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Schering-Plough Launches Productivity Transformation Program To Confront New Challenges

... industry, especially new pressures in the United States, and also to the confusion in the U.S. market around cholesterol management that impacts the products ... of these intense overall new pressures," said Hassan, "has been the confusion in the cholesterol market largely caused by the overreaction to ...

SEP Signs REGURIN(R) Deal

... anti-muscarinic side effect, dry mouth.[3],[4] Regurin also does not cross the blood-eye or blood-brain barrier[5],[6],[7] reducing the incidence of confusion in people taking this treatment.[8],[9],[10],[11] "Trospium chloride is central to managing certain types of urinary incontinence and is one ...

New Pleio Medication Adherence Service Increases Prescription Refills Up To 53%

... up to 53% during patients' first 100 days of therapy. New free service offers coaching, reminders and pharmacist support to alleviate stress and confusion some patients experience while adopting a newly - prescribed medication. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 28, 2009 -- Pleio ...

New Research Shows Many Patients with Persistent Cough and Sputum Actually had Airway Obstruction Consistent with COPD

... the lungs, primarily caused by smoking. The range of conditions described by COPD, which include chronic bronchitis and emphysema, has led to confusion about disease terminology and difficulty with diagnosis especially in the primary care setting. Despite the availability of effective medicines to ...

HIPAA Privacy Rule Impedes Biomedical Research

... Health Centers (AAHC). HIPAA Creating Barriers to Research and Discovery describes the unintended disruptive consequences of the rule, including confusion for patients, misinterpretation by research participants, barriers to patient recruitment, and burdensome administrative procedures that increase ...

A Scientist Dechipers the Code to Beautiful, Healthy Skin in 'The New Science of Perfect Skin'

... For more information, http://www.agiderm.com ). "Despite the gains made by the newest wave of skin care advancements, there's never been more confusion and uncertainty about which products deliver results, and which are a waste of money," said Daniel Yarosh, Ph.D. "I wrote the book so consumers have ...

Schering-Plough Reports Financial Results for First Quarter of 2008

... Program (PTP) to address the increasing pressures on the pharmaceutical industry, especially new pressures in the United States, and the confusion in the U.S. cholesterol management market that is affecting ZETIA and VYTORIN. "We are taking decisive actions to reduce and avoid costs and to ...

Atherotech Says Detailed Cholesterol Test Can Help Doctors and Patients Choose Best Therapy

... to Atherotech Chief Medical Officer James Ehrlich, M.D., media reports about recently released trials have now resulted in widespread concern and confusion about the general value of lipid lowering agents, particularly statins, which play a critically important role in very high risk patients. Ehrlich ...

Baxter Kidney Patient Education Program Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

... Dalal. "They ask better questions and make better decisions. The transition of pre-ESRD patients to dialysis is more seamless, because there is less confusion regarding available options and less indecisiveness." The KPE program's anniversary comes as Congress considers rewriting Medicare rules covering ...

New Edition of Definitive Resource in Tissue Engineering Released Today

... the scientific community," said William M. Caldwell, IV, Chairman and CEO of Advanced Cell Technology. "He has the unique ability to cut through the confusion and controversy, while articulating the issues and defining the benefits that surround the important research he and others are doing with embryonic ...

Recent developments in the protection of trademarks on the Internet

... Web site under the standard for initial interest confusion set forth in Brookfield Communications, Inc. v. ... . Judge Berzon criticized the initial interest confusion standard applied in Brookfield (which has been ... were applied in Playboy, initial interest confusion would have been found even if the sponsors of the ...

Thats my trademark

... laws or is free and fair competition. confusion or no confusion? The courts have been asked to ... search engine user experience and measure whether confusion is occurring. A survey was conducted in a 2004 ... Corp. . In that case, Playboy hired a consumer confusion expert. The expert surveyed potential web ...

Are consumers confused by search engine ads?

... Trademark infringement and initial interest confusion The court looked at the Third Circuit's 10 standard likelihood of confusion factors to determine if the customers would ... sophistication of consumers, and lack of actual confusion but possible initial ...

Why you should never name your company after a fruit

... Mr. iBanana? The story gets bigger. The debate is on two fronts name confusion and wares. Wares are things for which a name is registered under and used and confusion comes when customers cant identify the correct company. On ground on ...

IT - Does everybody get a vote?

... Certainly one of the challenges of democracy is that it encourages a confusion of popularity with leadership, and this poses a dilemma for conducting ... they work is simply not realistic. Combine that with the democracy-induced confusion between popularity and leadership, and you've got an environment that's ...

Center for Technology Transfer embraces "Cleantech"

... reflect its mission of funding energy-saving technologies, and to avoid confusion with a commonly used technological term, the Center for Technology ... president of CleanTech Partners , expects the change to eliminate the confusion caused by it previous name. He said the words "technology transfer" too ...

Misconceptions dominate the immigration debate

... we see they are driven by an almost equal number of misconceptions and confusion about the issues, facts, and terms used in this debate. A recent ... that followed it provide a roadmap to examine common misconceptions and confusion about H-1Bs. The most widely held misconception is that H-1B workers drive ...

Using Demographic Predictions, UW Prof Expounds Upon Trends in Tech

... since Hispanic origin is a separate question on the survey, the census allows 126 total ways of describing race and ethnicity. Even through the confusion the census changes have brought, one thing that remains clear is the stratification of wealth and power. One-fifth of our population owns 60 ...

Wisconsin Film Festival embraces new online ticket ordering system

... to be beneficial to the box office staff. Since all the orders are submitted electronically, each order is in a standardized format, thus eliminating confusion in deciphering handwritten or faxed orders. The process deliberately incorporates a more human touch, said Mary Carbine, festival director. [The ...

