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Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Ordered To Pay $417 Million In Latest Baby Powder Cancer Suit Loss 8/22/2017
INSYS Addresses Questions Raised By Illinois Settlement 8/22/2017
Former ArthroCare (ARTC) CEO Convicted of $750 Million Securities Fraud In Retrial 8/21/2017
IntegenX Applauds The Passage Of The Rapid DNA Act Of 2017 8/21/2017
BIO Applauds Signing Of Food And Drug Administration Reauthorization Act (FDARA) 8/21/2017
Mylan (MYL) Finalizes $465 Million EpiPen Settlement 8/18/2017
How Eli Lilly (LLY) Allegedly Used a Fake Rule and Fake News to Protect Bad Patents 8/16/2017
Warning for Scientists: Scammers are Giving Away NIH Grants 8/15/2017
Zeria Pharmaceutical Employee's Death Was 'Job-Related' 8/14/2017
EnzymeWorks, Inc. And Dr. Alex Tao Respond To Press Release By Codexis, Inc. (CDXS) 8/14/2017
Sparring Over Trade Secrets, Dicerna (DRNA) Brings New Antitrust Suit Against Alnylam (ALNY) 8/11/2017
Argentum Succeeds In Starting Patent Cancellation Trial Against Novartis AG (NVS)' GILENYA 8/11/2017
Novadaq Receives Court Approval For Arrangement With Stryker (SYK) 8/10/2017
Codexis, Inc. (CDXS) Obtains Court Order Awarding Summary Judgment Of Patent Infringement Against Enzymeworks 8/9/2017
Sanofi (SNY) Files Suit In The U.S. To Defend Its Patent Rights On Lantus 8/9/2017
Notorious 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Found Guilty, Faces Up to 20 Years in Prison 8/8/2017
Endo International (ENDP) Announces Agreements To Resolve Virtually All Known U.S. Mesh Product Liability Claims 8/8/2017
Former South Carolina Drug Execs Respond to Conspiracy Claim; Ex-CEO Seeks Severance 8/8/2017
Executives Of Juno (JUNO) Under Investigation 8/8/2017
IMPAX Labs (IPXL) Announces Settlement Of Contract Litigation On Opana ER (Oxymorphone Hydrochloride) CII Extended-Release Tablets 8/7/2017
David Dodd and Philip Theodore Respond to Claim By AEterna Zentaris (AEZS) 8/7/2017
AEterna Zentaris (AEZS) Ex-CEO and Lawyer Plotted a Secret Takeover 8/4/2017
Former Biotech CEO Accused of Defrauding Investors 8/3/2017
FDA Docs Reveal CDER Chief Skirted Procedures Approving Sarepta (SRPT)'s Controversial Drug Eteplirsen 8/3/2017
Daiichi Sankyo Announces Settlement Agreement On U.S. Products Liability Litigation 8/2/2017
Theranos Just Settled Its Lawsuit With Walgreens 8/2/2017
Bayer (BAY) Offers Concessions in $66 Billion Monsanto (MON) Deal to Ease Competition Concerns 8/2/2017
What Biotech CEOs (And Their Funders) Learned From The Theranos Debacle 8/2/2017
Daiichi Sankyo Announces Settlement Agreement On U.S. Products Liability Litigation 8/1/2017
Sientra (SIEN) Announces Settlement Of Lawsuit 8/1/2017
Intellipharmaceutics (IPCI) Intends To Vigorously Defend Recently Filed Purported Class Action Lawsuit 7/31/2017
TrovaGene (TROV), Antonius Schuh And Stephen Zaniboni Resolve Employment Dispute 7/31/2017
Pennsylvania Judge Reverses Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s Pelvic Mesh Win 7/27/2017
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) Slaps Lawsuit On Biotech Pioneer Genentech (RHHBY) Over Cancer Immunotherapy Patents 7/27/2017
Olympus (OCPNF) Ordered to Cough Up $6.6 Million in Damages to Seattle Hospital Over Contaminated Scopes 7/26/2017
