Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics Co., Ltd. (“Fujifilm”) recently announced that it will partner with Mylan N.V. (“Mylan”) to commercialize a biosimilar to adalimumab developed by Fujifilm.  Under the terms of the agreement, Fujifilm grants Mylan an exclusive license to commercialize the biosimilar in Europe, and will receive an up-front fee in return.  In addition, Fujifilm

Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics announced that its Medical Marketing Application (“MMA”) for FKB327, a biosimilar to AbbVie’s Humira® (adalimumab), has been accepted for review by the European Medicines Agency (“EMA”).  Adalimumab is a TNF (tumor necrosis factor) inhibitor that binds to TNF-alpha (TNF-α), preventing it from activating TNF receptors, which cause the inflammatory reactions associated