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Allergan (AGN) Announces Settlement Of A DELZICOL (Mesalamine) Patent Litigation 12/2/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Hit With Over $1 Billion Verdict on Hip Implants 12/2/2016
BIO Applauds House Passage Of The 21st Century Cures Act 12/1/2016
Argentum And Alcon (ACL) Settle Patent Dispute Over PAZEO 12/1/2016
Senator Ticked Off as Mylan (MYL) CEO Agrees to Speak at Industry Conference But Not Testify Before Congress 11/30/2016
How Myriad Genetics (MYGN) Strategized to Undermind Its New Genetic Testing Competitors 11/29/2016
Nevro Files Lawsuit For Patent Infringement Against Boston Scientific (BSX) In The U.S. 11/29/2016
Neovasc (NVC) Avoids Lawsuit Over $70 Million Loss to CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CVT) 11/23/2016
Neurosearch A/S (NEUR.CO) Announces Main Components Of Resolution Plan 11/22/2016
Pfizer (PFE) Sues Texas for Telling Officials How Much Drugs Cost 11/22/2016
The 27-Year Old Who Blew Up Theranos is the Grandson of a Company Director 11/21/2016
Ruling Affirms Patent Claim For Paragon BioTeck's R-Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Formulation 11/21/2016
TELABio Announces Settlement Of Litigation With Lifecell 11/21/2016
QT Vascular Announces That The Federal Circuit Denies AngioScore Petition For Rehearing 11/21/2016
"Charged With A Crime For Doing His Job": Valeant (VRX) Duo Fights Back 11/18/2016
Couple Accuses Merck & Co. (MRK) Of Failing To Disclose Zostavax Vaccine Side Effects 11/18/2016
The Murder of a Thermo Fisher Scientific (TMO) Employee and the Missing Thumb Drive 11/17/2016
Alere (ALR) Finally Agrees to Fork Over Documents to Abbott (ABT) 11/17/2016
Mylan (MYL) And The DOJ Can't Seem To Get On The Same Page 11/17/2016
Valeant (VRX) Comments On Issued Philidor Criminal Charges 11/17/2016
Two Private Investigators Accuse GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) of Hiring Them Under False Pretenses 11/17/2016
Theranos Allegedly Voided 31,000 Test Reports Provided to Walgreens Customers 11/16/2016
Doc Wins $20 Million in Spine Patent Spat Against Medtronic (MDT) 11/15/2016
Ex-InterMune (ITMN) Executive, Friend Found Liable For $1 Million Insider Trading Scheme 11/15/2016
Biocompatibles (BII.L) Pleads Guilty to Misbranding and Agrees to Pay $36 Million 11/14/2016
AmpliPhi Bio (APHB) Announces Settlement Of Pending Lawsuit 11/14/2016
Golden Meditech Enters Into A Settlement Agreement With Sanpower 11/14/2016
Former Hologic (HOLX) Sales Rep Files Age Discrimination Lawsuit 11/9/2016
Disgraced Theranos Hit With a $140 Million Lawsuit by Once-Partner Walgreens 11/9/2016
BIO Statement On FDA Product Communications Hearing 11/9/2016
Royal Philips Electronics N.V. (PHG), Masimo (MASI) Settle Patent Dispute With $300 Million, Forms Partnership 11/8/2016
Bernie Sanders Asks the DOJ to Investigate Eli Lilly (LLY), Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) and Sanofi (SNY) 11/7/2016
Wright Medical Group (WMGI) Settles Hip Implant Suits for $240 Million 11/7/2016
Ex-Medtronic (MDT) Sales Rep Accuses Firm of Misrepresenting How the Device Would be Used 11/7/2016
After $195 Million In Talc Verdicts, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Strives To Change Court 11/7/2016