Celgene (CELG) To Fork Over $280 Million to Settle Fraud Suit Over Cancer Drugs 7/26/2017
Tauriga (TAUG) Confirms Trial Date Of November 14, 2017 And That Its Motion For Jury Trial Has Been Granted By Presiding Judge Peter G. Sheridan -- Federal District Court New Jersey (Courthouse Location: Trenton, New Jersey) 7/25/2017
Report Breaks Down How Much Congressmen Are Getting From Pharma PACs 7/25/2017
Amphastar (AMPH) Announces Jury Verdict In Patent Litigation Against Momenta (MNTA) And Sandoz 7/24/2017
VIVUS (VVUS) Settlement Could Clue In Orexigen (OREX) Investors 7/21/2017
Innocoll (INNL) Announcement Relating To The Outcome Of The Court Sanction Hearing 7/21/2017
Exelixis (EXEL) Announces Settlement Of Dispute With Genentech (RHHBY) Regarding Companies’ Collaboration Agreement For Cobimetinib 7/20/2017
TSO3 (TOS) Files For An Extended Claim For Duodenoscopes 7/20/2017
VANC Files Notice Of Civil Claim Against Mo Aziz And Canagen 7/20/2017
Sarepta (SRPT) And BioMarin (BMRN) Announce Execution Of A Global Settlement And A License Agreement Resolving Exon Skipping Patent Litigation 7/18/2017
Judge Cuts 86 Plaintiffs From Essure Suit Against Bayer (BAY) 7/18/2017
Veeva Systems, Inc. Files Suit To Fight Unfair Business Practices That Limit Employee Rights 7/18/2017
MyDx (MYDX) Files Complaint Against Former Chief Operating Officer, Protects Unique AeroDx Diagnostic Platform And Addresses Toxic Financier's Unauthorized Conversion 7/18/2017
Perrigo (PRGO) Announces Settlement Of Generic Version Of Dymista Nasal Spray Patent Litigation 7/17/2017
European Commission (EC) Accuses Teva (TEVA), Cephalon (CEPH) of Anti-Competitive Behavior 7/17/2017
Statement from Alberto Gutierrez, Ph.D., Director, Office Of In Vitro Diagnostics And Radiological Health, FDA's Center For Devices And Radiological Health On The Status Of FDA's Investigation Into Inaccurate Results From Certain Lead Tests 7/17/2017
INSYS Releases Statement On Payor Interactions 7/17/2017
Teva (TEVA) Accuses Former Top Exec of Passing on Trade Secrets to Boyfriend—CEO of Rival Apotex 7/17/2017
Merus Labs (MSLI) Receives Court Approval In Connection With Proposed Plan Of Arrangement With Norgine 7/13/2017
NantHealth (NH)'s Biotech Mogul CEO Sued Over Capital Investment in Precision Biologics 7/13/2017
Brutal Week For INSYS As Two More Ex-Sales Reps Plead Guilty In Kickback Schemes 7/13/2017
Eli Lilly (LLY) Reaches Settlement Agreement In U.S. Cialis Patent Litigation 7/12/2017
Shire (SHPG) Hits Roche (RHHBY) With An Injunction Over Hemophilia Drug 7/10/2017
How A Civil War-Era Law Is Being Used To Punish Scientific Fraudsters 7/10/2017
Alexion (ALXN) is Under Investigation by the HHS Office of Inspector General 7/10/2017
Martin Shkreli's Ex-Employee, Love Interest Testifies About Pharma Bro's Intense Moods At Fraud Trial In Brooklyn 7/7/2017
Canon (CAJ) Tanks on $2.9 Billion EU Fine Threat Over Toshiba Medical Systems Deal 7/7/2017
UK Supreme Court Rules In Eli Lilly (LLY)'s Favor On Alimta Vitamin Regimen Patents 7/7/2017
IMSS Release: Mexico Calls New Tender For Dialysis Equipment After Corruption Allegations Taint First Attempt 7/6/2017
VIVUS (VVUS) Announces Settlement With Actavis (ACT) On Qsymia Patent Litigation 7/6/2017
