Tagged as: Momenta

Federal Circuit Dismisses Momenta’s Appeal of Adverse Final Written Decision in Abatacept IPR

This morning, the Federal Circuit issued a precedential opinion dismissing Momenta’s appeal from the PTAB’s final written decision upholding the patentability of Bristol-Myers Squibb’s abatacept patents against Momenta’s IPR challenge. The Court dismissed Momenta’s appeal “for absence of standing/jurisdiction and for mootness.” As we have previously reported, although the Federal…

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AbbVie Grants Momenta Global Patent Licenses for Biosimilar of HUMIRA (Adalimumab)

Today, AbbVie and Momenta announced that they have entered into an agreement under which AbbVie has granted Momenta a global, royalty-bearing non-exclusive license to AbbVie’s intellectual property relating to Humira® (adalimumab).  According to the press releases, the deal authorizes Momenta to launch its adalimumab biosimilar, M923, in the United States…

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BMS and Momenta File Additional Letters Regarding Standing in Orencia IPR Appeal

As we reported here, Momenta is appealing a PTAB decision upholding the patentability of BMS’s U.S. Patent No. 8,476,239 (“the ’239 patent”), which relate to BMS’s Orencia® (abatacept) product.  Momenta has not yet filed an aBLA for its abatacept biosimilar candidate, M834, so one of the key issues on appeal is whether Momenta has Article III standing…

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Momenta and Mylan Collaborating to Develop Biosimilar of Eylea® (aflibercept)

Yesterday, Momenta Pharmaceuticals and Mylan announced a development strategy for M710, a proposed biosimilar of Regeneron’s Eylea® (aflibercept), including their plan to initiate a pivotal clinical trial in the first half of this year.  According to the joint press release, the trial will be a randomized, double-blind, active-control, multi-center study in…

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