LAVAL, Quebec, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) announced today that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Anacor Pharmaceuticals to resolve all outstanding disputes between them, including the previously disclosed disputes involving Anacor and Valeant's subsidiaries, Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences, Inc. (Dow) and Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation.
Anacor and Valeant agreed that Valeant would pay Anacor $142.5 million to settle all existing and future claims related to Anacor's intellectual property, confidential information and contractual rights, and the payment includes the previously announced interim final award of damages and legal fees related to Anacor's contractual dispute with Dow. Valeant has agreed to make payment to Anacor no later than November 8, 2013.
About Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE and TSX: VRX) is a multinational specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products primarily in the areas of dermatology, eye health, neurology, and branded generics. More information about Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. can be found at www.valeant.com.
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