Tagged as: denosumab

Amneal Expands Oncology Offering with Two Denosumab Biosimilars

On October 12, Amneal announced that it will be adding two denosumab biosimilars to its oncology pipeline, referencing PROLIA and XGEVA. Denosumab is indicated for bone metastasis from various forms of cancer and for the prevention of bone pain and fractures, including osteoporosis-related injuries. Amneal announced that mAbxience will develop…

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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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Mabwell Announces Approval of Denosumab Biosimilar MAILISHU in China

On March 31, 2023, Mabwell announced that China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved MAILISHU, a denosumab biosimilar, for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk of fracture. MAILISHU was developed by Mabwell’s wholly owned subsidiary, T-Mab. Mabwell stated that MAILISHU is the world’s second approved…

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Sandoz Denosumab BLA Accepted by FDA

The US FDA has accepted a Biologics License Application (BLA) from Sandoz for a proposed denosumab biosimilar. In its press-release, Sandoz stated that the “application includes all indications covered by the reference medicines Prolia® (denosumab)* and Xgeva® (denosumab)* for treating a variety of conditions, including osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and…

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Chinese Market Biosimilar Update

This week, Bio-Thera Solutions announced that the China National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) has approved BAT1806, a biosimilar of ACTEMRA (tocilizumab).  BAT1806 is approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA), and cytokine release syndrome (CRS), and is the first tocilizumab biosimilar approved by any…

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Year in Review: Top Biosimilars-Related Regulatory Developments of 2022

As 2022 comes to a close, we review Big Molecule Watch’s top five biosimilar regulatory developments of the year: USPTO Outlines New Initiatives Regarding Drug Pricing In July, we reported that Katherine Vidal, the Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO, published a letter summarizing several…

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China Approves World’s First Denosumab Biosimilar

Luye Pharma Group announced last week that China’s National Medical Products Administration has approved a marketing launch of BOYOBEI® for treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk of fractures.  Luye Pharma Group, in conjunction with its subsidiary Boan Biotech, is now the first company in the world to receive…

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Biosimilars Licensing Agreement Updates

Earlier this week, Biocon Biologics Ltd. announced that it has entered into a strategic out-licensing agreement with Yoshindo Inc. to commercialize ustekinumab and denosumab biosimilars for the Japanese market.  Pursuant to the agreement, Yoshindo gets exclusive commercialization rights for the biosimilars in Japan, with an estimated market opportunity of $700…

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