Tagged as: Biocon

MDL Panel Grants Transfer of Aflibercept BPCIA Case

As we previously reported, on January 11, 2024, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Regeneron”) moved to establish a multi-district litigation (“MDL”) for its aflibercept BPCIA litigation, and to transfer its case against Amgen, Inc. (“Amgen”) to the Northern District of West Virginia under 28 U.S.C. § 1407.  The litigation consists of six…

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Biocon Settles with Bayer and Regeneron, Securing Canada Market Entry Date for Aflibercept Biosimilar

On March 4, Biocon Biologics Ltd. announced it has signed a settlement agreement with Bayer Inc. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. regarding YESAFILI, Biocon’s proposed biosimilar to EYLEA (aflibercept). The settlement resolves multiple patent infringement proceedings in the Federal Court of Canada. Under the agreement, Biocon can launch YESAFILI in Canada…

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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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PTAB Institutes Celltrion and Biocon IPRs on Regeneron Aflibercept Dosing Patent

Late last month, a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) panel instituted two petitions that were filed separately by Celltrion and Biocon for inter partes review (“IPR”) of Regeneron’s U.S. Patent 11,253,572 (“the ’572 patent”) and joined the two IPR proceedings with a pending IPR proceeding filed by Samsung Bioepis…

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Year in Review: Top Regulatory Developments of 2023

As we kick off 2024, we reflect on regulatory developments in the biologics and biosimilars space in 2023.  Below are some of the top regulatory developments from 2023. FDA Approvals In 2023, there were 23 FDA approvals of Biologic License Applications, including for Vertex’s CASGEVY and Bluebird’s LYFGENIA, the first…

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Breaking: Judgment in Regeneron v. Mylan (aflibercept) BPCIA Case Finding Some Claims of Asserted Patents Valid and Infringed

As previously reported by Big Molecule Watch, trial in Regeneron’s BPCIA case against Biocon regarding Biocon’s proposed aflibercept biosimilar concluded on June 15, 2023 in the Northern District of West Virginia.  The patents-at-issue are directed to formulations and dosing regimens for aflibercept, an anti-VEGF treatment for retinal disorders including age-related…

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