On December 20, 2017, Bristol Myers Squibb Company, Bavarian Nordic, and Enzo Biochem, Inc. filed an amicus brief in support of Amgen’s petition for rehearing en banc. We reported previously that on November 6, 2017, Amgen filed a petition for rehearing en banc of a Federal Circuit panel’s decision vacating a permanent injunction against

On December 5, 2017, the Federal Circuit held oral argument in Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, 17-1694. The case comes on appeal from an IPR decision where the Board declined to find U.S. Patent No. 8,476,239 (“the ʼ239 patent”) unpatentable as obvious. The ʼ239 patent covers Bristol-Myers Squibb’s (“BMS”) Orencia® product, a