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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
Ex-Merrimack (MACK) Director Hires Prominent Boston Lawyer to Fight Insider Trading Charges 3/22/2017
Former Top Execs at Bankrupt China Medical Tech (CMED) Indicted for Defrauding Investors Out of $400 Million+ 3/22/2017
Cellceutix (CTIX) Takes on Anonymous Blogger, Calls Mako Research's Actions "Criminal" 3/20/2017
Fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Was Investigating New HHS Chief Tom Price 3/20/2017
Allergan (AGN) Hit With Lawsuit Over 'Artificially Inflated' Stock In 401(K) Plans 3/17/2017
Ex-Novartis AG (NVS) Exec Found Not Guilty of Exaggerated Diovan Drug Results in Ad 3/17/2017
Almirall Release: Thermi Defends Against Viveve’s Claims Of Patent Infringement 3/17/2017
A Win for venBio as Judge Hits Pause on Immunomedics (IMMU)'s $2 Billion Deal With Seattle Genetics (SGEN) 3/13/2017
GeneNews (GEN.TO) Announces Settlement Agreement With HDL Liquidating Trust 3/10/2017
Alere (ALR) Can't Catch a Break as Judge Denies Arriva Medical's Motion for Interim Relief 3/10/2017
Stryker (SYK) Sues Zimmer Biomet Again for Poaching Sales Reps in Texas 3/10/2017
IsoRay (ISR) Announces Final Court Approval Of Class Action Settlement 3/10/2017
Boston Scientific (BSX) Receives Favorable Rulings In Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Litigation 3/9/2017
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (EW) Release: German Patent Court Issues Initial Decision 3/9/2017
NantHealth (NH) Founder Patrick Soon-Shiong Calls Report on Fund Diversion 'Maliciously False' 3/8/2017
World's Richest Doctor Accused of Diverting Donations Back to His Own Companies 3/8/2017
Co-Founders, Board Members Allegedly Looted Palmaz Scientific Before Declaring Bankruptcy Last Year 3/8/2017
Absorption Systems: Maker Of Premature Ejaculation Medication Promescent® Files Suit Against British Conglomerate For Trade Secret Theft And Fraud 3/8/2017
Amgen (AMGN) Files Trade Secret Action Against Bay Area's Coherus 3/7/2017
What You Need to Know About Orthofix International NV (OFIX)'s Foreign Corruption Woes 3/7/2017
Novelion (AEGR) Release: U.S. Patent Trial And Appeal Board Affirms Lomitapide Patents With Favorable IPR Decisions 3/7/2017
Supernus (SUPN) Announces Settlement With Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc. On Trokendi XR Patent Litigation 3/7/2017
South Korea Fines Novartis AG (NVS) for Kickbacks, Bans Sale of Some Drugs 3/3/2017
Edwards Lifesciences (EW) Gets Split Decision In UK Heart Valve Patent Spat With Boston Scientific (BSX) 3/3/2017
FUJIFILM Release: The UK High Court Of Justice (Patents) Rules In Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics' Favor On Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis And Psoriatic Arthritis Dosing Regimens For Adalimumab Are Obvious And Unpatentable 3/3/2017
Medtronic (MDT) Board Escapes Investor Suit Over Bone Growth Stimulant Infuse 3/2/2017
Valeant (VRX) Corrects Misleading Report About Salix (SLXP) Investigation 3/2/2017
MiMedx Audit Committee Announces Completion Of Its Investigation 3/2/2017
Immunomedics (IMMU) Outlines Revised Settlement Offer Rejected By venBio; Announces Actions That Are In The Best Interests Of All Stockholders 3/2/2017
Drug Giants Like Biogen (BIIB), Vertex (VRTX) to Ignore Investor Calls to Explain Price Hikes 3/2/2017
Orexo (ORXOF) Commences Patent Infringement Litigation Against Actavis For Their Generic Versions Of Suboxone And Subutex Tablets In The U.S. 3/1/2017
Proove Biosciences Employees Stationed at Doctors' Offices Allegedly Pushed Unnecessary Tests on Patients 2/28/2017
Sanova Exec Fesses Up to Bribing Stryker (SYK) Engineer to Win a Multi-Million Dollar Contract 2/28/2017
Lawsuit Stalls Sale of Novartis AG (NVS)'s New York Campus 2/27/2017
