|WikiProject Ireland||(Rated Start-class, Mid-importance)|
I don't think this should have Natalizumab merged into it, unless we also put all the drugs Élan are known to make on the page. Otherwise, individual drugs should have their own pages. Notcarlos 18:18, 16 August 2005 (UTC)
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The company's name is incorrect - the word "Elan" no longer has an accent over the "E". The correct name is Elan Corporation Public Limited Company, or Elan Corporation plc in the more commonly used shorter version. To verify this, see the Irish Companies Registration Office website, http://www.cro.ie, and search for company number 30356. See also http://www.elan.com/company/default.asp - scroll down to "Key Facts".
The company's logo still incorporates an acute accent over the "E", but they appear to have made the change to the company's official name from "Élan..." to "Elan..." sometime in the mid-2000s. The earliest Annual Report and 20-F filing available on the company's web site (for 2005) both use the name "Elan", but some news stories from 2002/2003 which I found through Google used "Élan", suggesting that this was the previous name.
As well as correcting the name of the company, the name of the article would also need to be changed to "Elan". I don't know how to change the name of a WP article and automatically adjust all the links pointing to it, so maybe a WP editor could make the changes.
Article Seems Enormously Incomplete
This article seems like it is missing huge gaps of information that would otherwise explain what happened to it... How did it go from a multibillion dollar firm to essentially dissolving itself? Aside from the scandal that tripped it up a number of years ago, the article says it rebuilt itself and then for some unbeknownst reason totally imploded. Did it sell itself in pieces? Why did that happen? How did that happen? You cannot tell what occurred from this article as it now stands... Stevenmitchell (talk) 21:16, 15 April 2016 (UTC)