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Returns To California To Campaign For Prop 61 11/7/2016
Abbott (ABT) Sues Alere (ALR) for Breach of Contract 11/4/2016
Mylan (MYL), Teva (TEVA) Fall on Reports of the DOJ Filing Charges by End of Year 11/4/2016
Drugmakers Under Fire For Possible U.S. Price Fixing 11/4/2016
Centene Corporation Reaches Settlement With Commonwealth Of Kentucky 11/4/2016
Canadian Doctor Accused Of Secretly Using His Sperm To Impregnate Patients 11/4/2016
Bio-Rad (BIO) Tries To Smother Ex-GC's Whistleblower Suit With Privilege Claims 11/3/2016
Investors Behind Sprout Accuse Valeant (VRX) of Bungling Marketing of Female Libido Drug 11/3/2016
Former Valeant (VRX) CEO and CFO May Face Criminal Charges 11/2/2016
USITC Finds In Favor Of Varian Medical Systems (VAR) In Patent Dispute On VMAT Technology 11/1/2016
Californians Can Sock It To "Greedy" Pharma. But Will Ballot Vote Bring Down Drug Prices? 11/1/2016
Neovasc (NVC) Announces Update In Litigation With CardiAQ 11/1/2016
SEC Charges PricewaterhouseCoopers Accountant for Failing to Detect the Millions Stolen From Once-Renowned Biotech Investor Stephen Burrill 11/1/2016
Arena (ARNA) Faces Shareholder Lawsuit for Failing to Tell the Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth 10/31/2016
Telesta (TSX:TST) Announces Final Court Approval Of Plan Of Arrangement With ProMetic Life Sci (PFSCF.PK) 10/31/2016
Does Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s Baby Powder Cause Cancer? Another Jury Says Yes 10/31/2016
Abbott (ABT) on the Hook for Millions in Age Discrimination Case 10/28/2016
Congress Will Hold A Hearing On Mylan (MYL)'s Big EpiPen Settlement With Justice Department 10/28/2016
Court Rules In Favor Of OrthoAccel Tech In Lawsuit Against Propel Orthodontics For False And Misleading Advertising Claims 10/27/2016
The Feds Are Starting To Dig In At The Biggest Middle-Man In The Pharmaceutical Game 10/26/2016
Ex-Oppenheimer Adviser Pleads Guilty to U.S. Insider Trading Charges 10/26/2016
Vanda (VNDA) Settles Fanapt Patent Litigation With Taro (TARO) 10/25/2016
63 Japanese Women Sue the Government, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Merck & Co. (MRK) Over HPV Vaccines 10/24/2016
Congressman Calls for Probe Into Valeant (VRX)’s Pricing of Lead Poisoning Drug 10/24/2016
Cannabis Science Announces Products Hitting Shelves In Legal Dispensaries In The State Of California 10/24/2016
Alkermes (ALKS) Fined Over Huge Price Hikes 10/21/2016
Gilead (GILD) Asks FDA To Expand Exclusivity For A Key HIV Drug 10/21/2016
Shkreli Lawyer: There Are Witnesses Who'd Clear The Pharma Bro 10/18/2016
Spherix (SPEX) Provides Update On Patent Infringement Litigation 10/17/2016
The History Between a Biogen (BIIB) Drug and a High-Profile Democratic Party Fundraiser 10/17/2016
Tesaro (TSRO) Attempts to Squash Partner Myriad Genetics (MYGN)’ Contrary Press Release Over Niraparib 10/14/2016
Virtus Pharmaceuticals vs. FDA: Lawsuit Seeks to Prevent a Monopoly for Potassium Chloride Products 10/14/2016
Clarus Therapeutics Provides Update On Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Lipocine (LPCN)'s Oral Product For Testosterone Replacement Therapy 10/13/2016
