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FDA Accepts Samsung Bioepis’ and Organon’s sBLA for their Citrate-Free, High-Concentration HUMIRA (Adalimumab) Biosimilar Candidate

Last week, Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. and Organon & Co. announced that the FDA accepted for review their supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for a citrate-free, high-concentration (100 mg/mL) formulation of SB5 (adalimumab-bwwd), a biosimilar referencing HUMIRA (adalimumab). The FDA previously approved SB5 under the brand name HADLIMA as a low-concentration…

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Year in Review: Top-Five U.S. Biosimilar Market Developments of 2021

As we ring in the new year, we look back at the top U.S. biosimilar market developments of 2021. Here are our top five: 1. SEMGLEE Launches As First-Ever Interchangeable Biosimilar In July, the FDA approved Viatris Inc.’s (formerly Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.) SEMGLEE (insulin-glargine-yfgn), a biosimilar to LANTUS (insulin glargine)….

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Innovent Announces Results of Phase III Trial of Sintilimab and Bevacizumab Combination Therapy In Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer

Innovent Biologics, Inc. announced the results of the Phase III ORIENT-31 study evaluating sintilimab in combination with BYVASDA (bevacizumab biosimilar) for the treatment of non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer.  According to the press release, patients receiving sintilimab plus BYVASDA combined with chemotherapy (pemetrexed and cisplatin) demonstrated an improvement in progression-free…

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Now Available! Updated Goodwin’s Guide to Biosimilars Litigation and Regulation in the U.S., 2020-2021

As regular Big Molecule Watch readers know, the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (“BPCIA”) was signed into law as part of the Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010, creating an abbreviated licensure pathway for “biosimilar” and “interchangeable” biological products. The BPCIA also introduced a new scheme to resolve…

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Coherus and Junshi Biosciences Announce FDA Acceptance of Toripalimab BLA

Last week, Coherus and Junshi Biosciences announced that the FDA accepted their BLA for toripalimab in combination with gemcitabine and cisplatin for the first-line treatment of patients with advanced recurrent or metastatic nasopharyngeal carcinoma (“NPC”) and toripalimab monotherapy for the second-line or above treatment of recurrent or metastatic NPC after…

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