SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 25, 2012
Biogen Idec Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(IRS Employer|
|of incorporation)||file number)||Identification No.)|
|133 Boston Post Road, Weston, Massachusetts||02493|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code (781) 464-2000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On October 25, 2012, Biogen Idec Inc. issued a press release announcing its results of operations and financial condition for the three months ended September 30, 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The press release is being furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor shall such document be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
The exhibits listed on the Exhibit Index immediately preceding such exhibits are furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Biogen Idec Inc.|
|By:||/s/ Robert A. Licht|
|Robert A. Licht|
|Senior Vice President|
Date: October 25, 2012
|99||Biogen Idecs press release dated October 25, 2012.|