Tagged as: Litigation

GSK Sues Pfizer, Pharmacia & Upjohn & BioNTech for Infringing mRNA Vaccine Patents

Late last week, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals SA and GlaxoSmithKline LLC filed suit in the District of Delaware alleging that Pfizer, Pharmacia & Upjohn, BioNtech SE, BioNtech Manufacturing GMBH, and BioNTech US, Inc. infringe five U.S. patents directed to mRNA vaccine technology.  The Patents-In-Suit are U.S. Patent Nos. 11,638,693; 11,638,694; 11,666,534; 11,766,401;…

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DOJ Files False Claims Act Complaint Against Regeneron, Alleging Fraudulent Eylea Drug Pricing

As we previously reported, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) filed a lawsuit under the Anti-Kickback Statute against Regeneron Pharmaceuticals in the District of Massachusetts regarding Regeneron’s sales of Eylea in 2020.  The DOJ recently announced that it has filed another False Claims Act complaint against Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, alleging that…

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Federal Circuit Dismisses Appeals in Regeneron v. Mylan (Aflibercept) BPCIA Litigation

As we previously reported, trial in Regeneron Pharmaceutical, Inc.’s BPCIA case against Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Biocon Biologics, Inc. (collectively, “the Biocon Defendants”) regarding the Biocon Defendants’ proposed aflibercept biosimilar concluded on June 15, 2023 in the Northern District of West Virginia.  On December 27, 2023, the court entered judgment in the…

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Genentech and Dr. Reddy’s Settle BPCIA Rituximab Litigation

Genentech, Hoffmann-La Roche, and Biogen have settled their BPCIA litigation against Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (“DRL”) and Fresenius Kabi.   As we previously reported, Genentech, Hoffmann-La Roche, and Biogen filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey in November 2023, alleging that DRL’s proposed rituximab biosimilar…

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MDL Panel Grants Transfer of Aflibercept BPCIA Case

As we previously reported, on January 11, 2024, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Regeneron”) moved to establish a multi-district litigation (“MDL”) for its aflibercept BPCIA litigation, and to transfer its case against Amgen, Inc. (“Amgen”) to the Northern District of West Virginia under 28 U.S.C. § 1407.  The litigation consists of six…

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