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Lobbying on Behalf of Merck KGaA
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount EMD Serono Inc $5,830,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Health Issues,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Family, Abortion & Adoption,
- Government Issues,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title S.965 Family Act of 2011 H.R.3522 Family Act of 2011 S.425 National Neurological Diseases Surveillance System Act of 2011 S.23 Patent Reform Act of 2011 S.3187 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act H.R.5657 To extend the temporary suspension of duty on mixtures of indoxacarb and inert ingredients. H.R.1249 America Invents Act
RegulationsMentioned in 10 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Merck KGaA" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 1 FDA Draft Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff: Applying Human Factors and Usability Engineering to Optimize Medical Device Design; Availability 2011
- Toggle 1 EPA Expedited Approval of Alternative Test Procedures for the Analysis of Contaminants Under the Safe Drinking Water Act; Analysis and Sampling Procedures 2011
- Toggle 1 EPA Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances 2012
- Toggle 1 FDA Assertion of Right of the United States to Use, or Authorize the Use of the Production Processes of Reference Monoclonal Antibody Products Approved under the Public Health Service Act 2012
- Toggle 1 FDA Declare That the Drug Products, Metformin Hydrochloride Chewable Tables, 500 mg, 850 mg, and 1 g are Suitable for Consideration in an Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANADA) 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Establish Comprehensive, Clear and Binding Regulations to Guide The Industry Relating to New Uses of Marketed Drugs and Medical Devices 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Draft Guidance for Industry on Quality Considerations in Demonstrating Biosimilarity to a Reference Protein Product 2011
- Toggle 1 FWS Special Rule for the Polar Bear 2012
- Toggle 1 EPA Amending Azoxystrobin tolerances on small cereal grains (P# 2F7984) Amending Tolerances on Wheat and Barley 2012
- Toggle 1 EPA NPDES - Reissuance of the Vessel General Permit for Discharges Incidental to the Normal Operation of Vessels (VGP) 2011