Tagged as: Formycon

Updates on Aflibercept BPCIA Litigation

Regeneron files ex parte application for a preliminary injunction schedule in case against Amgen On Friday, January 20, 2024, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Regeneron”) filed an ex parte application for a scheduling order setting the schedule for preliminary injunction proceedings or, in the alternative, an emergency status conference.  Regeneron requested that…

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Biosimilar Regulatory Updates

Celltrion Submits BLA for Tocilizumab Biosimilar On January 28, 2024, Celltrion USA announced that it has completed submission of its application to the FDA for CT-P47, its proposed tocilizumab biosimilar.  CT-P47 references Genentech’s ACTEMRA, an interleukin 6 receptor antagonist indicated for adult rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic polyarthritis, and systemic juvenile…

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Updates on Aflibercept BPCIA Litigation

Regeneron Filed Complaint Against Amgen in C.D. Cal. Over ABP 938 Biosimilar to EYLEA On January 10, 2024, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Regeneron”) filed a Complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Amgen Inc. (“Amgen”) alleging infringement of 32 patents under the BPCIA based on Amgen’s…

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Year in Review: Top Legal Developments of 2023

As we settle into 2024, we reflect on the significant legal developments of 2023 that hold potential impact on the biologics and biosimilars market.  The following is a recap of some of the top five legal decisions and developments in the biosimilars and biologics space in 2023 that we covered…

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Regeneron’s Disputes with Celltrion, Samsung Bioepis, and Formcycon on Service and Personal Jurisdiction in Aflibercept BPCIA Litigation

As we have previously reported, in November 2023 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Regeneron”) filed complaints against Celltrion,  Samsung Bioepis and Formycon (collectively, “the Defendants”) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, alleging patent infringement under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (“BPCIA”) based on the…

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Updates on Aflibercept BPCIA Litigation

Emergency Motion for Entry of a PI Schedule Against Celltrion, Formcyon, and Samsung Bioepis On December 28, Regeneron filed emergency motions for entry of a PI schedule in its aflibercept BPCIA cases against Celltrion, Inc., Formycon AG, and Samsung Bioepis (“Samsung”).  Regeneron seeks a PI schedule to “ensure an orderly…

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Year in Review: Top Deals in 2023

According to PWC, “2023 was a reasonably strong year for the pharmaceutical and life sciences sector with both deal value and volume of M&A close to pre-pandemic levels.” Below is a recap of the top M&A deals in 2023 that focus on biologics and biosimilars and were covered on the…

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Recent Biosimilar Approvals

On December 7, 2023, Bio-Thera Solutions, Ltd. announced that the FDA has approved AVZIVI (bevacizumab-tnjn), a biosimilar referencing Genentech’s AVASTIN.  AVZIZI is the fifth bevacizumab biosimilar approved by the FDA, behind Amgen’s MVASI (bevacizumab-awwb), approved in September 2017; Pfizer’s ZIRABEV (bevacizumab-bvzr), approved in June 2019; Amneal’s ALYMSYS (bevacizumab-maly), approved in…

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Janssen and Samsung Bioepis Settle STELARA (Ustekinumab) Litigation

Samsung Bioepis recently reported that it has signed a settlement and license agreement with Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) in the United States relating to SB17, Samsung Bioepis’s ustekinumab biosimilar to J&J’s STELARA®. If SB17 is approved by the FDA, the license period in the United States will begin on February…

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Regeneron Sues Formycon AG for Proposed Biosimilar of EYLEA in West Virginia District Court

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Regeneron”) filed a Complaint on November 29, 2023, against Formycon AG (“Formycon”) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, alleging infringement of 39 patents under the BPCIA based on Formycon’s submission of an aBLA for FYB203, a proposed biosimilar of EYLEA (aflibercept). …

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