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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
FDA Wants to Shut Down the Loophole that Theranos Used But Some Politicians Don't Get Why 11/19/2015
Masimo (MASI) Settles Legal Beef with Mindray Medical for $25 Million 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
Merck & Co. (MRK) Statement Regarding CUBICIN (Daptomycin For Injection) Patent Litigation 11/12/2015
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
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
New Lawsuit Accuses Sanofi (SNY) of Intentionally Delaying MS Drug Development to Avoid $708 Million in Payments 11/11/2015
Mallinckrodt (MNK) Plunges After Citron Claims Next Victim in Tweet 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
Amgen (AMGN) Will Hand Over $71 Million to Settle Drug Promotion Claims 8/20/2015
Sorin Group S.p.A. (SRN) Announces Dismissal Of Italian Creditor Rights Objection 8/20/2015
Endo International (ENDP) Announces U.S. District Court Ruling Upholding OPANA ER Intellectual Property 8/17/2015
Retrophin (RTRX) Sues Ousted CEO Martin Shkreli for $65 Million 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
Eli Lilly (LLY) Accused of Hiding Cymbalta “Brain Zap” Withdrawal and Other Symptoms 8/5/2015
C.R. Bard to Fork Over $200 Million to Settle Vaginal-Mesh Cases 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
Hemispherx Biopharma (HEB) Announces Final Approval Of Securities Class Action Settlement 7/23/2015
NeuralStem Inc. Release: US District Court Rules In Favor Of Neuralstem In Patent Infringement Case 7/23/2015
Novartis AG (NVS) Thwarted From Selling Amgen (AMGN)'s Neupogen Until September 7/22/2015
Enzo Biochem (ENZ) Reaches Patent Infringement Settlement 7/22/2015
Hospital Systems Accuse Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) of Monopolizing the Safety Syring and IV Markets 7/21/2015
Battle Erupts Over Poached Researcher 7/20/2015
U.S. Court Of Appeals Enters Judgment In Favor Of GenSpera 7/20/2015
How ConMed (CNMD) Complicated a 2010 Discrimination Case 7/17/2015
Investigation Finds Toshiba Execs Were Involved in Company-Wide Scandal 7/17/2015
Pfizer (PFE) to Hand Over Emails Between Expert Witness and Study Authors in Zoloft MDL 7/17/2015
Could This FBI Investigation be a Huge Threat to Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)? 7/15/2015
Noted Biotech Investor Steven Burrill Sued for Theft of $17.6 Million from Fund 7/15/2015
DuPont (DD) Fined for "Preventable" Gas Leak That Killed Four Workers Last Year 7/10/2015
Fresenius AG Companies Fined Over Diabetic Death 7/10/2015
U.S. Patent Trial And Appeal Board Upholds Original Decision In Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc.'s Favour 7/10/2015
Toshiba Looking at Management's Role Amid Accounting Scandal 7/10/2015
Depomed (DEPO) Announces Decision In Inter Partes Review Proceeding Against Purdue Pharma L.P. Confirming Patentability Of All Challenged Claims 7/9/2015
Ex-Sales Rep Slaps Cardiovascular Systems With Lawsuit 7/9/2015
Spherix (SPEX) Provides Litigation Update 7/9/2015
Enzo Biochem (ENZ) Reports Favorable Delaware Court Markman Hearing Ruling 7/8/2015
Pfizer (PFE)'s Champix Linked to Terminated Health Care Workers in British Columbia: Report 7/7/2015
Enzo Biochem (ENZ) Reaches $7.1 Million Patent Infringement Settlement With Luminex (LMNX) 7/6/2015
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Five Companies For Filing Abbreviated New Drug Applications For PENNSAID(R) (Diclofenac Sodium Topical Solution) 2% 7/6/2015
Federal Circuit Rules Against The Medicines Company (MDCO) In Angiomax (bivalirudin) Patent Litigation 7/6/2015
Medtronic (MDT) Sales Rep Killed in Random Shooting 7/6/2015
Cancer Doc Failed to Report $138,000 Payment From Celgene (CELG) As Probe Continues 7/6/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Discloses $175K Paid to Hundreds of North Carolina Doctors 7/6/2015
Spherix (SPEX) Issues A Litigation Update 7/2/2015
Ex-Iowa State Scientist Gets Prison For Fudging HIV Research 7/2/2015
Federal Court In California Awards AngioScore, Inc. $20 Million Plus Disgorgement In Breach Of Fiduciary Duty Case 7/2/2015
OrbusNeich Announces Favorable Ruling From The European Patent Office And Initiation Of Litigation Against Terumo Corporation 7/1/2015
Feds Want Novartis AG (NVS) to Fork Over $3.35 Billion for Kickback Schemes 7/1/2015
United States Department of Justice Closes Investigation Into Abiomed (ABMD)'s Impella 2.5 6/30/2015
Cellular Biomedicine Group (CBMG) Today Responded To The Class Action Lawsuit 6/30/2015
