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Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Settles License Dispute With Alfa Wassermann

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall / -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX ) announced today that the Company and Alfa Wassermann S.p.A. have settled a dispute over issues arising from the terminated license agreement for Sulonex (sulodexide). Under the terms of the settl...

Johnson & Johnson Files Arbitration Demand Against Schering-Plough to Resolve Dispute Over Agreements for REMICADE(R) and SIMPONI(TM)

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In an arbitration demand filed today with the American Arbitration Association, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) has requested a ruling that the agreement and plan of merger between Merck & Co., Inc., and Schering-Plough Corporation con...

Senetek PLC Resolves Dispute With Marketer of Pyratine-6(TM) on Most Favorable Terms

NAPA, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senetek PLC (OTC Bulletin Board: SNKTY), a Life Sciences company engaged in the development of technologies that target the science of healthy aging, today announced it has reached an agreement to terminate its marketing agreement with Triax Aest...

KV Pharmaceutical Company, Purdue Pharma L.P. Settle OxyContin(R) Dispute

KV acknowledges validity of Purdue patents; Receives limited license rights to all strengths of oxycodone controlled-release tablets ST. LOUIS, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KV Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: KVa ; KVb) of St. Louis, MO., today announced it has entered into a settlement ...

Alexion Pharmaceuticals and PDL BioPharma Resolve Patent Dispute

Alexion Licenses PDL's Queen et al. Patents for Soliris(R) INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., and CHESHIRE, Conn., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: PDLI ) and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN ) today jointly announced that the companies have entered into a d...

CELL THERAPEUTICS PAYS Heavily to Resolve Dispute FOR ALLEGED ILLEGAL MARKETING OF CANCER DRUG

Cell Therapeutics Inc (Seattle WA) has agreed to pay the US $10.5 millon to resolve allegations of the company's alleged illegal marketing// of the anti-cancer prescription drug Trisenox, the US Justice Department announced earlier this month. According to the government's complaint, CTI prom...

Escalation of Nursing industrial dispute

With nurses adamant on work bans on elective surgery the threat of an industrial dispute looms over surgery at two Tasmanian hospitals//. A unanimous vote has been passed by nurses at the Launceston General Hospital to implement work bans from today, cancelling elective surgery if the levels of ...

Americans' Right to Access Natural Health Alternatives in Peril, Says Natural Health Freedom Movement

...ceutical drug lobby," says Dr. Rath. "They have embarked on a campaign to grossly manipulate public opinion and exert political pressure to dispute the validity of DSHEA. This is in direct conflict with Americans' legislated rights to science-based knowledge and access to natural health alternati...

Neutral Factfinder Rules That Fresno County Home Care Wage Cuts Should Be Stopped

... FRESNO, Calif., June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An independent factfinder jointly hired by Fresno County and SEIU UHW to resolve the on-going dispute over the County's plan to cut the wages and benefits of 10,000 home care workers in the Fresno area, ruled against the County today and ordered that t...

Kindred Healthcare Supports the Flag and the Sacrifices it Represents

...r in its entirety. In fact, both employees involved in the situation have family members who have served in the military. This issue was simply a dispute between two employees who shared a small workspace, one of whom removed the flag because of its size. It's important to note that hospital management ...
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Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Receives Letter From FDA Outlining Path Forward to Resume Oxycyte Clinical Trials in TBI in U.S.A.

...in TBI. Oxycyte is the company's perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier. The letter was in response to the company's request for formal dispute resolution that was submitted to the FDA Ombudsman's office. As a result, the Office of Blood Research and Review examined the reviewing division's de...

Study Confirms That New Protocol Shortens the Time It Takes to Open Blocked Arteries for Heart Attack Patients

...ergency angioplasty by authorizing paramedics to call ahead and alert the cath lab staff directly instead of receiving prior authorization. There's no dispute within the medical community that the quicker the patient receives treatment, the better chance for survival. "Without blood, cardiac muscle quickly...

Genta Incorporated Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results

...r for non-malignant metabolic bone diseases. FDA appeal filed for use of Genasense in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) Following FDA's established dispute Resolution Process, Genta filed a formal request that FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research review and overturn the previous non-approvable de...

American Meat Institute Calls WCRF Panel Recommendations on Meat Consumption Extreme and Unfounded

...etween red meat and cancer is coupled with studies that found no association or only weak associations between red meat and cancer, we must absolutely dispute WCRF's conclusions," Huffman added. Processed Meats Are Safe Huffman also disputed the report's extreme recommendations on processed meats. Huffma...
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Troubled waters: Low Apalachicola River flow may hurt gulf fisheries

...ystem, has been the focus of a nearly 20-year legal battle between Florida, Georgia and Alabama, known as the Tri-State Water War. At the heart of the dispute is Georgia's desire to divert water from the ACF river system to the burgeoning population of the Atlanta metropolitan area, and Florida and Alabama's...

A case of mistaken dino-identity

...entral Texas Jones Ranch. Peter Rose is the scientist behind the name change: His master's level study of dinosaur bones at SMU eventually led him to dispute the long-accepted notion that the large, sauropod bones found in and around the Paluxy River near Glen Rose, Texas, were the same as Pleurocoelus bo...

Overcoming Taboos, Myths, and Dogmas in Bioethics

...ve been fraught with as much controversy as bioethics. Although some people dispute whether it is even a discipline, bioethics tackles some of the most complex...es." After describing in detail the proper way to approach and resolve a dispute in bioethics, Lindsay proceeds to analyze several different cutting-edge is...

