Tagged as: BPCIA

New BPCIA Complaint: Amgen Sues Pfizer over Proposed Filgrastim Biosimilar

Today, Amgen filed against Mylan concerning its Fulphila® (pegfilgrastim-jmdb) biosimilar of Neulasta®, and against Adello concerning its proposed filgrastim biosimilar. According to the complaint, the parties engaged in the patent dance, during which the parties negotiated and ultimately agreed that, of the seven patents that Amgen identified on its list…

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BPCIA Litigation Roundup (Q2 2018)

Below is our second quarter update on the U.S. patent litigations concerning proposed or approved biosimilar products. For additional details, please consult our previous quarterly updates (Q3 2016, Q4 2016, Q1 2017, Q2 2017, Q3 2017, Q4 2017, Q1 2018). Please also refer to our BPCIA Patent Litigation and Federal…

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Proposed Amendment to Hatch-Waxman and BPCIA Could Curb IPRs by Generic and Biosimilar Applicants

On June 13, Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), co-author of the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act (aka the “Hatch-Waxman Act”), proposed an amendment in the Senate Judiciary Committee to modify the inter partes review (IPR) process for pharmaceuticals.  The amendment, titled the Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act of 2018, would require aBLA…

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Court Grants Amgen’s Motion To Dismiss Genentech’s Declaratory Judgment Counts in Mvasi™ Litigation, and Sets June 2020 Trial Date

We previously reported that in the ongoing Genentech v. Amgen litigation regarding Amgen’s proposed bevacizumab biosimilar, Mvasi™, Amgen moved to dismiss Genentech’s declaratory judgement counts relating to when Amgen could begin commercial marketing of its product.  In particular, Genentech had sought a judgment that Amgen could not market its product…

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Janssen v. Celltrion: Motions to Exclude or Limit Evidence and Testimony from the Upcoming Trial

With the pre-trial conference set to begin on February 6, 2017, the parties in Janssen v. Celltrion have filed several motions seeking to exclude or limit certain evidence and testimony that may be offered at trial. Expert Testimony Celltrion has filed a motion to exclude the opinions of Janssen’s proffered expert…

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Update: Obamacare and TPP

While Donald Trump’s victory has made world headlines, what may be less well known to our readers is that the election also gave Trump’s Republican Party majority control of both the House and the Senate.  For the first time in many years, Republicans will control both the White House and…

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Will Trump's Election Impact the BPCIA?

The election last night of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States may have far-reaching consequences on numerous legal and policy issues, including immigration, international trade, and health care. Although we are not aware of President-elect Trump ever directly mentioning biosimilars on the campaign trail, it is…

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