Novo subpoenaed by U.S. attorney for manufacturing issues; AbbVie exec scolds Canada over patents;

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> Novo Nordisk ($NVO) reported today that it has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Attorney in Massachusetts over manufacturing issues at a plant in Denmark. Release

> The head of AbbVie's ($ABBV) Canada operations said the country is unlikely to get much R&D investment as long as its patents on drugs is more restrictive than other Western countries. Story

> Jordan's Hikma reports that it has gotten a warning letter from the FDA for a plant in Portugal. Story

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@VarunSaxena2: Bard Q3 earnings up 41% as it focuses on Lutonix launch. Story | Follow @VarunSaxena2

@EmilyWFierce: $JNJ scores victory in first metal-on-metal hip implant case to go to trial. Article | Follow @EmilyWFierce

@MichaelGFierce: Encapsulated #Alzheimers, #Parkinsons-treating growth factors implanted directly in the brain. More from FierceDrugDelivery | Follow @MichaelGFierce

> Apple kicks med tech app developers out of the iCloud. Item

> Edwards profit up 23%, but increased TAVR competition looming. Story

Biotech News

@FierceBiotech: $GSK cozies up to Five Prime for respiratory R&D. More | Follow @FierceBiotech

@JohnCFierce: Baxter gets FDA OK for hemophilia A drug -- Obizur. News | Follow @JohnCFierce

@DamianFierce: $AZN's olaparib will trade as Lynparza, which sounds like a nice lady. | Follow @DamianFierce

@EmilyMFierce: Researchers will test blood of Ebola survivors to use as a short-term treatment option. Story | Follow @EmilyMFierce

> AstraZeneca gets some EU encouragement for its $2B cancer hopeful. More

> Shire CFO to exit in wake of failed AbbVie deal. Chutes & Ladders

> NPS Pharma will have to wait another three months for an FDA OK. News

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