Supernus Pharma (SUPN) Files Suit Against Zydus Pharma Over Trokendi XR-Related Patents Nov 21, 2014 04:14PM

Supernus Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SUPN) announced that it sued generic drug makers Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc. and Cadila Healthcare Limited (collectively "Zydus") for infringement of three patents covering its antiepileptic drug Trokendi XRĀ®. Supernus' United States Patents Nos. 8,298,576, 8,298,580, and 8,663,683 cover once-a-day topiramate formulations and methods of treating seizures using those formulations. Patent protection for Trokendi XR does not expire... (continue reading...)

Illinois Plan to Cut $111B Pension Shortfall Struck Down Nov 21, 2014 03:13PM

Illinois plan to cut $111 billion pension shortfall struck down, according to Bloomberg headlines.

UPDATE - In striking down the 2013 measure, the judge in the case said legislation is in violation of the State's constitution.

The $111 billion shortfall is currently the worst in the U.S., Bloomberg noted.

Orexigen Therapeutics (OREX) Receives NoA from USPTO on '773 App for Contrave Nov 21, 2014 08:27AM

Orexigen Therapeutics (Nasdaq: OREX) announced that the Company has received a notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) for U.S. Patent Application No. 11/757,773, which covers use of Orexigen's sustained release formulation of naltrexone, which was designed to improve drug tolerability for ContraveĀ® (naltrexone HCl / bupropion HCl extended release), in a method for treating obesity. The patent is expected to expire in March of 2028. Orexigen... (continue reading...)

Fed Board Conducts Review of Supervision of Biggest Banks Nov 20, 2014 04:46PM

(Updated - November 20, 2014 4:46 PM EST)

Fed board conducts review of supervision of biggest banks, according to Bloomberg headlines.

UPDATE - More from the Fed

The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday announced two separate reviews that are underway at the Federal Reserve System to ensure that the examinations of large banking organizations are consistent, sound, and supported by all relevant information.

At the request of the Board, its Inspector General is examining two... (continue reading...)

Spherix (SPEX) Comments on Cisco, Rockstar Settlement; Litigation Against Cisco Still Ongoing Nov 20, 2014 06:40AM

Spherix (Nasdaq: SPEX) commented on the widely publicized pending settlement of certain patent litigation between Cisco Systems and the Rockstar Consortium.

Spherix confirmed that its litigation initiated on March 24, 2014, against Cisco for infringement of multiple U.S. patents acquired from the Rockstar Consortium remains active, as Spherix continues to pursue legal remedies to enforce its intellectual property rights. The patent litigation in the United States... (continue reading...)

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