ZeptoMetrix Corporation Files Infringement Action Against Microbix Biosystems Inc. (MBXBF) 10/13/2016
Major Investor Sues Theranos Over 'Series of Lies' in $100 Million Suit 10/12/2016
Anger Behind the Scenes When Valeant (VRX) Jacked Up Price by 2,700% for Lead Poisoning Drug 10/12/2016
Cell Phones and Documents are Seized From Some Hanmi Pharma (128940.KS) Employees on Suspicion of Insider Information Leak 10/11/2016
Lipocine (LPCN) Wins Dismissal Of Patent Infringement Lawsuit Related To LPCN 1021 10/10/2016
Mylan (MYL) Forks Over $465 Million to Settle EpiPen Overpricing Case 10/10/2016
BTG plc (BTG.L)’s U.S. Biocompatibles Biz Coughs Up $36 Million to Settle Justice Dept. Beef 10/7/2016
Shire (SHPG) Release: Patent Trial And Appeal Board Upholds The Validity Of LIALDA Patent 10/6/2016
Novartis AG (NVS) to Pay $35 Million to Settle Charges of Illegally Promoting a Drug For Infants 10/6/2016
Boston Scientific (BSX) Loses Bid to Throw Out $19 Million Pelvic Mesh Loss 10/5/2016
Oxford Immunotec (OXFD) Announces Favorable Decision From U.S. District Court Of Massachusetts In Patent Infringement Litigation 10/4/2016
Former Inyx CEO Charged in $100 Million Fraud Scheme 10/3/2016
Big Pharma Vs Big Pharma In Court Battles Over Biosimilar Drugs 10/3/2016
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to Pay $20 Million For Bribing Doctors in China 10/3/2016
AVEO Oncology (AVEO) Announces Proposed Settlement And Settlement Hearing In 2014 Stockholder Litigation 10/3/2016
Former INSYS Sales Manager is Arrested in Opioid Kickback Scheme 9/30/2016
Teva (TEVA) Alleges Fraud By Rimsa's Previous Owners 9/30/2016
Doctor Concocts Vaccines With Cat Saliva, Vodka 9/29/2016
Allergan (AGN) Issues Statement On Namenda XR Patent Litigation Following Announcement Of ANDA Approvals 9/29/2016
Mylan (MYL) CEO's Testimony Was A Huge Blow To The Entire Pharma Industry 9/28/2016
California Life Sciences Association Applauds Congressional Passage Of The Advancing Hope Act 9/28/2016
Suit: Drugmaker Teva (TEVA) Responsible For Patient's Death In Opioid Overdose 9/27/2016
Medtronic (MDT) Scores a Big Legal Win 9/27/2016
IsoRay (ISR) Enters Into Agreement To Settle Class Action Shareholder Litigation 9/27/2016
Pharma Giants Like Bayer (BAY) and Pfizer (PFE) Urge Acquittal for Ex-Acclarent Execs 9/23/2016
35 U.S. States Sue British Drugmaker Indivior Over Marketing of Opioid 9/23/2016
Mylan (MYL)'s First Date With Congress Proves "Painful" 9/22/2016
Following Congressional Hearing Investigating Mylan (MYL) And Epi-Pen, Imprimis (immy) Founder And CEO Publishes Drug Pricing Monograph 9/22/2016
Hemispherx (HEB) Announces Granting Of Final Settlement Of Derivative And Class Action Case 9/22/2016
SIGA (SIGA) Announces Bankruptcy Court Approval Of Transaction Under Which SIGA Will Pay PharmAthene, Inc. (PIP) Claim In Full 9/21/2016
Sarepta (SRPT) Announces Favorable USPTO Decisions In Exon 51 And Exon 53 Composition Of Matter Patent Interference Cases Against BioMarin (BMRN) 9/21/2016
$90 Billion Whistleblower Suit Filed Against Four Of The Nation's Largest Chemical Companies 9/20/2016
The Man Who Started EpiPen’s Price Rise Won’t Face Congress 9/20/2016
