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Canada won't review $4.5B sale of Nortel patents

(AP) -- The $4.5 billion sale of Nortel's patent portfolio to a consortium including Research In Motion Ltd. cleared another hurdle Tuesday as the Canadian government said the deal does not need to be reviewed under the ...

dateJul 19, 2011 in Business
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Judges in US, Canada approve Nortel patents sale

(AP) -- U.S. and Canadian judges have approved a $4.5 billion cash bid from a consortium that includes smartphone makers Apple and Research In Motion for patents held by bankrupt telecom-equipment maker Nortel.

dateJul 11, 2011 in Business
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Lilly, Boehringer collaborate on diabetes drugs

(AP) -- Eli Lilly will pay Boehringer Ingelheim $387.4 million and collaborate with the German drugmaker to develop diabetes drugs with the U.S. pharmaceutical company facing the expiration of some of its key patents.

dateJan 11, 2011 in Medications
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Bristol-Myers Squibb sees 3Q profit dip 2 percent

(AP) -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. posted a slight decline in third-quarter profit Tuesday as its restrained spending was offset by flat sales of its drugs, lower income from its partners and bigger discounts to government ...

dateOct 26, 2010 in Other
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