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China Allows Open Trial for Two Foreign Investigators Tied To GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 7/18/2014
BMC To Actively Defend Against Curative In Patent Fight 7/18/2014
Microbix Biosystems Inc. (MBXBF) Sues Novartis AG (NVS) For Infringement Of Its VIRUSMAX® Patent In Europe 7/10/2014
Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Uses Legal Threats To Silence Negative Advice About Zetia And Vytorin In Italy 7/7/2014
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Risks Being Thrown Out Of China 7/7/2014
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Tries Out A New Tactic In Battle For Generic MS Drug 7/7/2014
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) China Chief Turned Up In Sex Video 7/2/2014
Court Grants Preliminary Injuction To Stop The Harassment And Poaching Of StemVida International Distributors By Nuvi Global Corporation And Co-Defendants 7/1/2014
Novartis AG (NVS)'s Japan Unit, Ex-Employee Officially Charged For Data Manipulation 7/1/2014
Orexo AB (ORXOF) Commences Patent Infringement Litigation Against Actavis (ACT) 6/27/2014
"Serious Faults" In Novartis Pharma K.K. (NVS) Clinical Study Of Leukemia Drug: Panel 6/26/2014
More Trouble For Novartis AG (NVS) As Offices Are Raided In Italy Flu Vaccine Probe 6/23/2014
EU Regulator To Fine Servier, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) For Delaying Generic Drugs 6/20/2014
Ex-Novartis Pharma K.K. (NVS) Employee Arrested Over Drug Data 6/13/2014
Statute Of Limitations A Huge Obstacle In Novartis Pharma K.K. (NVS) Case 6/13/2014
Actavis (ACT) Finalizes Agreement Related To Asacol® HD Patent Challenge Litigation 6/10/2014
Drug Authority Offices Searched In Roche (RHHBY)-Novartis AG (NVS) Investigation 6/6/2014
First California, Now Chicago Hits Drugmakers With Deceptive Marketing Lawsuit 6/4/2014
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Receives Favorable Court Decision Regarding Generic Celebrex® Capsules; Teva Should Receive Sole Exclusivity For Generic Celebrex® Capsules 5/30/2014
Italy Seeks $1.6 Billion In Damages From Roche (RHHBY), Novartis AG (NVS), Pfizer Inc. (PFE) 5/30/2014
No Choice: Novartis AG (NVS) Must Face U.S. Government Lawsuit Alleging Drug Kickbacks 5/30/2014
UK Fraud Office Investigating GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 5/29/2014
California Counties Sue Drugmakers Actavis (ACT), Endo Pharmaceuticals (ENDP), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Purdue Pharma L.P. And Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Over Painkiller Abuse 5/27/2014
Chinese Authorities Visit Roche (RHHBY) Office 5/23/2014
Jury Finds For Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (TKPYY) In Diabetes Drug Case 5/16/2014
Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) Loses Major Patent Case To Actavis (ACT) 5/16/2014
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Sues FDA Over Bid To Block Approval Of Generic Copaxone 5/12/2014
Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) To Appeal $450 Million Brazil Poisoning Fine 5/12/2014
Coloplast (COLOB.CO) Makes Provisions For DKK 1Bn For Litigation In The USA 5/2/2014
Endo Reaches Agreements In Principle To Settle A Substantial Majority Of AMS Litigation Cases 5/1/2014
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Cuts A $190 Million Settlement Deal Over Epilepsy Drug Neurontin 4/22/2014
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Under Growing Pressure From UK Authorities, Lawyers Warn 4/22/2014
Supreme Court Chief Justice Denies Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Request For An Injunction Relating To Generic Copaxone®; Mylan Inc. (MYL) Rejoices 4/21/2014
Ex-Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Executive Gets 16 Months For Insider Trading 4/21/2014
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Investigating Bribery Claims In Jordan And Lebanon 4/17/2014
Depomed, Inc. (DEPO) Announces Settlements With Two Gralise® ANDA Filers 4/14/2014
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Can't Catch A Break, Faces Bribery Allegations In Poland 4/14/2014
Roche (RHHBY), Novartis AG (NVS) Offices Raided Over Wet AMD Treatments 4/11/2014
