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2010-07-15 05:59:00

DUBLIN, Ireland, July 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, will announce second quarter 2010 earnings on Wednesday August 4, 2010. Results press release will be issued at: 12:00 BST / 07:00 EDT Investor conference call time: 14:00 BST / 09:00 EDT Live conference call for investors: Angus Russell, Chief Executive Officer and Graham Hetherington, Chief Financial Officer...

2010-07-10 15:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- "On behalf of all of us working in the Philadelphia Hospitality Industry, we are deeply saddened by this week's tragic accident. Every visitor to Philadelphia is important to us. We send our condolences to the families and friends of the two victims, and our thoughts are with the rescued passengers." Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation Independence Visitor Center Corporation Philadelphia...

2010-06-30 12:10:00

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, June 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced its purchase of the Lexington Technology Park campus in Lexington, Massachusetts. The purchase signifies an investment in the growth of its Human Genetic Therapies (HGT) business, which focuses on the discovery, development, and manufacturing of treatments for rare genetic diseases. Shire had previously leased three...

2010-06-28 12:03:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Philadelphia celebrates its vibrant "Gayborhood" with two weeks of happenings, taking place from Saturday, July 10 through Saturday, July 24. Dubbed There's No Place Like Home, the two-week event features a ribbon-cutting ceremony, block party, photo exhibit and special offers available at restaurants, bars, shops and other businesses throughout the neighborhood. The celebration runs concurrently with QFest, Philadelphia's LGBT film...

2010-06-17 05:58:00

DUBLIN, June 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that Dr David Ginsburg and Ms Anne Minto OBE, have been appointed to the Shire Board of Directors with immediate effect. Dr Ginsburg, MD is currently Professor of Internal Medicine & Human Genetics at the Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan; an Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the...

2010-06-15 09:45:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The Philadelphia Cultural Fund (PCF) will announce and present the first recipients of the organization's newest, landmark grants program -- the Youth Arts Enrichment Grants, created to support projects and programs that use the arts to enrich the lives of young people both in and outside of school -- with their grant funds at a press event at 11:00 am in the Mayor's Reception Room 204 in City Hall. The inaugural round of grants, totaling...

2010-06-11 08:57:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC), along with project funders the William Penn Foundation and the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC), will unveil a new $450,000 consumer education and tourism marketing program to introduce the people, places and flavors of the area's 100-mile foodshed --...

2010-06-09 09:13:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia, the city where America's independence was born, is the best place to celebrate Independence Day. During the nine-day Wawa Welcome America! Festival, June 26 through July 5, visitors will enjoy a flag-waving parade through Historic Philadelphia, three dazzling fireworks displays and three free concerts with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Peter Nero and the Philly Pops and the nation's largest free outdoor Fourth of July concert featuring The...

2010-06-03 05:59:00

DUBLIN and PHILADELPHIA, June 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that its subsidiary Shire LLC has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware against Anchen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Anchen, Inc. (collectively "Anchen") for the infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,854,290 (the '290 patent), 6,287,599 (the '599 patent), and 6,811,794 (the '794 patent). The lawsuit...

2010-05-28 15:14:00

DUBLIN, May 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announces that it has received a Paragraph IV Notice Letter today from Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. ("Zydus") advising of the filing of an Abbreviated New Drug Application ("ANDA") for a generic version of Shire's 1.2g mesalamine delayed release tablets, LIALDA(R). LIALDA is protected by the following FDA Orange Book listed patent: U.S. Patent No....