Sanofi (SNY) Files U.S. Suit Against Merck & Co. (MRK) Over Patents 9/19/2016
Mylan (MYL) CEO to be Grilled by Congress Over EpiPen Pricing 9/15/2016
MiMedx Urges FDA To Reconsider Draft Guidances During Hearing 9/15/2016
Relmada Therapeutics Files Amended Complaint Against Laidlaw And Its Principals, Matthew Eitner And James Ahern 9/14/2016
U.S. Justice Department Subpoenas Taro (TARO) Over Generic Drug Pricing 9/12/2016
QIAGEN N.V. (QGEN) Comments On Preliminary Injunction And Confirms Intention To Defend Its U.S. Intellectual Property Position 9/12/2016
Pfizer (PFE) CEO Shakes Head at Clinton's Drug Pricing Plan 9/9/2016
Apobiologix Announces Victory Over Amgen (AMGN) In Biosimilar Patent Case 9/9/2016
Biotech Giant Genentech (RHHBY) Due for a Multi-Million Tax Refund 9/8/2016
St. Jude Medical (STJ) Sues Muddy Waters, MedSec Over Heart Device Allegations 9/7/2016
PAREXEL (PRXL) Loses $160 Million in Value in One Day After Disclosing Possible 'Misappropriation of Corporate Funds' 9/2/2016
Mylan (MYL) Scores Again as Third Teva (TEVA) Copaxone Patent is Invalidated 9/2/2016
Court Blocks Pfizer (PFE) Shareholders From Accessing Board-Level Documents in Relation to Offshore Earnings 9/2/2016
Unilife  (UNIS): Former CEO's Shenanigans Exposed ‘Material Weaknesses’ 9/2/2016
Ferris Mfg. Corp, Manufacturer Of PolyMem Wound Dressings, Settles Lawsuit Against Curaline 9/1/2016
Judge Lifts Bail, Travel Restrictions on Former Acclarent Execs 9/1/2016
Alere (ALR) Lawsuit Accuses Abbott (ABT) of 'Buyer's Remorse' in Proposed Merger 9/1/2016
Oxford Immunotec (OXFD) Announces Favorable Recommendation By The Magistrate Judge In Patent Infringement Litigation 9/1/2016
Tauriga (TAUG) Files Two Motions In Federal Court To Both Compel The Deposition Of Mr. William Meyler And The Written Discovery Materials To Be Provided By Cowan Gunteski & Co. P.A. 8/31/2016
Allergan (AGN) And Adamas Pharmaceuticals (ADMS) Announce Settlement With Amneal Related To NAMZARIC Patent Litigation 8/31/2016
Valeant (VRX) is Sued Over Philidor Ties, Alleged Racketeering 8/30/2016
Alere (ALR) Drags Abbott (ABT) to Court to Force Completion of $5.8 Billion Deal 8/26/2016
Vanda (VNDA) Investors Elated Over Drug Patent Ruling 8/26/2016
Attorney General Accuses INSYS of Deceptively Marketing and Selling Its Opioid Painkiller 8/26/2016
Teva (TEVA) Stock Plummets After Two Patents are Invalidated by Mylan (MYL) 8/25/2016
Turing CCO Claims Execs Retaliated After Shkreli’s Friend and Co-Founder Resigned Due to Sexual Assault Allegations 8/25/2016
Former NFL Star and Heart Tronics CEO Ordered to Cough Up Super Bowl Ring in Lawsuit 8/24/2016
Novartis AG (NVS) Blasted for Blaming Management in Korea for Bribery Scandal 8/23/2016
Opko Health (OPK) Responds To Law Firm Notice Of Investigation 8/23/2016
Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) Sues Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)’s Ethicon (JNJ) for ‘Legal Gymnastics’ Over Sales Rep’s Non-Compete 8/22/2016
Juno (JUNO) Facing Class Action Lawsuit Following Patient Deaths 8/19/2016
Valeant (VRX) Faces New Fraud Lawsuit Filed By Former Investor 8/19/2016
Patent Battle Heats Up as ResMed (RMD) Sues Fisher & Paykel 8/18/2016
