Tag Archives: Seroquel

The Curious Case Of AstraZeneca v. ACE

by Mike Kelly and Andrew Dupre Insurance contracts are a language game that must be played very carefully, as AstraZeneca learned. From 2003 to 2012, AstraZeneca Plc was locked in one of the largest mass tort litigations in the United States, defending its blockbuster second generation atypical antipsychotic product Seroquel from allegations of failure-to-warn of […]
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AZ's Seroquel Battle with FDA: A Mark of Desperation?

By Ana Nicholls, Healthcare Analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit. Is it a mark of desperation? UK-based pharma company AstraZeneca has resorted to suing the US Food and Drug Administration in a bid to stop it from approving generic competition to Seroquel, the company’s blockbuster anti-depressant, before December 2012. The core patent for Seroquel IR expired in […]
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Lower Lilly Earnings the Shape of Things to Come

Eli Lilly announced its first quarter financial results on April 19. But even though the company trumpeted a global revenue growth rate of 9 percent—$5.49 billion, compared to Q1 2009’s $5.05 billion—net income fell 5 percent to $1.25 billion. Part of the blame for that 4 percent difference, the company said, lies with the passage […]
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