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2011-03-08 19:05:00

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Industry Labor Management Association (PILMA) applauds tonight's decisive action by the Senate in passing the 2011 Patent Protection Act. The strong 95 to 5 vote is a solid indication that the bill meets the concerns from both sides of the aisle. This measure will unlock U.S. innovation and support good jobs. It provides the framework for simplifying the patent protection process while enhancing U.S. competitiveness. We...

2011-01-25 21:19:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Michael J. Sullivan, Pharmaceutical Industry Labor-Management Association Chair: "As we saw tonight, the momentum exists to advance a national innovation agenda, one that stands to benefit millions of union members. But now comes the hard part: what can the administration and Members of Congress specifically do to translate this into new jobs and a higher quality of life for working Americans? The...

2010-12-09 12:53:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Industry Labor-Management Association (PILMA) today applauded Pennsylvania Senator Robert Casey's record of leadership on the issue of creating high-quality jobs in the life sciences sector. This afternoon the senator will be joined by Dave Holveck, CEO of Endo Pharmaceuticals, to advance the discussion of promoting innovation in the industry that leads to job growth. Senator Casey knows first-hand the critical link...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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