Merck

Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK), d.b.a. Merck Sharp & Dohme, MSD outside the United States and Canada, is an American pharmaceutical company and is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Merck headquarters is located in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, though in 2013 the company announced it would be relocating to Kenilworth, New Jersey by 2015. The company was established in 1891 as the United States subsidiary of the German company now known as Merck KGaA. Merck & Co. was confiscated by the US government during World War I and subsequently established as an independent American company.
Posts about Merck
    • .music and .gay possible in 2018 after probe finds no impropriety

      Five more new gTLDs could see the light of day in 2018 after a probe into ICANN’s handling of “community” applications found no wrongdoing. The long-running investigation, carried out by FTI Consulting on ICANN’s behalf, found no evidence to support suspicions that ICANN staff had been secretly and inappropriately pulling the strings of Community Priority Evaluations.

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  • .music and .gay CPE probe could end this month

    … independent CPE reviews for the last several months. FTI is reviewing how ICANN staff interacted with the EIU during the CPE processes, how the EIU conducted its research and whether the EIU applied the CPE criteria uniformly across different gTLDs. ICANN said that FTI finished collected material from ICANN in March and hopes to have all the information…

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  • .gay, .music and others in limbo as ICANN probes itself

    … Several new gTLD applicants have slammed ICANN for conducting an investigation into its own controversial practices that seems to be as opaque as the practices themselves. Seven proposed new gTLDs, including the much-anticipated .music and .gay, are currently trapped in ICANN red tape hell as the organization conducts a secretive probe…

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  • Squabbling drug peddlers drag .pharmacy into brand bunfight

    … the Community Priority Evaluation process, but both failed. The next stage in resolving the contention said would have been an auction, but Merck KGaA has filed for Reconsideration on its CPE panel’s determination. Tweet Tagged: .pharmacy, ICANN, merck, nabp, national association of boards of pharmacy, new gTLDs, picdrp, pics, sunrise, trademarks …

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  • Centuries-old companies both fail community gTLD test

    … to muster up the required 14/16 points to be considered a “Community” under ICANN CPE standards. The German firm scored 11 points, the American 9. The main failing in both evaluations, which were conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, was the existence of the other. Both applicants defined their communities as their own companies and lost…

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