UK Shire Pharmaceuticals group said this week that its US
subsidiary Shire Laboratories has filed a lawsuit in the US
District Court against Barr Laboratories for the infringement of
the US patent No. 6,322,819 ( '819 Patent')
Japanese company Kaken Pharmaceutical and US Elitra Pharmaceuticals
said yesterday that they are to collaborate on a multi-year
research project for the discovery and development of novel
AstraZeneca Canada has received approval from the Therapeutic
Products Directorate of Health Canada to market CRESTOR
(rosuvastatin) 10 to 40 mg, a new medicine for the management of
primary high cholesterol (primary hypercholesterolemia),...
Nabi Biopharmaceuticals saw biopharmaceutical product sales -
driven by strong growth in sales of Nabi-HB - reaching record
levels of $89.5 million (€83m) in 2002, a 22 per cent increase from
Danish company Novozymes announced yesterday that the US Department
of Energy (DOE) has approved the third year of funding for
Novozymes' three-year subcontract to develop more cost-efficient
enzymes for ethanol production.
Isis Innovation, the wholly-owned technology transfer company of
Oxford University, reports this week that researchers at the
university's Inorganic Chemistry laboratory have found that they
can intercalate a range of pharmaceutically...
US demand for combinatorial chemistry products and services is set
to increase by more than twelve per cent annually to reach $4
billion (€3.7bn) in 2006, according to a new report from market
analyst the Freedonia group.
US company Biolog this week received a patent for its Phenotype
MicroArray technology. The patent, number US 6,472,201, is granted
for comparative phenotypic analysis of two or more microorganisms
using a number of substrates within...
Drug discovery company Pharmacopeia and healthcare business
AstraZeneca have extended their research collaboration. The
companies announced this week that they will shift their efforts
from the generation of screening libraries to...
In response to recent news regarding patent litigation surrounding
its drug ribavirin, biopharmaceutical company Ribapharm announced
this week that it believes its patent position to be unchanged by
Schering-Plough's recent action...
US TransTech Pharma has completed two rounds of investments in the
company, extending over the last nine months, totalling $24.5
million (€22.8m). The investments came from its largest
shareholder, New York-based MacAndrews &...