals, Threatens Pfizer (PFE)-Allergan (AGN) Merger 4/6/2016
Medtronic (MDT) Still Unfazed by New Inversion Rules 4/6/2016
Booming Juno (JUNO) May Leave Washington if Policy Makers Continue to Ignore Biotech Incentives 4/5/2016
PharMerica Provides Update On AmerisourceBergen (ABC) Litigation 4/4/2016
MorphoSys AG Sues Janssen Biotech Inc. (JNJ) And Genmab A/S (GEN.CO) For Patent Infringement 4/4/2016
Pfizer (PFE) Becomes Victim of Pre-April Fool's Day Press Release Scam 4/4/2016
Samsung Bioepis Brings in Lawyers to Sue AbbVie (ABBV) in Biosimilars Push 4/4/2016
1,000+ Women are Suing Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) for Allegedly Covering Up Baby Powder Cancer Risk for Decades 4/1/2016
New Jersey's Braeburn Pharma May Pull Plans for North Carolina Facility Over LGBT Discrimination Law 4/1/2016
Novartis AG (NVS)'s "Sham Events" Could Affect North Carolina Doctors 4/1/2016
Ousted Hemispherx (HEB) CEO Files Lawsuit, Seeks $1 Million+ Wages and Bonuses He's Allegedly Owes 4/1/2016
FTC Sues Endo Pharma (ENDP) for Allegedly Paying Off Generic Drugmakers 4/1/2016
Novartis AG (NVS) Investigates $85 Million Bribery Allegations Made By an Anonymous Whistleblower in Turkey 3/31/2016
SEC Fines and Bans Once Prominent Bay Area Investor Steven Burrill Over Stolen Investor Funds 3/31/2016
Lawsuit Claims Penumbra's Medical Device Caused Brain Damage 3/30/2016
Feds Slap AVEO Oncology (AVEO) with $4 Million Fine for Misleading Investors About Cancer Drug 3/30/2016
How The Largest CRO In The World Quintiles (Q) Is Rising Above North Carolina's LGBT Discrimination Law 3/29/2016
Shire (SHPG) Wins Patent Trial Against Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (WPI) Concerning LIALDA 3/29/2016
U.S. Alleges Novartis AG (NVS) Hosted 80,000 ‘Sham’ Events to Wine and Dine Doctors to Prescribe Drugs, Seeks Records 3/28/2016
Respironics (RESP) to Fork Over $34.8 Million to Settle Kickback Charges 3/25/2016
Gilead (GILD) Ordered to Pay Merck & Co. (MRK) $200 Million in Damages Over Hep C Patent Dispute 3/25/2016
Biogen (BIIB), Dow Chemical  (DOW), Bayer (BAY) Condemn New N.C. Blocking Measures to Protect LGBT People 3/25/2016
Abbott (ABT) Accused of Marketing Unapproved Stents for Unsuspecting Patients and Cheating Medicare in $1 Billion Suit 3/24/2016
More Bad Luck for Gilead (GILD) as Merck & Co. (MRK) Wins Victory in Hep C Patent Dispute 3/24/2016
Sequenom (SQNM) Files Petition With The Supreme Court Of The United States Requesting Review Of Decision On '540 Patent 3/22/2016
LifeWatch Corp Liable for $18.7 Million+ in Highmark Arbitration Case 3/22/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Looks to Settle 100+ Morcellator Lawsuits 3/21/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to Cough Up $502 Million to Five Plaintiffs in Hip Implant Case 3/18/2016
Palmaz Scientific Fights Fraud Charges After Bankruptcy Filing 3/18/2016
Amgen (AMGN) Wins Trial Against Regeneron (REGN) and Sanofi (SNY) for Cholesterol Drug Patents, Appeal Likely 3/18/2016
GeneNews (GEN.TO) Files Management Cease Trade Order 3/17/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s LifeScan Sued By Decision Diagnostics Over Glucose Test Strip Patents 3/17/2016
Investigation Finds Ex-Provectus CEO Did Not Produce Travel Documentation, May Have Altered Receipts 3/16/2016
U.S. DoJ Seeks Documents Regarding Sales Practices from Alere (ALR) 3/15/2016
DECN Subsidiaries Sue Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) And Several Divisions For Patent Infringement 3/15/2016
Valeant (VRX) And R&O Pharmacy End Litigation 3/10/2016
Maharashtra FDA to Test Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Baby Powder for Cancer-Causing Substances After $75 Million U.S Verdict 3/10/2016
Legally Blind Ex-Pfizer (PFE) Employee May Have Been Entitled to Driver Status for Sales Job 3/10/2016
Internal Memo Reveals Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) to Stop Paying Speaker Fees to Doctors in China Due to Possible Violations of Company Policies 3/9/2016
Acerus (TRLPF) Founder Sues Company Over 'Gross Mismanagement' 3/9/2016
Gilead (GILD), Merck & Co. (MRK) Duke It Out Over Hep C $1,000-Pill Royalties 3/8/2016
Accusations of Errors and Deception Fly in CRISPR Patent Fight 3/8/2016
Napo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. And Salix (SLXP) Settle Litigation 3/7/2016
Amgen (AMGN) Aggressively Challenges Pfizer (PFE) and Novartis AG (NVS) Biosimilar Drugs 3/7/2016
Debiopharm Has Won Its Patent Infringement Suit For Elplat Against Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd. 3/4/2016