Defending Martin Shkreli: How His Lawyer Aims To Win 7/6/2017
Court Papers Reveal AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) CEO Was Livid Over Protege's Defection to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 7/6/2017
A Win For Prosecutors As Twitter Shuts Down Martin Shkreli's Latest Online Account 7/5/2017
Shareholders Revive Class-Action Suit Against Cardiovascular Systems 6/30/2017
Omeros (OMER) Pursuing Legal Action Against Short Seller for Report That Caused Stock to Tank This Week 6/30/2017
Two Former Ariad (ARIA) Directors Charged With Insider Trading 6/29/2017
Merck & Co. (MRK) Becomes Victim of Massive Ransomware Cyber Attack 6/29/2017
5 Of The Best Juror Excuses In The Martin Shkreli Case So Far 6/29/2017
Enzo Biochem (ENZ) Reports Delaware Court Ruling 6/29/2017
Medtronic (MDT) Close to Resolving Thousands of Infuse Lawsuits 6/29/2017
Henry Schein (HSIC) Settles Litigation 6/28/2017
Phamatech Employee Who Shot Coworker Faces Two Life Terms 6/27/2017
OxyContin Maker Urges Judges To Stop Release Of Secret Marketing Records 6/27/2017
Aralez Announces District Court Decision To Uphold VIMOVO (Naproxen/Esomeprazole Magnesium) Patents 6/27/2017
Horizon Pharma (HZNP) Announces District Court Decision To Uphold VIMOVO (Naproxen/Esomeprazole Magnesium) Patents 6/27/2017
Pharmacy Boss Barry Cadden Gets Nine Years For Deadly Meningitis Outbreak 6/27/2017
Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli's Retrophin (RTRX) Fraud Trial Finally Starts Today 6/26/2017
Employee in Critical Condition After Shooting at San Diego Biotech Phamatech 6/23/2017
Chinese Courts Call For Death Penalty For Researchers Who Commit Fraud 6/23/2017
Teva (TEVA) Ordered To Pay GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) $235 Million In Coreg Patent Row 6/23/2017
BIO2017: BIO Urges Biotech Leaders to Get Active on Legislation 6/22/2017
Relief: Medtronic (MDT) Nabs Reprieve in ‘Free Services’ False Claims Suit 6/22/2017
NantHealth (NH)'s Soon-Shiong Sued for Attempting to Take Over Altor BioScience for a Lowball Price 6/22/2017
Guardant Health Files Lanham Act Lawsuit Against Foundation Medicine, Inc. (FMI) Alleging False Advertising 6/22/2017
Exercise Of Employee Share Options And Settlement Of Restricted Stock Units In Targovax 6/22/2017
Theranos, Walgreens Reach Tentative Agreement to Settle Lawsuit for Under $30 Million 6/21/2017
Appeal Court Final Resolution Of Dispute Over C-RAD’s Entitlement To Patents 6/20/2017
Sanofi (SNY) Chief Says U.S. Supreme Court Ruling On Biologics Has "Immediate Impact" 6/19/2017
Datascope Moves To Join Maquet Cardiovascular LLC's Patent Infringement Case Against Abiomed In Order To Add False Advertising Claims 6/19/2017
Sonar Products, Stratus Pharma Ordered to Cease Operations 6/16/2017
Why Mylan (MYL)'s EpiPen Reign Could Finally be Over 6/16/2017
Alere (ALR) Says Feds Closed an Investigation in Billing Probe 6/16/2017
Neovasc (NVC) Announces German Court Ruling 6/16/2017
Oxford Immunotec (OXFD) Announces Favorable Claim Construction Ruling In Patent Infringement Litigation 6/16/2017
Theranos Catches a Break as Judge Sweeps Away a Dozen-Plus Class Action Suits 6/15/2017
Sorrento (SRNE) Announces Dismissal Of Lawsuits 6/15/2017
Anesthesia Firms Seek $131 Million in Damages in GE Healthcare (GE) Anesthesia Monopoly Case 6/14/2017
