Tagged as: Hospira

Federal Circuit Denies Hospira’s Petition to Rehear Safe Harbor Ruling in Epoetin Biosimilar Dispute

The Federal Circuit has declined to reconsider its December 2019 affirmance of the district court ruling in the Amgen v. Hospira (epoetin alfa) dispute.  As we have previously reported, that ruling upheld a jury verdict finding (among other things) that Hospira’s manufacture of certain drug substance batches was not protected…

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Amgen Responds to Hospira’s Motion For Rehearing En Banc of the Safe Harbor Ruling in the Epoetin Biosimilar Dispute

We previously reported that Hospira filed a petition for rehearing en banc of the Federal Circuit’s affirmance of a $70 million damages award to Amgen in the parties’ BPCIA litigation regarding Hospira’s RETACRIT (epoetin alfa-epbx), a biosimilar of EPOGEN. Last week, Amgen filed its response. As background, in December 2019,…

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Hospira Appeals $80 Million Judgment in Epoetin Alfa Biosimilar Case

As we reported, last month in the Amgen v. Hospira litigation concerning Hospira’s Retacrit™ (epoetin alfa) biosimilar, the Delaware district court entered final judgment against Hospira, awarding Amgen $70 million in damages and approximately $10 million in pre-judgment interest, plus post-judgment interest in an amount to be determined at a…

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Judge Sets Trial Date in Janssen v. Celltrion Should Summary Judgment Be Denied

As we reported here, in the patent dispute between Janssen and Defendants Celltrion and Hospira relating to Inflectra® (infliximab-dyyb), a biosimilar of Remicade®, there are multiple motions for summary judgment pending before Judge Wolf in the District of Massachusetts. Both parties have filed competing summary judgment motions directed to damages issues. Additionally, Defendants have filed a motion…

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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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Janssen v. Celltrion: Janssen Appeals Judgment Invalidating the ’471 Patent

As we previously reported, on September 26, 2016, the district court in Janssen v. Celltrion entered partial final judgment that the ’471 patent, asserted by Janssen, was invalid.  Today, Janssen filed a notice that they are appealing the district court’s judgment to the Federal Circuit. Meanwhile, Celltrion’s partner Pfizer announced last week that it will begin shipping…

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