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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
New FDA Head Lifts Hiring Freeze, Takes Aim at the Next Martin Shkreli and Marathon Pharma 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
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