Study of polar dinosaur migration questions whether dinosaurs were truly the first great migrators

...s over this distance, we found it would have to be as energy efficient as a bird. No land animal travels that far today," said Bell. Bell does not dispute the evidence of migration and points to discoveries of large bone beds as evidence that many dinosaurs also traveled. In order to sustain the herd, "i...

Moderate quantities of dirt make more rain

...he atmosphere and thus air circulation, the way drops form and the way they fall. Because the role of aerosols has to date been very much a subject of dispute and a source of great uncertainty in climate predictions made by researchers, this work removes one of the largest obstacles to the development of mor...

Smithsonian hosts tropical extinction debate in Panama

...Office of the Undersecretary for Science. Some scientists claim that up to half of all species on earth may disappear during our lifetimes. Others dispute this view. Opening with a public symposium at the Institute's Earl S. Tupper Research and Conference Center in Panama City on 21 August, a group of wo...

Origin of cells for connective tissues of skull and face challenged

...is non-neural epithelium is indeed distinct from the neural crest, because its cells contain characteristically different molecules. He and colleagues dispute suggestions that this non-neural structure is simply a sub-domain of the neural crest. "These cells emerge at a different time in development and disp...

US Patent Office rejects company's claim for bean commonly grown by Latin American farmers

...nongovernmental organization dedicated to conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, also denounced the Enola bean patent. CIAT was able to dispute the inventors claims to a unique color by providing published evidence of 260 yellow beans among the almost 28,000 samples of Phaseolus in its crop ge...

Exposure to low levels of radon appears to reduce the risk of lung cancer, new study finds

... improvement over exposure measures used by almost all other studies, he said. It is important to note, Nelson added, that these new results do not dispute the lung cancer risk associated with higher levels of radon exposure experienced by uranium miners. Nevertheless, the results represent a dramatic dep...

Study reveals that nitrogen fertilizers deplete soil organic carbon

...mon practice of adding nitrogen fertilizer is believed to benefit the soil by building organic carbon, but four University of Illinois soil scientists dispute this view based on analyses of soil samples from the Morrow Plots that date back to before the current practice began. The research, also drawing u...
Dispute in Biological Technology

ADVENTRX Settles Dispute With Former Licensee

SAN DIEGO, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Amex: ANX ) today announced that it settled its dispute with Theragenex, LLC and its Chairman and President and Chief Executive Officer for payments aggregating $600,000, which payments the Company has received in fu...

Sigma-Aldrich, Oxford BioMedica and Open Biosystems Settle Patent Dispute Over Use of LentiVector Technology in Research Reagents

ST. LOUIS, March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- From: Jai P. Nagarkatti, President and CEO Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ), Oxford BioMedica (LSE: OXB) and Open Biosystems, Inc., a privately held corporation, have jointly announced a confidential settlement of their patent litigation. Sigma-Aldr...

Senetek PLC in Dispute With Marketer of Pyratine-6(TM)

Investor Update Conference Call Set for March 7 NAPA, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Senetek PLC (OTC Bulletin Board: SNKTY), a Life Sciences company engaged in the development of technologies that target the science of healthy aging, today announced it has entered into ...

Patent Office Rules in Neuralstem's Favor in Dispute with StemCells, Inc.

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stem cell company, Neuralstem, Inc. (AMEX: CUR ), announced today that it has received notice that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued its first ruling in the reexamination of the four StemCells, Inc. (Nasdaq: STE...

Arbitration Panel Issues Ruling in Distribution Dispute

WALTHAM, Mass., July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (Amex: IMA ), a leading provider of rapid diagnostic products and health management services, announced that it received today a decision from an arbitration tribunal. That decision, directed at Inverness' B...

Sigma-Aldrich and Oxford BioMedica Win Key Ruling in Open Biosystems Patent Infringement Dispute

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich(TM) (Nasdaq: SIAL), a life science company dedicated to providing state-of-the-art chemical and biotechnology products to the world's researchers, and Oxford BioMedica (LSE: OXB), a leading gene therapy company, announced today that th...

WARF settles patent dispute with IBM

Madison, Wis. - The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has reached an out-of-court settlement with the information technology firm IBM over charges of patent infringement, it reported on Tuesday. WARF accused IBM of infringing on patented technology by marketing and selling two types of ...

Software tax dispute could go the Supreme Court

Madison, Wis. - Some of the state's largest corporations could be big financial winners following the latest plot twist in the dispute over how Wisconsin law defines modified software. The state Court of Appeals has ruled that the state Department of Revenue has been incorrectly taxing bus...

The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail Say Biovail Has Misled Shareholders

...holders of Biovail today said that Biovail Corporation (NYSE: BVF ) (TSX:BVF) continues to mislead its shareholders by making the focal point of this dispute Mr. Melnyk. The requisition was simply about governance reform and has already been a catalyst to governance improvements at Biovail (as evidenced b...

GDFII/L&P Confirms Target Date Extension Of U.S. ITC Sucralose Ruling

...n in the sucralose case, from March 25 to April 3. This Section 337 patent dispute (docket# 337-TA-604) was filed against the company by its main competitor, ...n in the sucralose case, from March 25 to April 3. This Section 337 patent dispute (docket# 337-TA-604) was filed against the company by its main competitor, ...
Dispute in Biological Definition

Eukaryote

...sely related to any of these lines, and the relationships between the different supergroups remain almost entirely uncertain. In particular, there is dispute about where the root of the evolutionary tree belongs, and as a result what the earliest eukaryotes were like. References S. L. Baldauf (20...

Population

...concept of carrying capacity also applies to human population, and that unchecked population growth can result in a " Malthusian catastrophe ". Others dispute this view. Population may also mean the process of populating a geographic area, as by procreation or immigration. See also Bio...
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Resolution

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