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Litigation Update: Amgen v. Hospira (epoetin alfa)

A couple of updates on Amgen v. Hospira (epoetin alfa): Amgen has requested that the district court (D. Del., J. Andrews) grant it leave to file a second amended complaint “to add three additional defendants” who, Amgen alleges, “have directly or indirectly infringed Amgen’s patent-in-suit, United States Patent No. 5,756,349.” Meanwhile, Hospira…

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Court Denies Hospira's Motion to Dismiss BPCIA Notice Claims in Amgen v. Hospira

  The District Court (D. Del., J. Andrews) has denied Hospira’s Motion to Dismiss in Amgen v. Hospira. As we’ve covered previously (see our posts here and here), Hospira moved to dismiss Count I of Amgen’s amended complaint, in which Amgen seeks both a declaratory judgment that Hospira’s alleged refusal to provide Amgen with 180-days’ post-licensure notice…

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Amgen v. Hospira: Amgen Appeals Discovery Ruling

In the Amgen v. Hospira litigation, Amgen has filed a Notice of Appeal relating to Judge Andrew’s oral ruling denying Amgen’s request to compel Hospira to produce certain manufacturing information related to its Epogen® (epoetin alfa) biosimilar product.  We previously covered the discovery dispute in detail here. The appeal was placed on…

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Amgen v. Hospira: Court Considers Issues Regarding the Scope of Discovery and the RPS’s Ability to Assert Additional Patents in BPCIA Actions

In a recent hearing held in Amgen v. Hospira, the parties offered arguments on  some novel issues relating to litigation under the BPCIA, particularly: Whether a reference product sponsor (“RPS”) can compel a biosimilar applicant to produce manufacturing information that may be relevant to other patents it holds, but is…

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Busy Month Ahead for BPCIA Interpretation Questions

February will be a busy month for pending BPCIA cases, with activity on the horizon in Amgen v. Apotex, Amgen v. Hospira, and Janssen v. Celltrion: Amgen v. Apotex (Fed. Cir.) As we covered previously, Apotex appealed the district court’s order granting Amgen a preliminary injunction in Amgen v. Apotex. Apotex requested an expedited briefing…

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Amgen Submits Application for Biosimilar Version of Humira (adalimumab)

Amgen today announced the submission of its first biosimilar application to FDA. The application seeks approval for a biosimilar version of Humira®(adalimumab). As we’ve covered extensively, Amgen is the biologic reference product sponsor and plaintiff in a number of BPCIA cases: Amgen v. Sandoz, Amgen v. Hospira, and Amgen v. Apotex.  This is the first time Amgen has formally appeared on…

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