Verdict In: Jury Orders Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (TKPYY), Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) To Pay $9 Billion In Damages Over Actos 4/8/2014
Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Hid MS Drug's Checkered History, Investors Say 4/8/2014
Compugen Ltd. (CGEN) Statement Regarding Insider Trading Allegations 4/7/2014
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Shaken As Yet Another Bribery Scandal Emerges 4/7/2014
Third-Party Probe Confirms Novartis AG (NVS) Staff Covered Up Evidence 4/2/2014
Novartis AG (NVS) Gave Doctors Thousands To Prescribe Pills: Feds 3/21/2014
Nu Skin Says Likely To Be Fined By Chinese Regulators 3/19/2014
Novartis Pharma K.K. (NVS) Staffers Were Knee-Deep In Leukemia Drug Trial: Tokyo Hospital 3/19/2014
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (SUNPHARMA.NS) Hit By FDA Ban On Gujarat Plant, Shares Fall 3/13/2014
Actelion Ltd. (ALIOF.PK) Provides Update On Asahi Litigation 3/13/2014
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Settles Medicaid False Billing Case Tied To Chicago Doctor 3/12/2014
French Competition Regulator Probes Roche (RHHBY), Novartis AG (NVS) 3/12/2014
SEC Scores Partial Win In Insider Trading Case Over 2009 Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Deal 3/7/2014
Ex-Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Employees Convicted Of Bribery In Germany 3/7/2014
Italy Fines Novartis AG (NVS), Roche Holding AG (RHHBF.PK) $251 Million Over Eye-Drug Use 3/5/2014
Prosecutors Raid Novartis AG (NVS) Office In Tokyo 2/20/2014
Ranbaxy Laboratories (RANBAXY.BO), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Settle Claims In U.S. Over Collusion 2/19/2014
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Faces Legal Action From Australian Competition Regulator 2/13/2014
More Trouble For Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) As U.S. Probes Marketing Of Drugs 2/11/2014
Roche (RHHBY) Wins Battle Over Launch Of Biosimilar Version Of Its Breast Cancer Drug Herceptin 2/7/2014
Researcher Accuses AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Of Manipulating Brilinta Data 2/4/2014
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (4568.t) Pledges Bold Action On Ranbaxy Laboratories (RANBAXY.BO) Production Problems 1/31/2014
Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Sues Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) Over Challenge To Top Diabetes Drug Lantus 1/31/2014
ChinaBio(R) LLC Release: Big Four Accounting Firms Face Six-Month Suspension In China 1/24/2014
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Asks Supreme Court To Review Copaxone Ruling 1/23/2014
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Granted New Trial Against Abbott Laboratories (ABT) Over Gay Juror Issue: U.S. Court 1/22/2014
Actavis (ACT) Confirms Court Upholds Lo Loestrin® Fe Patent 1/20/2014
Gentium S.p.A. Shareholders Sue Over $1 Billion Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (JAZZ) Deal 1/17/2014
Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Sued In U.S. Over Generic Prandin 1/14/2014
Japan Gets Ready To File Criminal Complaint Against Drug Giant Novartis AG (NVS) 1/8/2014
Hanmi Pharmaceutical, Co., Ltd Does Not Infringe AstraZeneca PLC (AZN)'s Nexium -U.S. Appeals Court 12/20/2013
Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Fined $21 Million By French Regulators For Bad Behavior 12/20/2013
Novartis AG (NVS) May Face Criminal Charges In Japan Over Diovan Research Scandal 12/18/2013
Shanghai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Subsidiary Accused Of Bribery 12/17/2013
Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Reported To Police For Breaching Drug Disclosure Rules 12/11/2013
Notices Sent To Ranbaxy Laboratories (RANBAXY.BO), Cipla Ltd. For Overcharging 12/10/2013
EU Regulators Fine Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Novartis AG (NVS) 16 Million Euros For Generic Drug Deal 12/10/2013
Shanghai Official Detained In GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Scandal 12/10/2013
City Health Official Suspended From Post 12/9/2013
Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. Pharma Unit In The U.S. Is Raided By The Feds 12/9/2013
European Court May Force AbbVie (ABBV), InterMune, Inc. (ITMN) To Release Business Secrets 12/6/2013
Orion Corporation Settles Patent Dispute Over The Proprietary Drug Precedex® 12/5/2013