Ex-Valeant (VRX) and Philidor Execs Plead Not Guilty in Fraud Scheme 2/24/2017
Crede Dismisses Claims In Lawsuit Against 22nd Century Group, Inc. 2/23/2017
Widow Sues UK Giant Reckitt Benckiser (RB.L) for Allegedly Cheating Her Late Husband's Absorption Pharma Out of $150 Million+ 2/23/2017
Pernix (PTX) Prevails In Zohydro ER ANDA Litigation 2/23/2017
North Korean Biotech Institute Allegedly Involved in the Killing of Leader Kim Jong-Un's Half Brother 2/23/2017
Pfizer (PFE), Celgene (CELG), Eli Lilly (LLY), Merck & Co. (MRK) CEOs and Other Execs Send Letter Supporting GOP Tax Plan 2/22/2017
Bay Area's AK Scientific Accused Of Smuggling Hazardous Chemicals And Conspiracy To Defraud The U.S. 2/20/2017
Bay Area's Align Tech (ALGN) Claims Win in ClearCorrect Patent Spat 2/17/2017
Genentech (RHHBY) Fighting to Delay Amgen (AMGN)'s Avastin Biosimilar 2/17/2017
Questions Remain Over Suicide Death of Genentech (RHHBY) Lobbyist 2/16/2017
This is Why the Decision on Who Invented CRISPR Matters 2/16/2017
Why Secretive $5 Billion Biotech Moderna May Not be Able to Commercialize Products Into Clinical Trials 2/16/2017
Valeant (VRX), Pershing Square to Split Legal Costs on Allergan (AGN) Lawsuit 2/15/2017
Biotech Director at Cambridge's Merrimack (MACK) Arrested for Insider Trading Scheme 2/10/2017
Kitov (KTOV) Provides Further Update On Formal Investigation By Israeli Securities Authority 2/9/2017
Bold Move: Trump's HHS Nominee Made Dozens Of Stock Trades During Investigation 2/9/2017
Arbutus Biopharma (ABUS) Is Granted A Pre-Trial Injunction Restraining Acuitas From Entering Into Agreements Sublicensing Arbutus LNP Technology 2/8/2017
FTC Sues Shire (SHPG) ViroPharma (VPHM) for Using Illegal Tactics to Block Generic Competition 2/8/2017
BioMarin (BMRN) Files Lawsuit to Block the Generic Form of Its $90,000-Per-Year Drug 2/7/2017
Kitov (KTOV) Announces Initiation Of Formal Investigation By Israeli Securities Authority 2/7/2017
Trump's HHS Nominee Invested Thousands in This Healthcare Giant Before Introducing a Bill That Benefited It 2/6/2017
Pernix (PTX) Provides Update On Arbitration 2/3/2017
Sirtex Medical (SRX.AX) Stock Falls on Shareholder Suit 2/3/2017
Regulatory Filings Reveal Biogen (BIIB) is Being Investigated Over MS Drug Prices 2/3/2017
Vascular Solutions (VASC) Shareholders Sue to Stop Teleflex Inc. (TFX)'s $1 Billion Buyout Deal 2/2/2017
Mylan (MYL) Wins U.S. District Court Ruling Related To Copaxone 40 mg/mL Patents 1/31/2017
Momenta (MNTA) Announces District Court Decision To Invalidate Teva (TEVA) Patents In COPAXONE (Glatiramer Acetate Injection) 40 Mg/Ml Litigation 1/31/2017
PixarBio Investors Launches Class Action Lawsuit Against InVivo Therapeutics (NVIV) Over Takeover Bid 1/31/2017
Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli In Court As Securities Fraud Case Moves Closer To Trial 1/30/2017
U.S. Court Of Appeals Affirms Cumberland Pharmaceuticals (CPIX)' Victory In Patent Litigation Case 1/30/2017
Shkreli Wins Access To Law Firm Records To Defend Himself 1/26/2017
Two Former AllCells Employees Allegedly Took Confidential Info to Launch Cepheus Biosciences 1/24/2017
Endo International (ENDP) Release: Pharma Announces Agreement To Resolve FTC Investigation And Litigation 1/24/2017
Merck & Co. (MRK) Release: Company To Pay $625 Million To Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) In Cancer Patent Row 1/23/2017
10X Genomics Release: Company Invalidates RainDance Technologies Patent 1/23/2017
ResMed (RMD) Release: Company And BMC/3B Medical Settle Global Litigation 1/23/2017
Judge Slams Pfizer (PFE) for Banning Employee Class Action Complaints 1/20/2017
Theranos' Last Defender Claims Federal Witch Hunt 1/20/2017
When an Old Study Casted Doubt on Drug, Arbor Pharma Turned to Trump Nominee Tom Price for Help 1/20/2017
