Tagged as: AbbVie

Celltrion to Enter U.S. Humira Biosimilar Market Following Patent Agreement with AbbVie

Celltrion recently announced that it will start selling Yuflyma, an adalimumab biosimilar, in the U.S. in July 2023.  The announcement stems from Celltrion’s recently inked patent agreement with AbbVie which allows Celltrion to market a high-concentration formulation of the drug.  As a company official stated, “By entering the U.S. market…

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Alvotech and AbbVie Resolve Disputes Relating to Alvotech’s Adalimumab Biosimilar in Europe

Alvotech Holdings S.A. (“Alvotech”) announced today that it has resolved all intellectual property disputes with AbbVie in Europe related to Alvotech’s AVT02 (adalimumab) biosimilar candidate.  This announcement follows Alvotech’s announcement last month that the company had settled its pending disputes related to AVT02 with AbbVie in the U.S., and states…

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Medytox Files ITC Complaint Against Hugel to Block Import of Botox Follow-On

On March 30, 2022, Medytox filed a complaint with the ITC requesting that the ITC block imports of Hugel’s follow-on biologic Letybo® (LetibotulinumtoxinA) product.  The complaint alleges that Hugel expects to obtain approval and launch its product in the U.S. in 2022.  The complaint alleges that “Hugel misappropriated Medytox’s trade…

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Alvotech and AbbVie Settle Patent Dispute

Alvotech Holdings S.A. (“Alvotech”) has announced that they have settled all pending disputes between AbbVie and Alvotech related to AVT02 (100mg/mL), Alvotech’s high-concentration, citrate-free biosimilar candidate for Humira® (adalimumab). The announcement states that under the settlement agreement, Alvotech has non-exclusive rights to market AVT02 in the United States starting July…

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International Trade Commission Institutes Investigation of Alvotech’s Adalimumab Biosimilar

As noted in our December 21, 2021 post, Complainants AbbVie Inc., AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd. and AbbVie Operations Singapore Pte. Ltd. filed a complaint at the International Trade Commission against Respondents Alvotech hf., Alvotech Germany GmbH, Alvotech Swiss AG, Alvotech USA Inc., Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., and…

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Alvotech and JAMP Pharma Receive Marketing Authorization for SIMLANDI in Canada

On January 10, 2022, Alvotech Holdings S.A. (“Alvotech”) and JAMP Pharma Group (“JAMP Pharma”) announced that Health Canada granted marketing authorization to JAMP Pharma for a high-concentration biosimilar to Humira® (adalimumab) developed by Alvotech.  The biosimilar, also referred to as AVT02, will be marketed in Canada as SIMLANDI (100 mg/mL…

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Alvotech’s E.D. Va. Declaratory Judgment Action Against AbbVie Transferred to N.D. Ill.

On Friday, October 22, 2021, Judge Raymond A. Jackson of the Eastern District of Virginia (E.D. Va.) transferred Alvotech USA and Alvotech hf.’s (jointly, “Alvotech”) declaratory judgment suit against AbbVie Inc. and AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd. (jointly, “AbbVie”) to the Northern District of Illinois (N.D. Ill.) and dismissed AbbVie’s pending motion…

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