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Lilly suffers stinging defeat in EU patent battle over Alimta

Eli Lilly suffered a crushing defeat in the U.K. over patents for its lung cancer blockbuster Alimta as the U.K. High Court ruled in favor of Actavis' plan to market copycat versions of the med.

After teething problems, Eli Lilly hails success of transition of 15,000 staff from laptops to iPads

Eli Lilly is hailing its move from laptops to Apple's iPad as a success. Having committed to the transition several years ago, Lilly now has 15,000 iPad-equipped staffers and is in the process of upgrading to the Pro model, but getting to this point has caused some headaches for the company.

Pfizer keeps pushing on early hit Ibrance as Novartis, Lilly rivals near market

Pfizer's Ibrance has been steamrolling since it nabbed an early FDA go-ahead last February. And even with competition coming up the pipeline from the company's Big Pharma rivals, Pfizer intends to keep it that way.

Lilly considers taking the plunge on a next-gen GLP-1 drug for diabetes

Canada's Transition Therapeutics is touting positive Phase II data for a once-a-week GLP-1 treatment, triggering a decision point for partner Eli Lilly, which bought into the program in a $247 million deal.

Eli Lilly could see another 18 months of emerging markets slowdown

A downbeat 2015 in emerging markets for Eli Lilly is set to continue into the coming year and beyond, executives said, though some brands remain strong and will take up most of the company's efforts in those regions, particularly in China.

Riding Q4 diabetes growth, Lilly aims for even more with Jardiance

It was a "very quiet quarter overall" for Eli Lilly & Co., in the words of Bernstein analyst Tim Anderson. But the company expects things to get plenty more exciting if its diabetes med Jardiance wins a label change, an event it's anticipating for the second half of this year.

UPDATED: Lilly closing two animal health manufacturing plants picked up from Novartis

Since Eli Lilly closed its $5.4 billion deal last year to buy Novartis Animal Health, Lilly has been doing an in-depth evaluation of its global manufacturing operations. The conclusions it has reached are bad news for more than 100 workers at plants in Ireland and Scotland.

Dx Digest: Roche and Lilly team up for Alzheimer's testing; Quanterix sets sights on Asia, weighs IPO for 2016

In this week's Dx Digest, Roche Diagnostics teamed up with pharma heavyweight Eli Lilly to create a new test for Alzheimer's. Quanterix is setting its sights on Asia for growth and is mulling an IPO to spur development of its diagnostic device, Simoa. And OncoCyte struck a deal with The Wistar Institute to market a liquid biopsy test for lung cancer.

Lilly, BI approach CV-benefit label change for SGLT2 med Jardiance

Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim are one step closer to an important label change for SGLT2 contender Jardiance.

Lilly, BI step closer to a new heart-risk marketing push on Jardiance

Last September, a big study showed that Eli Lilly and Boehringer Ingelheim's SGLT2 diabetes drug, Jardiance, could lower cardiovascular risks. Now, the companies are one step closer to adding that study data to the drug's label--a win that could rock the marketplace, not only in the SGLT2 drug class, but in competitor categories like DPP-4 meds.
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