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Lawsuit Alleges C-Suite Purge at Starkey Hearing Tech was Retaliatory and Tied to Family Drama 10/9/2015
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
Court Orders CEO of Fake Spencer Pharma to Pay Bilked Investors $7 Million 10/5/2015
Cipher Pharma (DND.TO) Announces Settlement In Patent Litigation For Absorica 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
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
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
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
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
Takeda (TKPYY) Agrees to Pony Up $2.3 Billion to Settle Actos Cases 4/28/2015
TWi Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Settlement With Takeda (TKPYY) On Dexilant(R) Litigation 4/27/2015
Arent Fox Wins For Luitpold At Second Circuit Court Of Appeals 4/27/2015
Cipher Pharma (DND.TO) Announces Outcome Of Markman Hearing In Patent Infringement Suit For Absorica 4/24/2015
Texas Psychiatrists Accused of Accepting Bribes from AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) to Manipulate State Formulary 4/24/2015
Millennium Health To Pay $8.6 Million For Infringing On Ameritox, Ltd.-Licensed Patent 4/22/2015
In Largest Settlement Of Its Kind, Teva (TEVA) Will Pay $512 Million to Resolve Pay-to-Delay Case 4/21/2015
Cardinal Health (CAH) Agrees To Pay $26.8 Million To Settle Charges It Monopolized 25 Markets For The Sale Of Radiopharmaceuticals To Hospitals And Clinics, Says FTC 4/20/2015
Pfizer (PFE) Victorious in First Trial Over Zoloft Birth Defect Claims 4/20/2015
Medac Pharma, Inc. Announces Settlement Of Patent Infringement Lawsuits 4/16/2015
Antares Pharma, Inc. (ATRS) Announces Settlement Of Patent Infringement Lawsuits 4/16/2015
Pharma Giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to Battle Rowex Over Purple Design of a New Inhaler 4/15/2015
Pfizer (PFE) Researchers Allegedly Knew About Zoloft's Birth Defect Risk 4/14/2015
Mylan (MYL) Settles Patent Litigation Related To Viagra 4/14/2015
Actavis (ACT) Owes No Apology for Seeking New Alzheimer's Drug Profits, Says Lawyer 4/14/2015
Pfizer (PFE)'s Viagra Blamed for Man's Melanoma-Related Death 4/14/2015
Depomed, Inc. (DEPO) Announces Gralise ANDA Litigation Settlement Confirming Exclusivity To 2024 And Dismissing Appeal 4/13/2015
Allergan (AGN), Valeant (VRX) and Ackman Finally End Fight Over Failed Buyout 4/13/2015
What's In Store For The Thousands Of Angry Men Suing Over Testosterone? 4/7/2015
Juno Therapeutics (JUNO) Announces Patent Litigation Settlement 4/6/2015
Novartis AG (NVS) Accused of "Bullying" Doctors to Drop Trial of Cheaper Drugs 4/6/2015
Takeda (TKPYY) Offers $2.2 Billion To Settle Actos Drug Cases 4/1/2015
The Medicines Company (MDCO) Settles Angiomax (Bivalirudin) Patent Litigation With Sun 4/1/2015
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Down Slightly After Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Allergy Ad Settlement 3/31/2015
Omnicell Announces Conclusion Of Whistleblower Investigation And Filing Of 2014 Annual Report On Form 10-K 3/31/2015
Peptide Solutions LLC Refutes All Allegations Made By Protein Technologies And Its CEO Nate Cosper 3/27/2015
In a Letter to Employees, Alcon (ACL) Chief Defends Company's Culture for Women 3/26/2015
Ariad (ARIA) Announces Dismissal Of Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit In Federal District Court 3/25/2015
Amgen (AMGN) Devastated as Novartis AG (NVS) Wins Approval to Sell First-of-a-Kind Copycat Drug 3/24/2015
