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2014-03-12 20:24:16

DUBLIN, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has ruled that United States Patent No. RE44,048 (the '048 Patent) is invalid. Actavis was earlier sued by Plaintiffs G.D. Searle LLC and Pfizer Asia Pacific PTE, Ltd. for infringement of the '048 Patent in connection with its Abbreviated New Drug Application directed to Actavis' generic version of Pfizer's Celebrex® (celecoxib)...

2014-03-07 08:25:14

BOSTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) announced today that the Company has repurchased 1.4 million shares of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share, from Coventry Acquisition, LLC, a subsidiary of Actavis Inc. (Actavis), at $6.08 per share, which represents a 10.75% discount to the closing price on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The total purchase price was approximately $8.5 million. This transaction reduces the total issued and outstanding...

2014-03-06 08:32:02

LAS VEGAS, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vansen Pharma Inc. [OTCQB: VNSN] is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ali Moghaddam to its Board of Advisors. Mr. Moghaddam is an accomplished pharmaceutical executive with over 25 years of experience in both Canada and the U.S., having played a transformational role with companies such as Bristol- Myers Squibb Canada, Linson Pharma Inc. (generic business unit of BMS), Allergan Canada, and E-Z-EM Inc. U.S. (now part of Bracco Group)....

2014-03-04 08:32:00

DUBLIN, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that Paul Bisaro, Chairman and CEO of Actavis, will provide an overview and update of the Company's business at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference in Miami. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 9:30 AM Eastern Standard Time at the Lowes Miami Hotel, 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami, FL. To access a live webcast of the...

2014-03-03 08:30:41

BOSTON, Mar. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) announced today that Donald H. Hunter, an executive and technology consultant with over 25 years of public company experience, has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. Hunter qualifies as a financial expert under the SEC guidelines, and will serve on the Company's audit committee. "Donald Hunter brings a wealth of experience in accounting and control, financial reporting, mergers and...

2014-02-28 16:23:59

DUBLIN, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that it has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval to market Colchicine Tablets USP, 0.6 mg. Actavis' ANDA product is a generic version of Takeda's Colcrys(®), which is a prescription medicine used in adults to prevent and treat gout flares. Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. filed suit against Actavis on February 27, 2014 in the...

2014-02-28 08:25:23

DUBLIN, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today confirmed that it has filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval to market Dronedarone Hydrochloride Tablets 400 mg. Actavis' ANDA product is a generic version of Sanofi's Multaq(®), which is an antiarrhythmic drug indicated to reduce the risk of hospitalization for atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients in sinus rhythm with a history of...

2014-02-27 12:27:03

CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. (NYSE:RDY-Free Report), Actavis plc (NYSE:ACT-Free Report), Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq:AMGN-Free Report), Biogen Idec Inc. (Nasdaq:BIIB-Free Report) and eBay Inc. (Nasdaq:EBAY-Free...

2014-02-26 08:27:54

BOSTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRX) will hold a conference call on March 5, 2014, to discuss financial results of the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2013. Frank Condella, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jonathan Lloyd Jones, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Columbia Laboratories, will host the call as follows: Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Time: 8:30...

2014-02-20 08:29:17

- Fourth Quarter 2013 GAAP Loss Per Share of $0.86 - DUBLIN, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actavis plc (NYSE: ACT) today reported net revenue increased 59 percent to $2.779 billion for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013, compared to $1.75 billion in the fourth quarter 2012. On a non-GAAP basis, diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter 2013 increased to $3.17, compared to $1.59 per diluted share in the fourth quarter 2012. GAAP loss per share for the fourth...


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