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Roche Jumps into Medicines Patent Pool with Pricing and Licensing Deal

Roche this week has announced a partnership with the UN-backed Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) to provide its drug valganciclovir, better known in the developed world as Valcyte, in 138 countries for a reduced price. In addition to making the drug available in these markets for up to 90% cheaper than current price, Roche has decided […]
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Bristol-Myers Squibb's Summertime Blues

The sun was shining, savory scents were floating out from the grill, the lemonade was mixed and the table was set. But then dark clouds blew in and settled overhead. Bristol-Myers Squibb’s (BMS) picnic got rained out this summer. One element of the rain out was forecasted long ago; Plavix, the multibillion dollar blood-thinner, second […]
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Icahn to BMS: Offer is Inadequate

In a statement to the press today, ImClone Chairman Carl Icahn said that the review committee overlooking Bristol-Myers Squibb’s offer to purchase the biotech company for $60 per share $4.5 billion just isn’t good enough. He not only accused BMS of lowballing, but also admitted that the company has been in talks with the head […]
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