Boston Scientific (BSX) Executive's Killer Gets 25 Year Prison Sentence on His Birthday 3/20/2015
Ex-Workers Accuse Novartis AG (NVS)'s Alcon (ACL) of Being Sexist, Maintaining a Boy's Club Atmosphere 3/19/2015
Inside the Law: A Q&A for Biosimilars and How They’ll Change the World--Part Two 3/18/2015
Inside the Law: A Q&A for Biosimilars and How They’ll Change the World--Part One 3/18/2015
InSite Vision (ISV) Announces Settlement Of Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (MYL) 3/17/2015
Spherix (SPEX) Release: Markman Hearing Held As Scheduled In Verizon Case 3/17/2015
Enzo Biochem (ENZ) To Request Rehearing Of Court Of Appeals Decision 3/16/2015
Proxy Fight Looms as Acucela Snaps Back at Ousted CEO 3/13/2015
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Sues Rival GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Over Allergy Cure Claims 3/13/2015
Actavis (ACT) Confirms Appeals Court Grants Injunction Pending Appeal Related To Generic Pulmicort RESPULES 3/13/2015
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Unit Pleads Guilty for Knowingly Selling Tainted Children's Tylenol 3/12/2015
Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (CBRX) Release: Federal Appeals Court Affirms Dismissal Of Class Action Lawsuit 3/12/2015
Federal Court Rules Millennium Health Infringes Patent Exclusively Licensed To Ameritox, Ltd. 3/12/2015
Ariad (ARIA) Announces Dismissal Of Shareholder Derivative Lawsuit In Federal District Court 3/11/2015
Delaware Court Finds That THERAVECTYS Is Reasonably Likely To Succeed On The Merits Of Its Tortious Interference Claim Against Immune Design Corporation (IMDZ) 3/11/2015
Merck & Co. (MRK) Slapped With Wrongful Death Suit Over Popular Hair Loss Drug 3/10/2015
How Much Does Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Spend on Lawsuits Every Year? 3/10/2015
Neigbors Sue Roche (RHHBY) for Being Negligent With Handling of Hazardous Chemicals That Contaminated Land 3/6/2015
Actavis (ACT) Confirms District Court Ruling In Atelvia Patent Litigation 3/5/2015
PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDLI) Announces Dismissal Of Third And Final Shareholder Lawsuit 3/3/2015
Merus Labs International Inc. Announces Settlement Of Canadian Patent Litigation 3/2/2015
Novartis AG (NVS) Japan Ordered to Halt Business for 15 Days 2/27/2015
Actavis (ACT) Confirms Generic Uceris Patent Challenge 2/25/2015
Novartis AG (NVS) Heir Sues German Nobleman and Rothchild Bank 2/24/2015
ProtoKinetix Inc. (PKTX.OB) Announces Terms Of Settlement Agreement With British Columbia Securities Commission 2/24/2015
Roche (RHHBY) Neighbors May File Suit Against Pharma Giant 2/23/2015
NeuroBioPharm Receives Final Court Approval And Completes Arrangement With Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. 2/20/2015
Actavis (ACT) Confirms Temporary Injunction From Appeals Court Related To Generic Pulmicort RESPULES 2/18/2015
Alaska AG Investigating Bay Area's IMPAX Labs (IPXL) Over Possible Pay-to-Delay Deals 2/13/2015
Wisconsin Agrees to Fork Over $8 Million for Never-Built Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Plant 2/13/2015
Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, Inc. Announces Paragraph IV ANDA Litigation With Sanofi (SAN.PA) For Its ANDA Cabazitaxel Solution; IV (Infusion) (Jevtana) 2/12/2015
RainDance Technologies Announces Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against 10X Genomics 2/12/2015
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) to Shell Out $7.9 Million in Kickback Scandal 2/12/2015
Ex-Merck & Co. (MRK) Analyst Facing Insider Trading Charges to Plead Guilty 2/10/2015