Martin Shkreli's Complaint Leads to a $100 Million FTC Settlement for This Biotech 1/20/2017
Neovasc (NVC) Release: Company Announces Update In Litigation With CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CVT) 1/19/2017
Tiny Forward Pharma (FWP) Rockets on $1.25 Billion Cash Deal With Biogen (BIIB) 1/18/2017
McKesson (MCK) Release: Company Finalizes Settlement With U.S. Department Of Justice And U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration To Resolve Past Claims 1/18/2017
Allergan (AGN) Coughs Up $15 Million for Failing to Disclose Merger Talks With Actavis (ACT) 1/18/2017
Orthofix International NV (OFIX) Release: Medtech Announces Resolution Of SEC Investigations 1/18/2017
Genentech (RHHBY) Dealt a Blow From Massachusetts' Highest Court 1/17/2017
CoorsTek Medical Release: District Court Rules In Favor Of The Company's In Ceramic Hip Implant Lawsuit Clearing The Path For CeraSurf-P Ceramic Hip Implants In The U.S. 1/17/2017
MonoSolRx LLC Release: Company Files Patent Infringement Suit Against BioDelivery (BDSI) 1/16/2017
Baxter International (BAX) to Cough Up $18 Million Over Mold at North Carolina Plant 1/16/2017
And It Gets Worse...Arizona Planning to Sue Theranos Over Faulty Blood Tests 1/13/2017
Eli Lilly (LLY) Release: Patent Victory Locks In Company's Hold On Cancer Drug Alimta Until 2022 1/13/2017
Sanaria Inc. Release: Pharma's PfSPZ Vaccine Provides High Level Defense Against Malaria In U.S. Navy And Army Clinical Investigation 1/12/2017
Shire (SHPG) To Pay $350 Million For Kickback Allegations 1/12/2017
Dyadic (DYAI) Claims Bad Legal Advice Cost The Company $700 Million In Lost Business 1/12/2017
Zimmer Biomet Release: Company Announces Resolution With DOJ And SEC Regarding Previously Disclosed Legacy Biomet FCPA Matters 1/12/2017
Regeneron (REGN) CEO Says Amgen (AMGN) Not Putting Patients First In Patent Dispute 1/10/2017
Amgen (AMGN) Release: Pharma Statement On January 9, 2017, U.S. District Court Decision 1/10/2017
Ex-Reckitt Benckiser (RB.L) Exec Linked To Death Of 100 People, Jailed For Seven Years 1/9/2017
Genentech (RHHBY) Withdraws Counterclaims Against Exelixis (EXEL), Exelixis Relieved of $18.7 Million of Disputed Costs 1/9/2017
Amgen (AMGN) Shares Soar After Blocking Rivals From Selling Competing Cholesterol-Lowering Drug 1/6/2017
Novartis AG (NVS) Athens Offices Raided in Bribery Probe, Exec Threatens With Suicide at Nearby Hotel 1/6/2017
Louisiana Lawyers Sue Milberg Over Vioxx Fees, Seek Up To $10.6 Million 1/6/2017
West Virginia Reaches $3.5 Million Settlement With Drug Wholesaler 1/5/2017
How Scientists Can Save Their Careers After Accusations Of Scientific Misconduct 1/5/2017
How Your Principal Investigator's Reputation Can Affect Your Job Search 1/5/2017
Lawsuit: Valeant (VRX) Is Letting "Female Viagra" Sales Sag 1/3/2017
MiMedx Files Lawsuits Against Two Additional Former Sales Employees For Breach of Contractual Obligations 12/30/2016
Alere (ALR) Provides Update On Arriva Medical 12/29/2016
Medtronic (MDT) Must Face Revived U.S. Lawsuit Over Infuse 12/29/2016
Beware: Rapes Alleged at Genentech (RHHBY) by Janitorial Contractor 12/28/2016
Neovasc (NVC) Announces Update in Litigation With CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CVT) 12/28/2016
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Hit With Another Hip Lawsuit Following $1B Payout 12/28/2016
Sanofi (SNY) Sues Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Over Tresiba Marketing Claims In U.S. 12/28/2016
After Fraud Probe, Alexion (ALXN) Reports Failed Soliris Trial 12/27/2016
Teva (TEVA) Settles Foreign Corruption Probe for $519 Million 12/27/2016
Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (SVA) Responds To Recent Report 12/27/2016
Cardinal Health (CAH) Announces Civil Settlement With DOJ 12/27/2016
MiMedx Announces Preliminary Investigation Findings 12/27/2016
Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (SVA) CEO Reportedly Bribed Chinese FDA, Buyout Offers Could Be in Jeopardy 12/22/2016
Teva (TEVA) Reaches Settlement With Government On FCPA 12/22/2016
Acerus (TRLPF) Comments On Decision Regarding Litigation 12/22/2016
Tauriga (TAUG) Provides Update On Status Of Its Lawsuit Against Cowan Gunteski & Co. PA 12/22/2016
Echo Therapeutics (ECTE) Announces Dismissal Of Federal Court Action 12/21/2016
Maquet Cardiovascular LLC Files Suit Against Saphena Medical and Dr. Albert Chin to Protect its Intellectual Property 12/20/2016
Grilled About Deadly Superbug Outbreaks, Execs at Scope Maker Olympus (OCPNF) Take Fifth 12/20/2016
Evolve BioSystems Successfully Defends European Patent Opposition By Danone, Maintaining Their Position As Leaders In The Infant Gut Microbiome Space 12/20/2016
Juno (JUNO) Defeats Kite Pharma (KITE)’s Challenge To CAR T-Cell Patent 12/19/2016
Gilead (GILD) Sinks, Will Pay Rival $2.54 Billion for a Patent Dispute 12/19/2016
Allergan (AGN)'s Forest Units to Pay $38 Million Settlement Linked to Fraud and Marketing, Sales Practices 12/16/2016
20 U.S. States Sue Mylan (MYL), Teva (TEVA), and Others for Price Fixing 12/16/2016
MiMedx Comments on Meritless Lawsuit 12/16/2016
Thousands of Men Take on Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) for Giving Them Man Boobs 12/15/2016
One Way A Supervisor Can Damage A Scientist's Career 12/15/2016
University Professor and Co-Defendants Respond to Defamation Charge From St. Jude Medical (STJ) 12/15/2016
Two Former Heritage Pharmaceuticals Execs Charged in Generic Drug Price-Fixing Federal Investigation 12/15/2016
Could Boston Scientific (BSX) Be Nervous About Nevro? 12/14/2016
His Final Act: President Obama Signs 21st Century Cures Act to Fight Cancer and Drug Abuse 12/14/2016
Echo Therapeutics (ECTE) Announces Federal Court's Denial Of Preliminary Injunction And Lifting Of Temporary Restraining Order 12/13/2016
Supernus (SUPN) Wins Appeal Case On Oxtellar XR 12/13/2016
Quest Diagnostics (DGX)' App Hacked, Exposes Data of 34,000 Patients 12/13/2016
Nevro Announces Filing Of Lawsuit By Boston Scientific (BSX) 12/12/2016
Top INSYS Sales Execs Allegedly Took Doctor Out for "One of the Best Nights of His Life” to Boost Drug Sales 12/9/2016
Former Bayer (BAY) Exec Says She Was Fired For Defending A Pregnant Colleague 12/9/2016
China Fines Medtronic (MDT) $17.2 Million for Price Fixing 12/9/2016
INSYS Issues Statement Regarding Department Of Justice Press Release 12/9/2016
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) To Pay $19.5M Over Abilify Marketing 12/9/2016
Zimmer Biomet, U.S. Justice Dept. Near Deal on Bribery Charges 12/9/2016
Vanda (VNDA) Settles Fanapt Patent Litigation Wth Apotex 12/8/2016
Orexo (ORXOF) Appeal Zubsolv US District Court Decision 12/8/2016
Alere (ALR) Issues Statement Regarding Abbott (ABT) Lawsuit 12/8/2016
Abbott (ABT) Files Complaint to Abort $5.8 Billion Alere (ALR) Deal 12/8/2016
Pfizer (PFE) Fined a Record $107 Million for Ramping Up Epilepsy Drug Price by as Much as 2,600% 12/7/2016
Retractable Tech (RVP) Reports On Fifth Circuit's Opinion 12/6/2016
New Patent Infringement Lawsuit Filed Against Alcatel-Lucent Under Spherix (SPEX) Collaboration Agreement 12/5/2016
Retractable Tech (RVP) Tanks After Court Voids $340 Million Antitrust Verdict Against Becton, Dickinson and Company (BDX) 12/5/2016
Aegerion (AEGR), A Subsidiary Of Novelion (AEGR), Enters Into Agreement In Principle To Settle Class Action Shareholder Lawsuit 12/5/2016
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
Two Private Investigators Accuse GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) of Hiring Them Under False Pretenses 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
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