Echnology-tay Eak-spay

... who gets it or creating some kind of advantage in a contentious discussion. Current foreign policy not withstanding, bluster, intimidation and confusion are not the most direct paths to building support for ones recommendations. And that is the effect of using too many acronyms or too much slang. I ...

Using clinical IT to improve care

... on a variety of platforms (e.g., desktop, laptop, PDA) across all settings (e.g., hospital, clinic, physician's home). Using CPOE eliminates confusion over handwriting and allows checking with medication and other clinical databases, while keeping communication channels among caregivers open and ...

Lord of the Engines

... specific names, most new search engines sound like "Bding, Bdong, Kling, Klong like pots and pans rattling in a restaurants in Bombay. The name confusion and corporate branding issues are about to kick in. The search engines branding is based on getting instant popularity with an ultra-cool, hip ...

Ten red flags in your Midwest technology offer letter

... to you. All of a sudden, an offer letter arrives in the mail (or by FedEx or e-mail) that takes you completely by surprise. This signals not only confusion in the company but disregard for basic courtesy as well. Its like theyre telling you: We didnt bother sharing the news with you that we had ...

Avoid oblivion by choosing a brand name that dominates

... global corporate images in cyberspace. This shift also explains the sudden meltdown in traditional advertising agencies, as well as advertisers' confusion regarding cyber marketing. In today's corporate world, the key to success, or the "magic," clearly lies in the name -- a URL to set the company apart ...

The first law of software

... of labor between operating systems and applications preserves flexibility and choice. The second piece of bad news comes from the inevitable confusion when its not clear whos responsible for what. God forbid you have two deluded applications playing tug of war with the operating system over who gets ...

The black hole of corporate branding

... at bottom prices, or useless products are offered at top brand prices. Both options being ignored by the cuddly wolves. Today, its a state of mass confusion and big rejection. Future of branding This now brings me to the future of branding. Customers have slowly transformed into connoisseurs of very ...

Google wins first battle in trademark war

... the use of a competitors name in an advertisement. The touchstone for trademark infringement is whether the use objected to is likely to cause confusion as to the source of a product or service among relevant consumers. In this case, following presentation of Geicos evidence the judge dismissed Geicos ...

Milwaukee research alliance sees need for incubator

... three of our major tenants, and we're building out a significant amount of laboratory space, Mascari said. He said there might have been some confusion about what type of facilities the area needeed. "Some people call things incubators that really aren't incubators," he said. Investment firm ...

SBC blends TV, video, music and the Internet in a new media box

... [now] speak the same language ... Its clear that in many ways we are in the golden age of communication, Whitacre said. [The service] takes the confusion out of communications and designs a set of services that fits the consumers needs. According to SBC spokesman Andy Shaw, SBC wanted to provide its ...

Readers react to 'Cingular confusion'

... out, no charges at all." Dan, would you mind calling Cingular for me? Seriously, I suspect the assessment of "migration" fees shrouded in so much confusion is going to lead to a class-action lawsuit against Cingular by former AT&T customers who were led to believe they had no choice but to move to ...

Alzheimer's drug firm and more winners named in Wisconsin business-plan contest

... and entrepreneurs were given a corresponding format to follow for their plans. If sections were left out or out of place, that could lead to some confusion in the judging and, easily, docked points. "Some of them didn't come out and tell their story right away," said Joe Kremer, director of the ...

Fiserv enters health-care savings accounts business

... legislation and the emergence of healthcare banking," said Norm Balthasar, Fiserv's chief operating officer. "At the same time, there's a lot of confusion in the market today, especially regarding HSAs and their implication for the financial industry. Similar to 401(k) and individual retirement ...

Brand Bullies- Entrepreneurs draw legal action over common words

... an obligation to protect their marks, they may overreach in determining how much effort they have to put into protecting their marks when consumer confusion is unlikely, observes Konitzer's attorney, Rob Petershack of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP in Madison. Brand bullies Brand-name bullies are ...

Why file for trademark protection?

... only "famous" marks are subject to dilution. Under state law, a mark need not be famous in order to give rise to a dilution claim. No likelihood of confusion is required for a dilution claim (in other words, the consumer seeing the allegedly diluting mark need not believe that the owner of the famous mark ...

RFID expert says piecemeal approach won't work

... on Friday as in need of a clearer, more comprehensive focus. "Any time you have an industry where there's chaos, there's calamity, there's confusion and nothing is more indicative of that than the RFID industry you need a trusted source," Sweeney said. Lab has three focuses The center will ...

Promega and Benitec settle contract case

... statement, Promega CEO Bill Linton said, "What's most important is that this key RNAi technology will be available to life scientists without confusion over its use. We are pleased to resolve the dispute and move forward in our support of this emerging technology in life science research." Eric ...

Voting machine source code must be available for review

... escrow with the elections board. It would be analyzed in the case of a recount, but not open to the public. WTN very much regrets the error and any confusion it may have caused. Madison, Wis. Among the 15 bills governor Jim Doyle signed into law on Wednesday will require the software of touch-screen ...

The role of IT in Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404

... hamper internal controls. As many public companies have found in the last two years, IT is the wellspring of many true compliance headaches. To add confusion to the mix, the IT industry has added its quota of noise and overblown solutions to the SOX process. Some SOX software solutions are excellent. Some ...

Keyword advertisers win some, lose some

... before it, where the advertisers used the GEICO trademark in the advertisement title or text, the advertisements caused a likelihood of consumer confusion as to source or sponsorship. So, if GEICO had sued the advertisers, which it did not, they would have been found liable. The case settled before the ...
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