Mylan NV was incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1970. The Company together with its subsidiaries, is a pharmaceutical company, which develops, licenses, manufactures, markets and distributes generic, branded generic and specialty pharmaceuticals. The Company offers 1,300 marketed products, to customers in 140 countries and territories. It also operates a research and development network that delivers a robust product pipeline. Additionally, the Company has a specialty business that is engaged in the respiratory and allergy therapies. It offers a range of dosage forms and delivery systems, including oral solids, topicals, liquids and semi-solids while engaging on those products that are difficult to formulate and manufacture, and typically have longer life cycles than traditional generic pharmaceuticals, including transdermal patches, high potency formulations, injectables, controlled-release and respiratory products. In addition, it offers antiretroviral therapies upon which HIV/AIDS patients in developing countries depend. The Company operates in two segments, Generics and Specialty. The generic pharmaceutical business is conducted in the U.S. and Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa and India, Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Brazil. The Generics segment develops, manufactures, sells and distributes generic or branded generic pharmaceutical products in tablet, capsule, injectable or transdermal patch form, as well as API. The Specialty segment engages in the development, manufacture and sale of branded specialty nebulized and injectable products. The Company owns or licenses a number of patents in the U.S. and other countries covering certain products and have also developed brand names and trademarks for other products. In North America, the Company markets products directly to wholesalers, distributors, retail pharmacy chains, long-term care facilities, mail order pharmacies and GPOs. It also market its generic products indirectly to independent pharmacies, managed care organizations, hospitals, nursing homes, pharmacy benefit management companies and government entities. The Company's competitors include other generic companies and branded drug companies that continue to sell or license branded pharmaceutical products after patent expirations and other statutory expirations. In the branded space, key competitors are generally other branded drug companies that compete based on its clinical characteristics and benefits.