Bad News for Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) as Court Rules Remicade Patent Invalid, Cheaper Version Looms 8/18/2016
Another State Sues Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Alleging Deceptive Marketing of Surgical Mesh for Women 8/17/2016
Implications Of Court Decision In Favor Of iBio, Inc. (IBIO) Against Fraunhofer 8/17/2016
UCB Soars Most Since 2009 After US District Court Backs Epilepsy Drug Vimpat Patent 8/15/2016
Six Former and Current Novartis AG (NVS) Execs Charged With Bribing Doctors in Korea 8/12/2016
Investment Consultant and Lawyer Accused of Insider Trading Ahead of Pfizer (PFE)'s 2010 Acquisition of King Pharma 8/12/2016
Novartis AG (NVS) Faces Potential Sales Ban in South Korea Amid Corruption Allegations 8/12/2016
Abbott (ABT) Managers in India Allegedly Instructed Employees to Pursue Sales at Any Cost 8/11/2016
Ranbaxy Laboratories (RANBAXY.BO) Owners ‘Deliberately Buried’ Information From Daiichi Sankyo: Singapore Tribunal Order 8/11/2016
Valeant (VRX) Plunges Some More After Report of Criminal Investigation for Defrauding Insurers 8/11/2016
Valeant (VRX) Comments On SDNY Investigation 8/11/2016
Orbis International Ends Affiliation With Orbis Taiwan 8/10/2016
Paul Singer’s Hedge Fund Sues AbbVie (ABBV) Over Failed 2014 Shire (SHPG) Merger 8/9/2016
Doctor Charged With Insider Trading While Heading a Clinical Trial for Regado Biosciences (RGDO) 8/8/2016
Atossa Genetics (ATOS) Settles Litigation With Besins Healthcare 8/8/2016
Men Claim Eli Lilly (LLY)'s Sexual Dysfunction Drug Cialis Tied to Skin Cancer in Lawsuit 8/8/2016
PharmAthene, Inc. (PIP) Files Protest Against HHS Over Anthrax Vaccine Bidding Process 8/8/2016
AbbVie (ABBV) Sues Amgen (AMGN) To Fend Off Copy Of $4 Billion Humira Drug 8/5/2016
Cephalon (CEPH), U.S. States Reach $125 Million Settlement Over Generic Drugs 8/5/2016
iBio, Inc. (IBIO)'s Claims Against Fraunhofer Affirmed By Delaware Chancery Court 8/5/2016
ReWalk (RWLK) Release: German Social Court Ruling Deems Rewalk Exoskeleton Medically Necessary As Medical Aid For Recipient With Spinal Cord Injury 8/4/2016
Patients Who Were Injured After a Doctor Used Medtronic (MDT)'s Infuse on Them to Get $8.45 Million 8/4/2016
Promega Corporation Founder and CEO Faces Off With Shareholders in Court 8/3/2016
Why Wall Street Can't Stop Talking About Potential 'Baby Valeant (VRX)' Concordia (CXR.TO) 8/3/2016
Celgene (CELG) Accused of Donating Millions to Charities as Part of a Business 'Scheme to Gain Billions’ 8/3/2016
Pfizer (PFE) to Fork Over $486 Million to Settle Lawsuit Over Celebrex, Bextra 8/3/2016
Argentum And KVK Tech Succeed In Starting Patent Cancellation Trial Against Alcon (ACL)'s PAZEO 8/2/2016
Federal Judge Rules Against Nearly 1,300 Lawsuits Over Bayer (BAY)'s IUD Mirena 7/29/2016
Eli Lilly (LLY) Faces Probe Over Contracts With Pharmacy Benefit Managers 7/29/2016
Lawmaker Calls Olympus (OCPNF) Action on Contaminated Scopes ‘Despicable’ 7/28/2016
More Reasons for Abbott (ABT) to Walk Away as Alere (ALR) Faces Criminal Probe Over Medicare, Medicaid Billing 7/28/2016
400+ Women are Suing Drug Giant Merck & Co. (MRK) Over Unequal Pay 7/27/2016
Future of Blood Test Supplies Firm Streck, Remains Entangled in the Lawsuits of a Divided Family 7/25/2016
