Court upholds fraud conviction of ex-drug company official

03/5/2013 | Bloomberg Businessweek

A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the fraud conviction of Scott Harkonen, former CEO of InterMune, for distributing misleading information about the clinical trial of Actimmune, a drug he publicized as a lung disease treatment. Three judges rejected the free speech arguments of Harkonen, saying fraudulent speech is not protected by the First Amendment.

View Full Article in:

Bloomberg Businessweek

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Product Development Manager, Disposable Medical Products
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President of Regulatory Affairs
Pentec Health
Boothwyn, PA
Sr Coordinator Clinical Research (US/TA/00/0073/SL) - 1400000AQX
Abbott
Santa Clara, CA
Senior Director, Biostatistics
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA