Tagged as: Amgen

Amgen Intervenes in Regeneron v. Mylan BPCIA Aflibercept Litigation to Seek Public Access to Sealed Documents

As we have previously reported, Regeneron’s BPCIA case against Mylan regarding Mylan’s proposed aflibercept biosimilar is proceeding in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, with a two-week trial scheduled to begin on June 12, 2023.  On May 23, 2023, Amgen filed a motion to intervene in…

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Purple Book Updates

FDA’s Purple Book provides a searchable database of licensed biological products and includes the patent information provided to biosimilar applicants during the BPCIA patent dance.  Pursuant to a law enacted in late 2020, a reference product sponsor must provide patent information to FDA for listing in the Purple Book once…

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Delaware District Court Adopts Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation Denying Amgen’s Motion to Dismiss Regeneron’s Antitrust Claims, Overruling Amgen’s Objections

As we previously reported, Magistrate Judge Hall issued a Report and Recommendation (“R&R”) on February 10, 2023 denying Amgen’s motion to dismiss Regeneron’s antitrust claims in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Amgen Inc., 22-cv-697 pending in the district of Delaware.  On February 24, 2023, Amgen filed its Objections to the Report…

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Janssen Files Redacted Public Version of Its Opening Brief in Support of Its Motion for Preliminary Injunction Against Amgen in BPCIA Ustekinumab Case

As we previously reported, on March 1, 2023, Janssen filed a motion for preliminary injunction in Janssen Biotech, Inc. v. Amgen Inc., C.A. No. 22-1549-MN, seeking to enjoin Amgen from the commercial manufacturing, sale, and offer for sale of ABP 654, Amgen’s ustekinumab biosimilar.  Last week, Janssen filed a public…

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Janssen Seeks a Preliminary Injunction in BPCIA Ustekinumab Case Against Amgen

On March 1, 2023, Janssen filed a motion for preliminary injunction in Janssen Biotech, Inc. v. Amgen Inc., C.A. No. 22-1549-MN, seeking to enjoin Amgen from the commercial manufacturing, sale, and offer for sale of ABP 654, Amgen’s ustekinumab biosimilar.  On the same day, just prior to filing the motion,…

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EMA Adopts Positive Opinion for Amgen's Eculizumab Biosimilar Candidate BEKEMV®

European Medicines Agency

On February 23, 2023, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) adopted a positive opinion for BEKEMV®.  BEKEMV® is a biosimilar candidate referencing Alexion’s biological product SOLIRIS® (eculizumab), which is a recombinant humanized monoclonal IgG2/4κ antibody that binds to the human c5 complement protein.  SOLIRIS® is approved for the treatment of paroxysmal…

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Court Denies Amgen’s Motion to Dismiss and Motion to Stay Regeneron’s Antitrust Case

We previously reported on Regeneron’s antitrust suit against Amgen in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.  The case concerns Regeneron’s allegation that Amgen has violated antitrust law by engaging “in a persistent exclusionary campaign to deny patients the life-saving benefits of [] Regeneron’s cholesterol-reducing medication, Praluent® (alirocumab).” …

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Amgen Launches AMJEVITA—First Biosimilar to HUMIRA in the United States

Amgen announced today the launch of AMJEVITA (adalimumab-atto), a biosimilar to AbbVie’s HUMIRA (adalimumab), in the United States.  AMJEVITA was the first HUMIRA biosimilar approved by the FDA and is now the first to be launched in the United States. AMJEVITA is approved to treat seven inflammatory diseases, including moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis in adults,…

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