QT Vascular Announces Federal Circuit Reversal Of Adverse Angioscore / Spectranetics Judgment 7/25/2016
30+ at Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s DePuy Subsidiary Will Stand Trial on Fraud-Related Charges 7/25/2016
Pfizer (PFE) in Another Showdown With the U.S. Department of Treasury 7/22/2016
BIO Release: Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Signs Bill Facilitating Patient Access To Interchangeable Biologic Medicines 7/22/2016
InfoBionic Successfully Resolves Obsolete Patent Claims 7/21/2016
Two Former Execs at Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s Acclarent Convicted of Unapproved Marketing 7/21/2016
Amgen (AMGN) Coughs Up $95 Million to Settle Class Action Suit 7/21/2016
Boston Scientific (BSX) to Fork Over $275 Million to the IRS to Resolve Disputes 7/20/2016
New Lawsuit Says Faulty Theranos Blood Test Led To Heart Attack 7/20/2016
Depomed (DEPO) Announces Patent Trial And Appeal Board Denial Of Inter Partes Review Of NUCYNTA Patent 7/19/2016
Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli Gets Trial Date, Couldn’t Wait to Play Pokémon Go After Hearing 7/18/2016
Gilead (GILD) Used Legal Loopholes to Avoid Paying $10 Billion in Taxes Last Year 7/14/2016
What Purdue Pharma L.P. Knew About a Oxycontin Ring that Pushed More than 1 Million Pills 7/11/2016
Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Banned from Operating a Lab for Two Years 7/11/2016
St. Jude Medical (STJ) Settles Lawsuit Over CRM Leads for $39 Million 7/8/2016
Sanders, Other Lawmakers Urge FDA Approval Of Generic Crestor 7/8/2016
Congress Demands Theranos CEO Explain What Went Wrong 7/8/2016
Eisai Company (ESALY.PK) to Consider Legal Action in UK Cancer Drug Row 7/8/2016
Pfizer (PFE) to Highlight Risks of Opioid Painkillers to Escape Chicago Lawsuit 7/7/2016
Judge Cuts $500 Million Verdict Over Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Hip Implants 7/7/2016
Enzo Biochem (ENZ)’s Life Sciences Unit Reaches $21 Million Patent Infringement Settlement In Delaware With Illumina (ILMN) 7/7/2016
Tauriga Sciences Inc. Responds In Federal Court To The Multiple Motions Filed By Cowan Gunteski 7/7/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)'s DePuy Orthopaedics (JNJ) Can’t Delay 3rd Bellwether in Pinnacle Hip MDL 7/6/2016
These Drugmakers And Medtechs Paid The Most To Docs Last Year 7/6/2016
Former FDA Chief Listed in CMS Database for Receiving Payments from AstraZeneca PLC (AZN), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in 2015 7/5/2016
Olympus (OCPNF) Settled Claim from Japan's GPIF Over Scandal 7/5/2016
Natera Announces That The U.S. Supreme Court Denies Petition To Review '540 Patent Invalidation 7/1/2016
NuVasive (NUVA) Agrees to Settle Patent Litigation With Medtronic (MDT) 7/1/2016
Genovis And Promega Corporation Sign Global License Agreement And Settle Litigation 6/30/2016
ChromaDex, Inc. Vindicated By Retraction And Apology From Author Of Misleading And Factually Inaccurate Article 6/30/2016
Maybe Pharmaceutical Reps Actually Aren't Bribing Doctors 6/27/2016
USDA Looks Into Animal Injuries, Deaths At UC Davis 6/27/2016
The Supreme Court Of The United States Denies Sequenom (SQNM)'s Petition Requesting Review Of Decision On '540 Patent 6/27/2016