Apotex Inc. Ordered To Pony Up $76 Million To AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) In Damages 12/4/2013
Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Sued In France Over Gardasil Vaccine 11/25/2013
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) And Mylan Inc. (MYL) Settle Copaxone® Patent Litigation In France, The UK And The Netherlands 11/25/2013
EU Regulator Likely To Fine Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Novartis AG (NVS) Next Month: Sources 11/25/2013
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN), Generic Drugmakers Face Class Action On Nexium 11/15/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA)'s Copaxone Petition 11/14/2013
Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Files "First-Of-A-Kind" Lawsuit Against FDA Over OTC Drug 11/13/2013
What The Brilinta Probe Means For AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) 11/12/2013
Singh Brothers Of Ranbaxy Laboratories (RANBAXY.BO) Concealed Facts While Selling Stake: Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (4568.t) 11/11/2013
Investors Accuse Amarin Corporation PLC (AMRN) of Pumping Up Stocks Before FDA Snub 11/8/2013
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Asks Court Not to Revive Whistle-Blower Suit 11/7/2013
Ex-Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) CEO Allegedly Forced Board Members to Take Polygraph Tests 11/5/2013
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Asks U.S. Justices for Stay in Copaxone Case 11/5/2013
Only GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Chinese Execs May Face Charges Over Bribery Scandal 11/4/2013
No Criminal Case Against Ranbaxy Laboratories (RANBAXY.BO), Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (4568.t) 11/1/2013
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Expands Its Bribery Investigation to Eastern Europe 11/1/2013
Feds Quiz AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Over Brilinta Clinical Trial 11/1/2013
U.S. Appeals Court Revives Patent Fight Over AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Drug 10/31/2013
Bombay HC to Begin Hearing in Bayer AG (BAYN.DE)'s Case Against IPAB's CL Order on Nexavar Today 10/29/2013
Actavis (ACT) Confirms Generic Acanya® Gel Patent Challenge 10/28/2013
Baby Food Maker Mead Johnson Nutrition Company Opens Probe of China Bribes 10/24/2013
Ex-AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Worker Files Sexual Harassment Suit 10/18/2013
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s Ex-China Head Barred From Leaving China 10/16/2013
Former Bayer AG (BAYN.DE) Employee Can Proceed With Whistleblower Lawsuit 10/16/2013
Police Arrest Alleged Bribery Agent in GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) China Scandal 10/9/2013
Ex-Celgene Corporation (CELG), Sanofi-Aventis (New Jersey) (SAN.PA) Drug Execs Admit Roles in Stock Scheme 10/9/2013
Supreme Court Rejects Novartis AG (NVS) Bid to Hear Punitive Damages Case 10/8/2013
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Announces Favorable Ruling on COPAXONE Patent Litigation in the Netherlands 10/4/2013
U.S. Court Lifts Ban on Competitor to AstraZeneca PLC (AZN)'s Nexium 10/2/2013
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (TKPYY) Failed to Properly Warn About Actos Risks, Jury Rules 9/27/2013
Aesica Fined After Man Sprayed With Chemical at Cramlington 9/24/2013
Federal Judge Allows AstraZeneca PLC (AZN)'s Nexium Reverse Payment Patent Settlement Suit to Proceed 9/24/2013
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Announces Favorable Court Ruling in AZILECT® Patent Infringement Litigation Against Mylan Laboratories Inc. (MYL) 9/23/2013
High Court Lets Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Resume Making Baby Powder 9/20/2013
Another China Bribery Rumor Involving Novartis AG (NVS) 9/20/2013
Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Settles Lawsuit Over Obesity Drug for $40 Million 9/20/2013
Novartis AG (NVS) to Investigate Bribery Claims at Alcon, Inc. (ACL) Unit in China 9/17/2013
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN): U.S. Appeals Court Issues Temporary Injunction Against Hanmi Pharmaceutical, Co., Ltd's 505(b)2 NDA Esomeprazole Strontium 9/16/2013
