Tagged as: Mylan

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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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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Updates on Aflibercept BPCIA Litigation

Regeneron’s request for multi-district litigation As we previously reported, on January 11, 2024, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Regeneron”) filed a motion seeking to establish a multi-district litigation (“MDL”) encompassing the aflibercept BPCIA cases it has filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia and transfer its case against…

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PTAB Issues Final Written Decisions Finding Claims of Aflibercept-related Patents Invalid

On January 9, 2024, the PTAB issued final written decisions in IPR2022-01225 and IPR2022-01226, filed by Mylan on two Regeneron patents directed to dosing of aflibercept — U.S. Patent Nos. 10,130,681 and 10,888,601.  The PTAB ruled that all challenged claims of the ’681 patent (claims 1, 3-11, 13, 14, 16-24,…

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Breaking: Judgment in Regeneron v. Mylan (aflibercept) BPCIA Case Finding Some Claims of Asserted Patents Valid and Infringed

As previously reported by Big Molecule Watch, trial in Regeneron’s BPCIA case against Biocon regarding Biocon’s proposed aflibercept biosimilar concluded on June 15, 2023 in the Northern District of West Virginia.  The patents-at-issue are directed to formulations and dosing regimens for aflibercept, an anti-VEGF treatment for retinal disorders including age-related…

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Regeneron Sues Samsung Bioepis for Proposed Biosimilar of EYLEA in West Virginia District Court

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Regeneron”) filed a Complaint on November 22 against Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. (“Bioepis”) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, alleging infringement of 37 patents under the BPCIA based on Bioepis’s submission of an aBLA for SB15, a proposed biosimilar of EYLEA…

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Meitheal Announces Exclusive Commercial Licensing Agreement for Insulin Biosimilars in the US

Meitheal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Meitheal”) has entered into an exclusive licensing deal with Tonghua Dongbao Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (“THDB”) to market three insulin biosimilars (insulin aspart, insulin lispro, and insulin glargine) in the United States.  The agreement grants Meitheal and its parent company, Nanjing King-Friend Biochemical Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (“NKF”), exclusive…

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Samsung Bioepis Files IPR Petition Challenging Regeneron Aflibercept Patent

On August 18, Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. (“Samsung Bioepis”), filed a petition for Inter Partes Review, IPR2023-01312, challenging the validity of claims 1-18 of U.S. Patent No. 10,464,992, assigned to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Regeneron”).  According to the petition, the ’992 patent claims “encompass a formulation comprising the VEGF inhibitor protein,…

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Update: Post-Trial Briefing in Regeneron v. Mylan Aflibercept BPCIA Case Now Complete

We previously reported on the opening post-trial briefs in Regeneron’s BPCIA case against Mylan and Biocon (who was added as a defendant after the original defendant, Mylan, transferred its rights to the aflibercept biosimilar to Biocon). Now, post-trial briefing is complete. The parties submitted their responsive briefs on July 24,…

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