Aspen Pharmacare, Pfizer (PFE) and Roche (RHHBY) Investigated For Excessive Cancer Drug Pricing In South Africa 6/14/2017
Juno (JUNO) Release: Court Decides It Lacks Jurisdiction Before FDA Approval Occurs 6/14/2017
Label Or Liability: GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Faces $3 Million Verdict Over Product It Didn't Make 6/13/2017
Apobiologix Applauds Supreme Court Decision In Sandoz Biosimilar Case 6/13/2017
Landmark Ruling: Amgen (AMGN) Loses Bid to Delay Biosimilars 6/13/2017
Calmare Therapeutics Slapped With Lawsuit Alleging Mismanagement 6/12/2017
Feds Raid Controversial DNA-Testing Biotech Proove Biosciences in SoCal 6/9/2017
Mylan (MYL) Defends Chairman to ISS Amid Scrutiny 6/9/2017
Endo International (ENDP) Announces Entry Of Significant Case Management Order In Mesh Multidistrict Litigation 6/8/2017
Bomb Scare Leads to Evacuation at Pfizer (PFE) Plant 6/7/2017
New Jersey Supreme Court Consolidates Stryker (SYK) Lfit Hip Lawsuits 6/5/2017
INSYS Releases Statement On Its Ongoing Mission 6/5/2017
Merus Labs (MSLI) Obtains Interim Order For Plan Of Arrangement 6/2/2017
Mylan (MYL) Accused of Overcharging the Government by About $1.27 Billion for EpiPens 6/1/2017
Akari CEO Abruptly Steps Down Amid Investigation Into Phase II Trial Data 6/1/2017
Boston Scientific (BSX) and Abbott (ABT)'s St. Jude Medical (STJ) Must Face University Of California Patent Lawsuits 6/1/2017
Ohio Sues Purdue Pharma L.P. Over Oxycontin’s Deadly Impact 6/1/2017
Amgen (AMGN) Slaps Lawsuit On The FDA for Denying Six Months Of Pediatric Exclusivity For Sensipar 6/1/2017
Theranos Directors Admit Not Questioning Elizabeth Holmes as Allegations Arose 5/31/2017
AngioDynamics (ANGO) Lawsuit Alleges C.R. Bard is Violating Antitrust Laws, Harming Competition and Limiting Access 5/31/2017
New FDA Head Lifts Hiring Freeze, Takes Aim at the Next Martin Shkreli and Marathon Pharma 5/30/2017
The German Court Has Granted A Preliminary Injunction In Favour Of VSY Biotechnology BV And Against Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (AFX.DE) 5/30/2017
Tauriga (TAUG) Assigned Trial Date On November 6, 2017 From United States District Court New Jersey 5/26/2017
Former Stryker (SYK) Sales Rep Loses Appeal of $750K Loss Over His Move to Rival Zimmer Biomet 5/26/2017
Journalist Sues FDA for Documents Related to Sarepta (SRPT)'s DMD Drug 5/26/2017
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Coughs Up $33 Million Over Recalled Nonprescription Meds 5/25/2017
5 Charged in Trading Scheme Involving Classified Government Information at U.S. Health Agency 5/25/2017
Why Valeant (VRX) CEO Thinks Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Should Foot The Bill For Their Talc Defense 5/25/2017
Merck & Co. (MRK) Accused Of Breaking UK Law With Discount Scheme For Biosimilars 5/23/2017
DSM Sinochem Pharma Wins Indian Patent Infringement Case Against Sinopharm Weiqida Pharmaceutical 5/23/2017
Medtronic (MDT) to Cough Up $24 Million to Spine Doc Inventor for Patent Infringement 5/19/2017
Ethics Committee Investigating New York Congressman's Ties to This Australian Biotech 5/18/2017
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Sues Former Exec After GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Poaches Him Away to Run Its Largest Business 5/18/2017