Chinese Authorities Probing German Drugmaker Bayer AG (BAYN.DE) 9/13/2013
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Ex-Staffer Claims to be Whistle-Blower in Baby Powder Row 9/13/2013
Chinese Companies Gan & Lee Pharmaceuticals, Sino Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (SBMFF) Get Caught Up in Corruption Allegations 9/12/2013
Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) "Concerned" by China Bribery Allegations 9/10/2013
China Police: Crimes Were Organized by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Not Individual Staffers 9/3/2013
Corruption Claims in China Hit Eli Lilly and Company (LLY); Lilly Allegedly Spent $4.9 Million to Bribe Doctors 8/23/2013
Novartis AG (NVS) Lashes Out at India for Not Respecting Intellectual Property Rights 8/19/2013
A Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (TKPYY) Manager Asks the Supreme Court to Review a Whistleblower Ruling 8/15/2013
Novartis AG (NVS) Saleswoman Claims She Was Told to Bribe Doctors 8/15/2013
Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Fingered as China's Drug Bust Continues 8/12/2013
Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Site Gets Visit From Chinese Officials, Drug Probes Widen 8/9/2013
Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Says Taking China Bribery Claim "Seriously" 8/9/2013
Roche (RHHBY) Wants New Jersey Supreme Court to Remove Accutane Judge 8/8/2013
Feds Worry Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (TKPYY) Ruling Could Limit Whistleblower Lawsuits 8/7/2013
China Fines Milk Powder Makers $110 Million for Price Fixing 8/7/2013
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Sued by Medical University of South Carolina for Crestor Patent Infringement 8/6/2013
India Revokes GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Cancer Drug Patent in Latest Big Pharma Blow 8/2/2013
Baxter International, Inc. (BAX) Found Expense Violations in China 8/2/2013
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Fined for Illegal Price Controls in Suit With China Distributor 8/1/2013
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), FDA Told to Resolve Dispute 8/1/2013
BioPharm Executive: Bribery, Fraud, Deceit--Just Another Day in Pharmaland 7/31/2013
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s Ex-Head to Return to CN as 18 Others are Detained 7/29/2013
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Plan to Safeguard $4 Billion Drug Endangered by Ruling 7/29/2013
Neurosearch A/S (NEUR.CO) Advises That the Indictment Concerning Alleged Qualified Share Price Manipulation has Been Released by the Danish Public Prosecutor for Special Economic and International Crimes 7/29/2013
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) CEO Insists 99.9 Pct. of Employees Play by the Rules 7/25/2013
HC Questions Delay in FDA Notice to Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) 7/25/2013
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to Pay $229 Million to Settle Avandia Suits With 8 States 7/25/2013
Urine, Lies and a Wayward Drugmaker: FDA Tells Off Wockhardt 7/24/2013
2 More AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Employees Questioned in CN 7/23/2013
Novartis AG (NVS) Admits 2 Ex-Employees Plus Prominent Japanese Doc Involved in Data Scandal 7/23/2013
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Says Executives Appear to Have Broken Chinese Law 7/22/2013
Chinese Police Pays Visit to AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Office 7/22/2013
China Widens Drug Industry Probe, Visits Belgium's UCB, Inc. (UCBJF.PK) 7/19/2013
Feds Probe Novartis AG (NVS) Over Marketing of Its Gilenya MS Pill 7/18/2013
China Bars GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Exec From Fleeing Country, GSK Allegedly Spent $489 Million on Bribes 7/18/2013
Neurosearch A/S (NEUR.CO) Advises of Prosecutions Initiated Against the Company for Alleged Qualified Share Price Manipulation in 2010 7/17/2013
Swiss Giants Not Contacted by China After GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Probe 7/17/2013
4 Drugmakers Face China Probes as GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Woes Widen 7/16/2013
Phony Baloney? Counterfeit of Roche (RHHBY)'s Avastin Salesman is Spared Jail Time 7/16/2013
National Health Service Hit for Millions by Overcharging "Scam" 7/16/2013