Ex-OtisMed CEO Gets Two Years for Selling Unapproved Devices 6/30/2015
Two Yale University Health Info Groups Sue FDA, Gilead (GILD) for Hep C Drug Trial Data 6/30/2015
Medtronic (MDT)’s Covidien (COV) Unit Agrees to Settle Some Cases Over Transvaginal Mesh Devices 6/25/2015
IsoRay, Inc. (ISR) Intends To Vigorously Defend Litigation 6/25/2015
Eli Lilly (LLY) Wins Patent Victory in UK Lawsuit 6/25/2015
BMC Medical Co., Ltd. Wins Patent Infringement Case Against ResMed (RMD) 6/24/2015
OncoVista Innovative Therapies, Inc. Settles 3 Year Litigation In New York Supreme Court 6/19/2015
U.S. District Court Rules In Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (VELO) Litigation 6/15/2015
Alnylam (ALNY) Slaps Dicerna (DRNA) With Trade Secret Lawsuit 6/11/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Investigator Caught Up in China Bribery Scandal Released From Prison Early 6/10/2015
Dow Chemical  (DOW) Defends CEO Who Allegedly Used Company Cash to Fund Vacations, Super Bowl 6/5/2015
Orexigen (OREX) And Takeda (TKPYY) File Lawsuit Against Actavis (ACT) For Infringement Of Contrave Patents 6/5/2015
Depomed, Inc. (DEPO) Announces Zipsor ANDA Litigation Settlement Providing For Exclusivity To March 2022 6/3/2015
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Sues Former Cancer Executive for Jumping Ship to AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) 6/3/2015
Capstone Therapeutics (CAPS) Announces Settlement Of Qui Tam Lawsuit 6/2/2015
CytRx Corporation (CYTR) Announces Settlement Of Stockholder Derivative Lawsuit In Delaware 6/2/2015
FTC Settlement Of Cephalon, Inc. (CEPH) Pay For Delay Case Ensures $1.2 Billion In Ill-Gotten Gains Relinquished; Refunds Will Go To Purchasers Affected By Anticompetitive Tactics 5/28/2015
Omnicell Announces Voluntary Dismissal Of Shareholder Lawsuit 5/28/2015
Actavis (ACT) Ordered to Keep Older Alzheimer’s Drug Namenda on the Market 5/26/2015
New Book Claims Grunenthal GmbH Knew About Thalidomide Risk Six Months Before Drug Was Pulled 5/26/2015
Judge Berates Bayer (BAY) for Offering to Reinstate Whistleblowing Sales Rep With a Job 500 Miles Away 5/22/2015
Gordagen Pharmaceuticals Wins High Court Of Malaysia Judgement For Breach Of Confidentiality 5/21/2015
Microbix Biosystems Inc. (MBXBF) Provides Update On U.S. VIRUSMAX Litigation 5/15/2015
Hi-Tech Pharmaceutical Files Lawsuit Against The Third Most Litigious Patent Troll In America - Thermolife International And Ron Kramer - Sixty Six (66) Of Those Patents Were Licensed From Stanford University 5/14/2015
Hi-Tech Pharmacal (HITK) Files Lawsuit Against Patent Troll With Ties To Stanford University - Thermolife International And Ron Kramer Sued Over Racketeer Influenced And Corrupt Organization Act (RICO) And Deceptive Trade Practices 5/12/2015
In Hearings, University of Minnesota Admits Problems in Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc.’s Schizophrenia Drug 5/11/2015
Court Blocks Novartis AG (NVS)'s Recently Approved "Biosimilar" Form of Amgen (AMGN)'s Neupogen 5/11/2015
Pfizer (PFE) Agrees to Pay Off Parkinson Patients Who Developed Gambling and Sex Addiction While On Cabaser 5/11/2015
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Announces Settlement Of PENNSAID 2% Patent Litigation With Perrigo (PRGO) 5/8/2015
Amarin (AMRN) Enlists Top Lawyer to Sue the FDA Over First Amendment Rights 5/8/2015
Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Wins $40 Million Appeal Against FTC -- Chastises Irresponsible Journalism By News Organizations Like MSNBC And Mean Spirited Prosecution By FTC 5/7/2015
Mylan (MYL) Confirms First-To-File Patent Challenge Relating To Minivelle 5/5/2015
Costco Accuses Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) of Price Fixing 5/5/2015
Express Scripts Inc. Shells Out $60 Million to Settle Novartis AG (NVS) Kickback Scheme 5/4/2015
Cellular Biomedicine Group (CBMG) Responds To Purported Class Action Lawsuit 5/1/2015
Everything You Wanted to Know About Biosimilars But Were Afraid to Ask: An Expert Interview 4/30/2015
Everything You Wanted to Know About Biosimilars But Were Afraid to Ask: An Expert Interview -- Part 2 4/30/2015
Eisai Inc. (ESALF.PK) And Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Reach Settlement Over Generic Version Of BANZEL (rufinamide) 4/30/2015
Takeda (TKPYY) Agrees to Pay $2.4 Billion To Settle Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits 4/29/2015
Hi-Tech Pharmacal (HITK) Sues Self Professed Weight Loss Expert - Harvard Professor Pieter A. Cohen For $50 Million In Compensatory Damages And $150 Million In Punitive Damages For Libel And Slander 4/29/2015