Hospira Files Ipr Petitions on Genentech’s Trastuzumab-related Patents

On Friday, Hospira filed the following petitions – IPR2017-00731 (U.S. Patent No. 7,846,441), and IPR2017-00737 and IPR2017-00739 (both for U.S. Patent No. 7,892,549).  According to these petitions, the patents are drawn to methods of using trastuzumab in combination with certain other agents for the treatment of cancers.  Trastuzumab is the active agent in Herceptin®.

We have added these petitions to our IPR Tracker Page, where we post selected important filings in IPRs related to biologics.