Documents Accuse Bayer (BAY), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) of Deceiving The New England Journal of Medicine 3/3/2016
Olympus (OCPNF) Coughs Up a Record $646 Million to Settle Kickback Charges 3/2/2016
Brazilian Authorities Raid Boston Scientific (BSX)’s Offices 3/2/2016
In Otherwise Strong Year, Endo International (ENDP) Shutters Astora Women’s Health Unit Over Ongoing Litigation Risk 3/1/2016
MiMedx Supports FDA's Decision To Postpone April 13th Hearing On Draft Guidance Documents 3/1/2016
Vascular Solutions (VASC) CEO Found Not Guilty of Felony Charges 2/29/2016
U.S. Officials Alleged Corrupt Chinese Officials Financially Backed Scheme to Steal GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Secrets 2/26/2016
Hospital Warns 213 Patients May Have Been Exposed To Hepatitis, HIV Due To Tampering of Drugs By Ex-Employee 2/26/2016
Consumers are Uneasy Using Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Products After Firm is Ordered to Pay $75 Million for Talc Powder Cancer Case 2/25/2016
Nine Cancer Centers Accuse Genentech (RHHBY) of Shipping Less Herceptin than Promised 2/25/2016
Massachusetts AG Demands to See Documents Related to Gilead (GILD)'s Hep C Treatments 2/25/2016
Evidence On Talc Cancer Risk Differs For Jurors, Researchers 2/25/2016
As Valeant (VRX) Drops $6 Billion+ in Value Over Four Days, Report Shows Interim CEO Used Company Jet for Vacation 2/24/2016
NuVasive (NUVA) Loses $42 Million in Sales Rep Poaching Case 2/24/2016
Authorities Raid Novartis AG (NVS) Offices in Korea Over Bribery Allegations 2/24/2016
DATATRAK International, Inc. (DATA) Announces Resolution Of Litigation With Tabatabai Investment Management LLC (f/k/a Arosa Investment Management LLC) And Alex Tabatabai 2/24/2016
Stryker-Zimmer (ZMH) Case Has Supremes Eying Stiffer Patent Penalties 2/24/2016
Former Accountant Sues Hologic (HOLX) for Wrongful Termination 2/23/2016
Codexis, Inc. (CDXS) Files Lawsuit Against EnzymeWorks And CEO Junhua “Alex” Tao For Patent Infringement And Misappropriation Of Trade Secrets 2/22/2016
Prosecutors Claim Potential Witnesses Fear Retaliation from Martin Shkreli 2/19/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Loses Another Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit 2/19/2016
Renaissance RX Faces New Employee Lawsuit, Fraud Allegations 2/18/2016
Nerium Biotechnology Files Claim To Enforce Its Intellectual Property Rights 2/18/2016
Medtech Vet Pleads Guilty to Swindling 160 Investors Out of Millions 2/17/2016
Pfizer (PFE)'s Wyeth (WYE) to Fork Over $784.6 Million in Medicaid Rebate Settlement 2/16/2016
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Haunts Boston Scientific (BSX) Again 2/15/2016
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Slapped with a $53 Million Fine for Paying Off Competitors 2/15/2016
Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation at Medtronic (MDT) Plant 2/15/2016
Ex-Revolutions Med Execs Facing Fraud, Money Laundering Charges 2/12/2016
Cellceutix (CTIX) Files Motion To Dismiss Complaint Filed By The Rosen Law Firm 2/12/2016
UK Court Rules Against Eli Lilly (LLY) In Alimta Vitamin Regimen Patent Lawsuit 2/12/2016 Head Accused of Conspiring to Suppress Information About Harmful Effects of Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Antibiotic 2/11/2016
QT Vascular Announces Another Positive Outcome In Litigation With Spectranetics (SPNC)/AngioScore, Inc. 2/11/2016
More Problems for Martin Shkreli as Artist Sues Over $2 Million Wu-Tang Clan Album 2/10/2016
Tennessee Oncology Sues Genentech (RHHBY) Over Cancer Drug Herceptin 2/10/2016
Ex-Salix (SLXP) CEO, CFO Investigated for Misleading Investors About Drug Inventory Levels 2/10/2016
BMC Medical Co., Ltd Wins Patent Infringement Litigation Against ResMed (RMD) 2/8/2016
Shkreli's E-Trade Account Has Lost $40 Million, New Lawyer Orders "Pharma Bro" to Zip It 2/5/2016
Agilent (A) Sues San Francisco Startup Twist Bioscience Over Trade Secrets and Poached Employees 2/5/2016
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
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
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
Valeant (VRX) Accused of Hiding Cold Drug Study Results Proving Drug Was No More Effective than a Placebo 2/3/2016
KaloBios (KBIO) Releases Statement Regarding U.S. Trustee Motion 2/2/2016
Five, Including Two GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Scientists, Charged in Scheme to Steal Biopharma Secrets from GSK 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