The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of MAP

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Claims of Breaches
of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of MAP Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Connection With
the Sale of the Company to Allergan Inc. -- MAPP

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors
of MAP Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("MAP" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:MAPP) of claims
of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law against the
board of directors of the Company in connection with the sale of the Company
to Allergan Inc. A complaint was filed in Delaware state court.

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Under the terms of the transaction, MAP shareholders will receive $25 for each
share of MAP stock they own. The transaction has total approximate value of
$958 million. The claims concern whether the MAP Board of Directors breached
their fiduciary duties to stockholders by failing to adequately shop the
Company before entering into this transaction and whether Allergan Inc. is
underpaying for MAP, thus unlawfully harming MAP stockholders.

If you own common stock in MAP and wish to obtain additional information,
please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at or by
telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or

Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, New Jersey, and
Washington D.C. The firm has extensive expertise in prosecuting securities
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CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
         Joseph Levi, Esq.
         Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
         30 Broad Street - 24th Floor
         New York, NY 10004
         Tel: (212) 363-7500
         Toll Free:  (877) 363-5972
         Fax: (866) 367-6510
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