Relmada Therapeutics Announces Settlement Of Legal Action With Laidlaw & Company 5/18/2017
A Look At The Beef Between Arbutus Biopharma (ABUS) And Biotech Unicorn Moderna 5/17/2017
Medtronic (MDT) Wants to Settle TAVR Patent Beef With Doc Inventor 5/17/2017
Valeant (VRX) Release: Statement Regarding Xifaxan Intellectual Property Litigation 5/17/2017
Statement By ResMed (RMD) On Plans To Renew Its Patent Infringement Case Against Fisher & Paykel 5/17/2017
Coherus Prevails In ‘135 IPR Decision 5/17/2017
New York's Akari Puts CEO on Administrative Leave 5/15/2017
Former Lutonix R&D Exec Pleads Guilty to Stealing Trade Secrets 5/10/2017
Brazilian Police Raid Alexion (ALXN)'s Office In Sales Practices Probe 5/9/2017
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Reveals U.S Investigation Into Arthritis Drug Services 5/9/2017
The FDA Spurns Reports FOX News is the Only Show Allowed at HQ 5/8/2017
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s LifeScan Settles Antitrust Lawsuit With UniStrip Tech 5/5/2017
Former Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Exec Wins Appeal In Noncompete Spat With Baxter International (BAX) 5/4/2017
Feds Appeared at Perrigo (PRGO)'s HQ With Search Warrants Yesterday 5/4/2017
Theranos Quietly Settles Lawsuits With One of Its Biggest Investors 5/3/2017
Agreement Reached After Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) is Accused of Disguising Salespeople and Dealing Kickbacks 5/2/2017
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Hit With $20 Million Verdict in Philly Pelvic Mesh Trial as More Lawsuits Loom 5/1/2017
Cardiovascular Systems Found Liable for $25.1 Million in Damages for Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination Suit 4/27/2017
Ex-Revolutions Med CEO Found Not Guilty of Fraud 4/26/2017
Sanofi (SNY) Slaps Lawsuit on Mylan (MYL) Over EpiPen Marketing 4/25/2017
FDA Takes Action Against 14 Companies For Selling Illegal Cancer Treatments 4/25/2017
PDL BioPharma (PDLI) Announces Settlement Of Keytruda Patent Infringement Lawsuit With Merck & Co. (MRK) 4/24/2017
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Must Pay $3 Million In Generic Paxil Suicide Lawsuit 4/21/2017
Tension Rises Between Vertex (VRTX) and Its Religious Investors Over Lobbying Disclosures 4/20/2017
Pfizer (PFE) The Latest To Get Subpoenaed In U.S. IV Saline Solution Probe 4/20/2017
InMode Accused of Poaching Sales Staff From Syneron China 4/20/2017
Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli Wins Ruling to Be Tried Separately From Ex-Lawyer 4/20/2017
3 Twists In The Theranos Saga In Just 2 Eventful Days 4/19/2017
Getting Off Easy? Embattled Theranos Could Have a Lab Again in 2019 4/18/2017
Hanmi Pharma (128940.KS) Charged for Failure to Report Patient Death in Olmutinib Study 4/18/2017
Court Rules in Favor Of Stemgenex On Majority Of Allegations In Proposed Class Action Lawsuit 4/18/2017
Hi-Tech Pharmacal (HITK) FILES Motion To Vacate Judgment In Its Fight For DMAA 4/18/2017
Doctor Charged With Female Genital Mutilation Has Published Research, Overseen Residents 4/17/2017
Baxter International (BAX) Faces Federal Criminal Inquiry Into IV Saline Sales 4/17/2017
