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Crucell and Merial Announce Commercial License Agreement for PER.C6 Technology for Foot-and-Mouth Disease Vaccines
LEIDEN, Netherlands and DULUTH, Ga., Oct. 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) and Merial, a world-leading animal health company, today announced that they have entered into a license agreement for the utilization of Crucell's PER.C6(r) technology for the development and commercialization of veterinary vaccines for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD). FMD is a highly communicable disease of production animals and is identified by the U.S. government as a potential bio-terrorism risk.
Emerson Poynter LLP
Emerson Poynter LLP Announces Marsh & McLennan Investigation
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Oct. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emerson Poynter LLP (www.emersonpoynter.com) announced today that it has commenced an investigation regarding Marsh & McLennan ("Marsh" or the "Company") (NYSE:MMC) for violations of Federal and State securities laws and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA"). Indeed, class action complaints have previously been filed again Marsh for such violations.
SeaStar - The School for Neuroeducation
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell Unveils New Name of Unique Orange County School During National Brain Injury Awareness Month
TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The SeaStar Brain Injury Foundation, with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell, unveiled its new school name, SeaStar - The School for Neuroeducation, at a ceremony today before a group of more than 60 educators, community leaders, students, and longtime supporters of the school. Previously called The Tustin Center, SeaStar is one of only four schools in the nation that caters to the special needs of children who have survived brain injuries, and it remains the only facility of its kind on the West Coast.
The Pomerantz Firm Charges IAC/Interactivecorp with Securities Fraud -- IACI
NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) has filed a class action lawsuit against IAC/Interactivecorp ("IAC" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:IACI) and five of the Company's senior officers, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased the securities of IAC during the period between March 19, 2003 through August 4, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The case was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.