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Credit some of Orange County’s biggest insurance brokers with quick adjustments to shifts in California’s corporate landscape.
Allergan GC Takes Team Approach for Near-Perfect Case Record
William Scarff Jr. concentrates on protecting the driving force in the drug industry: patents on major medications.
Allergan Inc. Chief Executive David Pyott has resigned as a director of Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
A federal jury said today that Irvine-based Masimo Corp. should receive $467 million from Philips Electronics NA, a unit of Netherlands-based Royal Philips Electronics NV, for having infringed a pair of patents covering technology for measuring blood oxygen and tracking pulse rates.
Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc. said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its Ozurdex 0.7 mg biodegradable steroid implant for general use in treating diabetic macular edema.
Mission Viejo-based Ensign Group Inc. bought an assisted living facility in Tucson, Ariz., the company said.
HEALTHCARE: Bid for Allergan looks light despite last week’s stir
Did Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. make David Pyott’s point last week?
Irvine-based Ivantis Inc. said it raised $25 million in its second round of financing. It said it plans to use the money to support ongoing clinical trials for its Hydrus microstent, which is implanted into the eye to treat glaucoma. Glaucoma is a major cause of blindness around the world.
Senate Divided on Levy Meant to Boost Reform
One of the medical device industry’s favorite topics—repealing a federal tax on its companies’ revenues—has resurfaced yet again in Congress.
Aliso Viejo-based Microsemi Corp. said that James V. Mazzo has resigned from its board of directors.
Veteran Orange County medical device executive James V. Mazzo was added to a federal grand jury indictment on insider trading charges, the Department of Justice said today.
Canada-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., which is attempting a hostile takeover of Irvine-based Allergan Inc., got a lift in early trading today after it released a preview of its results for the current quarter.
Aliso Viejo-based Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. is offering $200 million of its shares to the general public.
Irvine-based Ivantis Inc. said today that it raised $25 million in its second round of financing.