Abbott (ABT) Seals Alere (ALR) Deal at Lower Price, Ending Legal Battle 4/14/2017
2 Drugmakers Seek to Block Arkansas from Using Their Drugs to Execute 7 Men 4/14/2017
INSYS Symbolizes Everything Sickening About the Opioid Crisis 4/14/2017
Jury Awards $10 Million In Punitive Damages Against SurgiQuest, A Subsidiary Of ConMed (CNMD) For False Advertising In Dispute With LEXION Medical 4/13/2017
Hologic (HOLX) Faces Patent Infringement Suit From Minerva Surgical Inc. 4/13/2017
BioMarin (BMRN) Announces Kuvan (sapropterin dihydrochloride) Patent Challenge Settlement 4/13/2017
Arbutus Biopharma (ABUS) Injunction Survives Attempted Appeal By Acuitas Therapeutics 4/13/2017
Patent Fight Continues as CRISPR (CRSP), Intellia, Caribou Biosciences and ERS Genomics Appeal CRISPR Decision 4/13/2017
The Verdict Is In: ConMed (CNMD)’s SurgiQuest Liable for $2.2 Million in Compensatory Damages 4/12/2017
DePuy Synthes Elbow Implant Lawsuit Evaluations Offered By Bernstein Liebhard LLP Following Class II Recall for Synthes Radial Head Prosthesis System 4/11/2017
Hi-Tech Pharmacal (HITK) Wins Almost $1 Million In Legal Fees From Thermolife And Stanford University After Winning Major Patent Case 4/10/2017
Intellipharmaceutics (IPCI) Announces Patent Litigation By Purdue Pharma L.P. Against Its Rexista Abuse-Deterrent Extended-Release Oxycodone 4/10/2017
Novartis AG (NVS) Likely Bribed 'Thousands' in Greece, Says Greece's Justice Minister 4/7/2017
Primcogent Solution Grabs $18 Million After Bankruptcy 4/7/2017
Jazz Pharma (JAZZ) Reaches Settlement With Hikma (HIK.L) Related To Xyrem Patent Litigation 4/6/2017
Judge Awards $2 Million To Zimmer (ZMH) Hip Implant Plaintiff Represented By Osborne & Associates And Mcginn, Carpenter, Montoya & Love 4/6/2017
BIO Celebrates Five Years Of The JOBS Act 4/5/2017
World's Richest Doctor Allegedly Threatened to Abandon Investment Unless Troubled Media Firm Invested in NantKwest 4/4/2017
Varian Medical Systems (VAR) And Elekta Settle Patent Litigation 4/4/2017
Patent Case Of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG (AFX.DE) And VSY Biotechnology B.V. 4/4/2017
Cardiovascular Systems Ducks a Class-Action Kickbacks Suit 4/3/2017
Forward Pharma (FWP) Intends To Appeal Decision In Patent Interference Proceeding With Biogen (BIIB) 4/3/2017
U.S. District Judge Grants AllCells Motion For Preliminary Injunction In Lawsuit Against Cepheus Biosciences 4/3/2017
Cardiome Pharma Corp. (COM.TO)'s Partner SteadyMed Receives Favourable Ruling In Its USPTO Inter Partes Review 4/3/2017
Novartis AG (NVS) Ordered to Hand Over 80,000 Records of `Sham' Events for Doctors 3/31/2017
Celltrion Healthcare (068270.KQ) Makes Move to Restrict Genentech (RHHBY)’s Herceptin Patents in the U.S. 3/31/2017
IMPAX Labs (IPXL) Announces Favorable Ruling Regarding Patent Validity For Zomig (Zolmitriptan) Nasal Spray 3/31/2017
Senator Launches Investigation Into Top Opioid Makers—Purdue Pharma L.P., Janssen/Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), INSYS, Mylan (MYL) And Depomed (DEPO) 3/29/2017
Valeant (VRX)'s Ex-CEO Sues Company Over Alleged Unpaid Shares 3/28/2017
Theranos CEO Gives Up Own Shares to Investors to Avoid Being Sued 3/27/2017
Biogen (BIIB)'s Victory Over $4 Billion MS Patent Spat Makes Company an Even More Attractive M&A Target 3/24/2017