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Teva beefs up in emerging markets with $2.3B Rimsa buyout

Last month, names like Sanofi, Pfizer, Abbott and Takeda were flying around as potential suitors for Mexico-based Representaciones e Investigaciones Medicas, aka Rimsa. But it's Teva that's emerged victorious in the field.

Philips CEO: 'Spirit of innovation' led company to Israel

Royal Philips has grand plans for growth in Israel. CEO Frans Van Houten opened up to Israeli newspaper Globes about the company's med tech ambitions in the country, months after Philips kicked off operations for a new technology incubator in Israel with partner Teva Pharmaceutical Industries.

UPDATED: Allergan's H2 looks lighter without generics, but 10% growth on tap for 2016

What will Allergan look like after it hives off its generics unit to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries? The company unveiled some new numbers on that score Monday. And while the company's status as a potential top 10 pharma company proved short-lived, it's still looking for a growth rate that outpaces its Big Pharma peers.

3M recalls iodine applicators over possible toxic chemical contamination

Iodine is routinely used on patients ahead of operations to help protect against bacteria contamination. But what if the iodine itself is contaminated with a toxic chemical? That is the issue facing 3M, which is recalling thousands of cases of surgical applicators.

Sanofi, Pfizer said to be among suitors for Mexico's Rimsa

Big Pharma is going fishing in the Mexican drug market.

Pharma's new patent worry by the numbers: No 'IP death squad' here, analyst says

With generics makers attacking Teva's next-generation Copaxone and hedge fund manager Kyle Bass waging war on a range of pharma patents, these days, the phrase " inter partes review"--or IPR--is flying around more than ever. But how much do pharma companies need to worry about these patent reviews affecting their IP protection?

Teva makes only approved migraine patch available in the U.S.

Teva announced that the first and only approved migraine patch has been made available in the U.S. through specialty pharmacies.

U.S. patent office puts new Copaxone's IP shield under the lens

Teva's patents on Copaxone faced plenty of scrutiny before they were eventually upturned, paving the way for Sandoz's generic, Glatopa. Now, though, its IP protection on its new, long-acting version of the drug is under the microscope, too--and the Israeli drugmaker's prospects for hanging onto its patents don't look great.

Teva bows out of voting on Mylan's proposed deal for Perrigo

Friday, Mylan's shareholders will vote on whether the company should move ahead with its hostile bid for Perrigo. But Teva won't be among them, despite the fact that it built up a 4.61% Mylan stake when it was trying to buy the company earlier this year.

Ex-Teva employee said she got canned for passing info to the feds in Latin America fraud probe

Teva has long encountered fraud allegations, with the company's own internal investigations showing earlier this year that it "likely" violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and local laws. Now, the drugmaker is facing more pushback as a former employee is sounding the horn, claiming Teva shrugged off her suggestions for improving compliance and axed her job after she cooperated with U.S. officials.