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 XR®. 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...)

American Apparel (APP) Gen. Counsel Keller Resigns; Successor Named Nov 21, 2014 04:13PM

American Apparel (AMEX: APP) announced the appointment of Chelsea A. Grayson as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of the Company, effective as of December 15, 2014. Tobias S. Keller will continue to serve as Interim General Counsel until Ms. Grayson’s employment commences, at which time he has agreed to resign from such position.

Chelsea Grayson has more than 15 years of experience in private practice as a corporate attorney with the law firms of... (continue reading...)

Scientific Games (SGMS), Bally Technologies Complete Merger Nov 21, 2014 01:13PM

Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) has completed the merger with Bally Technologies, Inc.. The aggregate transaction value was approximately $5.1 billion, including the refinancing of approximately $1.8 billion of existing Bally net debt.

"Completing the Bally transaction brings together two exceptional organizations with a common culture of innovation and customer focus," said Gavin Isaacs, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games. "We are... (continue reading...)

ZS Pharma (ZSPH) Reports Publication of ZS-9 Phase 3 Data in NEJM Nov 21, 2014 12:02PM

ZS Pharma (Nasdaq: ZSPH) announced the publication of previously unreleased detailed results from the ZS003 study in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). ZS003 was a Phase 3, 753 patient, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial that assessed the safety and efficacy of ZS-9 (sodium zirconium cyclosilicate) in treating patients with hyperkalemia, a life threatening condition characterized by abnormally high concentrations of potassium in the... (continue reading...)

Devry Education Group (DV) Names New Chair Nov 21, 2014 12:01PM

Devry Education Group (NYSE: DV) announced that Christopher Begley has been appointed board chair of the organization, effective immediately. He succeeds Dr. Connie Curran, who passed away Nov. 10, 2014.

“I am honored to succeed Dr. Curran as board chair of DeVry Group,” Begley said. “I look forward to working with my fellow board members and DeVry Group’s leadership to help meet the global need for high-quality, career-oriented education.”

Begley has served on... (continue reading...)

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