Tagged as: Alvotech

Alvotech Announces Positive Topline Results From Confirmatory Clinical Study for its Proposed Golimumab Biosimilar

On April 23, 2024, Alvotech announced “positive topline results from a confirmatory clinical study for AVT05,” Alvotech’s proposed golimumab biosimilar to Janssen Biotech, Inc.’s SIMPONI(R) and SIMPONI ARIA(R).  According to Alvotech, the confirmatory clinical study (NCT05842213) was a randomized, double-blind, two-arm, multicenter clinical study designed to investigate the therapeutic equivalency…

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Biocon Settles with Janssen, Securing U.S. Market Entry Date for Ustekinumab Biosimilar

On February 29, Biocon Biologics Ltd announced that it signed a settlement and license agreement with Janssen Biotech Inc. and Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) regarding Bmab 1200, Biocon’s proposed biosimilar to STELARA.  The agreement allows Biocon to launch in the United States in February 2025, pending FDA approval.  As part…

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Teva and Alvotech’s Adalimumab Biosimilar Receives Interchangeable Status at FDA

On February 23rd, 2024, Alvotech and Teva announced FDA’s approval of SIMLANDI (adalimumab-ryvk), the first high-concentration and citrate-free biosimilar interchangeable with Humira. SIMLANDI injection was approved for nine indications—rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn’s Disease, ulcerative colitis, plaque psoriasis, hidradenitis suppurative, and uveitis. The approval follows…

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Alvotech Announces More Settlements and Expected Launch Dates Regarding Biosimilar to STELARA (ustekinumab), AVT04

On February 15, Alvotech announced that it reached more settlement agreements with Johnson & Johnson for ATV04, Alvotech’s biosimilar to STELARA (ustekinumab).  The settlements cover Canada, the European Economic Area, and Japan, clearing the way for Alvotech to launch AVT04 in those markets, where AVT04 has already received regulatory approval. …

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Alvotech and STADA obtain approval in Europe for ustekinumab biosimilar, UZPRUVO

On January 10, Alvotech announced that the European Commission (EC) issued a marketing authorization to its European commercialization partner, STADA, for UZPRUVO (AVT04), a biosimilar referencing STELARA (ustekinumab). The authorization covers all European Economic Area countries, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway. UZPRUVO is the first ustekinumab biosimilar to…

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Janssen and Samsung Bioepis Settle STELARA (Ustekinumab) Litigation

Samsung Bioepis recently reported that it has signed a settlement and license agreement with Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) in the United States relating to SB17, Samsung Bioepis’s ustekinumab biosimilar to J&J’s STELARA®. If SB17 is approved by the FDA, the license period in the United States will begin on February…

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