A U.S. district court ruled in favor of generic drugmaker Mylan NV in a patent dispute over Biogen Inc.’s blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera, sending Biogen’s shares down nearly 6 percent.
Shares of Amarin Corporation were down more than 70 percent in trading after a judge ruled that generic companies can go ahead and seek approval of generic versions of the drug manufacturer’s heart disease drug Vascepa.
John Kapoor, the founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc., could be sentenced to several years in prison and ordered to forfeit up to $113 million for his role in a bribery and fraud scheme that contributed to the U.S. opioid crisis.
One year after his arrest, PixarBio CEO Francis Reynolds was convicted of defrauding investors of $12.7 million.
Baxter International Inc. was named in a complaint for improperly marketing opioid drugs and revealed an internal probe into the medical supplier’s accounting, sending the company’s shares down.
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc., under fire for a high price tag on a rare disease drug, sued the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to challenge the recent approval of a lower-cost rival medicine.
Vaunted immunotherapy pioneers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute won a key court case that could be worth billions of dollars.
British drugmaker Vectura Group Plc won a patent infringement litigation case against GlaxoSmithKline Plc in the United States and was awarded $89.7 million in damages for the period from August 2016 through December 2018.
Generic competitors to British drugmaker Indivior Plc’s blockbuster opioid addiction treatment are on course to launch after the firm’s attempt to stay a U.S. District court judgement was rejected.
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Allergan plc announced that the companies reached an agreement with Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. resolving patent litigations brought in response to Mylan’s abbreviated new drug applications seeking approval to market generic versions of Linzess (linaclotide) before the expiration of the companies’ applicable patents.