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Accused of "Criminal Godfather" Behavior in China 7/15/2013
Details Emerge About China's Investigation of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 7/9/2013
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Probes Botox Marketing in China 7/8/2013
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Says Cleared of Wrongdoing After Man's Death in France 7/1/2013
Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Wins Injunction Against Aprica Over Generic Januvia 6/25/2013
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Pays $150 Million to Settle Flonase Antitrust Lawsuit 6/21/2013
Off-Label Marketing Puts Novartis AG (NVS) in Hot Water 6/20/2013
H. Lundbeck A/S (LUN.CO) Intends to Appeal the Decision From the European Commission 6/19/2013
EU Fines H. Lundbeck A/S (LUN.CO) and Others $195 Million for Blocking Rival Drugs 6/19/2013
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)’s MS Drug Tests Put on Hold After Fraud Claim 6/13/2013
Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Linked to Insider Trading Claims 6/13/2013
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to Pay $2.15 Billion to Settle Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Patent Suit 6/12/2013
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Settles With Hanmi Pharmaceutical, Co., Ltd and Amneal Pharmaceuticals Over Nexium; Prepares for Olaparib Regulatory Filing 6/4/2013
The Ranbaxy Laboratories (RANBAXY.BO) Whistleblower and the Scheme to Fool the FDA 5/16/2013
Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Fined $52 Million Over Plavix Smear Campaign in France 5/14/2013
Ranbaxy Laboratories (RANBAXY.BO) Pays $500 Million to Settle Long-Running Production Scandal 5/14/2013
Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Exec Faces Adult Film Charges Which Include Children in Puerto Rico 5/13/2013
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Regrets Firing Employee Who Developed a Brain Tumor 5/7/2013
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (TKPYY) Gets $6.5 Million Diabetes-Drug Verdict Thrown Out 5/2/2013
BioIndustry Association Comment on European Medicines Agency Interim Ruling by EU General Court 4/30/2013
Uncle Sam Busts Novartis AG (NVS) Again 4/29/2013
Takeda Pharmaceuticals Loses Cancer Suit Over Actos 4/29/2013
Guilty Plea Expected in Fake Version of Roche (RHHBY)'s Avastin Case 4/25/2013
U.S. Authorities Investigate AstraZeneca PLC (AZN)'s Macclesfield Base 4/25/2013
U.S. Accuses Novartis AG (NVS) of Providing Kickbacks 4/24/2013
Bayer AG (BAYN.DE) Patent on Yaz Birth Control Pill Ruled Invalid 4/18/2013
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (TKPYY)'s Actos Diabetes Drug Tied to Cancer, Jury is Told 4/16/2013
Supreme Court Denies GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Appeal Over Humana Avandia Suit 4/16/2013
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals to Respond to Patent Row With Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Next Month 4/15/2013
Bayer AG (BAY.F) Sues FDA Seeking to Block Sales of Generic Baytril 4/11/2013
Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit 4/10/2013
Delhi High Court Refuses Interim Relief to U.S. Drug Firm Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) 4/5/2013
AstraZeneca PLC (AZN) Wins Temporary Block on Actavis Asthma Drug 4/4/2013
Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Unit Sues Glenmark Pharmaceuticals for Infringing Patent on Diabetes Drugs 4/3/2013
Novartis AG (NVS) Loses Cancer Drug Glivec Patent Case 4/1/2013
Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Lures Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Pitchman as Diabetes Battle Heats Up 3/28/2013
Judge Dismisses 2007 Class Action Case Against Flamel Technologies (FLML) 3/22/2013
French Regulator Investigated Over Servier Scandal 3/22/2013
Sanofi (France) (SAN.PA) Investors Can Pursue Class-Action Suit Over Diet Drug 3/21/2013
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA)'s Cephalon, Inc. (CEPH) Accused of Fraud by Whistleblower 3/21/2013
Roche (RHHBY) Slammed by Judge for Recusal Request 3/6/2013
Md. AG Files Suit Against GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 2/22/2013



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