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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Allergan, Argentum Settle Patent Dispute Over Restasis

U.S. generic drug company Argentum Pharmaceuticals LLC said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with Allergan Plc that settles a patent dispute over the generic version of Allergan's eye drug, …

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Carl Zeiss Meditec Wins Patent Infringement Action on Trifocal IOL; VSY to Appeal Decision

Carl Zeiss Meditec has won a patent infringement action before the District Court of Düsseldorf/Germany against VSY Biotechnology BV and its exclusive supplier Fritz Ruck Ophthalmologische System…

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Former Valeant CEO Michael Pearson Sues Company Over Unpaid Share Award

Former Valeant Pharmaceuticals CEO Michael Pearson filed a lawsuit in the US claiming that the company failed to deliver 3 million shares promised to him as part of an exit package. According to the c…

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Bausch + Lomb Successfully Defends Patent Covering PreserVision Eye Vitamins in Case vs. Vitamin Health Inc.

Bausch + Lomb announced it has resolved its patent infringement lawsuit vs. Vitamin Health, filed in September 2013 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York. Among other claims,…

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Friday, December 16, 2016

U.S. Says Allergan's Forest Units to Pay $38 Million to Settle Kickback Allegations

Allergan PLC's Forest Laboratories and Forest Pharmaceuticals units will pay $38 million to settle U.S. charges that it paid physicians to prescribe three medications, the U.S. Justice Department …

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Friday, October 30, 2015

Glaukos Announces Settlement of Patent Litigation with Transcend Medical

Glaukos announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Transcend Medical to resolve all existing patent litigation between the two companies, according to a company news release. Un…

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

App Maker Settles With the Feds Over Charges of Improper Marketing of Vision Improvement Program

The Federal Trade Commission cracked down on Carrot Neurotechnology for making apparently unfounded claims that its Ultimeyes app is "scientifically shown to improve vision." The company agr…

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

District Court Rules on Summary Judgment Motions in Glaukos Patent Litigation with Transcend Medical

The United States District Court for the District of Delaware issued rulings on three pending summary judgment motions in Glaukos’s patent lawsuit with Transcend Medical related to Transcend&rsq…

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Thursday, September 03, 2015

InSite Vision Named in BromSite Patent Lawsuit; Company Believes Lawsuit Is Without Merit

InSite Vision announced that Johnson Matthey Pharmaceutical Materials has filed a patent lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware in connection with activities relating…

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Tuesday, September 01, 2015

i-Optics Responds to Oculus Claims

In response to a press release of Oculus dated August 31, 2015, i-Optics put out its own news releases stating that the Dutch court instructed Oculus to rectify certain misleading marketing claim…

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Monday, August 31, 2015

Dutch Court Prohibits Misleading Advertisement About Oculus Pentacam

The District Court in The Hague, the Netherlands, has ordered Dutch company i-Optics to refrain from using misleading and defamatory advertisements referring to the Oculus Pentacam in the European Uni…

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Contact Lens Makers Taking Fight Over Price Law to Court

A legal battle over a hotly contested Utah law banning minimum prices for contact lenses is set to come before a federal appeals court on Thursday. The nation's largest contact lens companies are …

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Monday, August 17, 2015

Omeros Announces Plan to File Infringement Suit Against ANDA Filer

Omeros today, in response to investor questions, announced that it plans to file a patent infringement lawsuit against Par Pharmaceutical and its subsidiary, Par Sterile Products, LLC, in response to …

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Monday, August 17, 2015

Opternative Co-Founder Steven Lee, OD, Settles Lawsuit With National Board of Examiners in Optometry

Steven Lee, OD, co-founder and executive vice president of Opternative, the world’s first online refractive eye exam service, has settled a lawsuit alleging that he had sold copyrighted test que…

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Monday, August 10, 2015

Judge Grants Relief to Amarin In Off-Label Case

A federal judge ruled that Amarin can now share unapproved off-label information about an FDA-approved drug as long as it is truthful and not misleading, a decision that bolsters the pharmaceutical in…

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