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Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
Medicis Announces Two Patents Issued for LOPROX Gel
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Medicis (NYSE:MRX) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued two U.S. Patents relating to LOPROX(R) Gel (0.77% ciclopirox). U.S. Patent No. 7,018,656 covers the LOPROX(R) Gel composition. U.S. Patent No. 7,026,337 covers the use of LOPROX(R) Gel in the treatment of dermatomycoses, such as tinea pedis and tinea corporis. LOPROX(R) Gel is an anti-fungal indicated for the topical treatment of tinea pedis and tinea corporis. The efficacy and safety of LOPROX(R) Gel in pediatric patients below the age of 16 years have not been established. Both of these newly issued patents are exclusively licensed to Medicis, and expire in 2018. Patent applications are pending for other forms of LOPROX(R).
Verb Ballets Celebrates Cleveland Composers at The Cleveland Play House on May 18 and 19
CLEVELAND, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Verb Ballets, Cleveland's National Repertory Dance Company, makes its debut at The Cleveland Play House on Thursday, May 18 and Friday, May 19 with a program of dances set to works by Cleveland composers: Eric Ziolek, Jonathan Sheffer and Klaus G. Roy. All dances are choreographed by Verb's Artistic Director Hernando Cortez, including a world premiere set to music by Klaus G. Roy, formerly with The Cleveland Orchestra. Tickets for FusionFest, a celebration of the performing arts, are on sale now and may be purchased by calling The Cleveland Play House at 216-795-7000 or clevelandplayhouse.com. Tickets are $35 and $45. Use code 'FEST' when ordering to receive $5 off on your ticket!
E Mobile Information Technologies, Inc.
E Mobile Subsidiary Acquires Spirit Rent-A-Car, Inc.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- E Mobile Technologies (Pink Sheets:EMTK) today announced that its subsidiary, Best Rate Travel USA, Inc., acquired Spirit Rent-A-Car, Inc. to service leisure, business and local customers in the thriving South Florida tourist market.
Oaktree Capital Management, LLC
Oaktree Capital Management Issues Letter to the Board of Directors of Interep National Radio Sales, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today, Oaktree Capital Management, LLC ("Oaktree"), on behalf of certain funds managed by Oaktree (the "OCM Funds"), sent a letter to the Board of Directors of Interep National Radio Sales, Inc. (Pink Sheets:IREP) ("Interep" or the "Company") notifying the Board that the OCM Funds' offer to acquire all of the Company's outstanding common shares pursuant to a merger transaction for consideration of $1.10 in cash per share (the "OCM Offer") -- which represents a 439% premium to yesterday's closing price -- will expire at 5:00 pm EDT on Friday, April 21, 2006.