The Federal Circuit recently held[1] in a 2-1 decision that there was substantial evidence supporting a jury finding that Teva was liable for induced infringement for an indication carved out of its skinny label for its generic version of carvedilol.

The case concerned GSK’s United States Patent No. 4,503,067 (“the ’067 patent”) and Reissue

Pharmaceutical companies Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Alvotech announced on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, that they will be entering into an exclusive partnership for the commercialization of biosimilar products in the United States.  This partnership aims to combine Teva’s long-standing commercial presence and extensive infrastructure in the U.S. market with Alvotech’s scientific experience and state-of-the-art

Last week, Eli Lilly and Company (“Lilly”) announced that galcanezumab met its primary endpoint in a Phase 3 study of patients with episodic cluster headaches. Lilly previously announced that galcanezumab met its primary endpoints in three different Phase 3 studies evaluating its effectiveness in preventing episodic and chronic migraine.

The episodic cluster headache study was

Last week, Novartis and Amgen announced the FDA approved Aimovig™ (erenumab) for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults.  The FDA granted approval to Amgen; however, Amgen and Novartis have entered into a global collaboration to develop and commercialize treatments in the field of migraine. As part of this agreement, the two companies will co-commercialize

In October, we reported on a growing number of IPR challenges to Genentech’s U.S. Patent No. 6,407,213 (“the ʼ213 patent”) to Carter. The ’213 patent, “Method for making humanized antibodies,” which Genentech has stated in SEC filings covers technology used in developing the breast cancer drug Herceptin® (trastuzumab), has since been asserted or is otherwise

We previously reported that on January 11, 2018, Celltrion, Inc., Celltrion Healthcare, Co. Ltd. (collectively “Celltrion”), Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH, and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA (collectively “Teva”) filed suit seeking declaratory judgment that thirty-eight patents relating to Herceptin® (trastuzumab) are non-infringed, invalid, or unenforceable.  That same day, Celltrion and Teva also filed a suit seeking declaratory

On January 11, 2018, Celltrion, Inc., Celltrion Healthcare, Co. Ltd. (collectively “Celltrion”), Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH, and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA (collectively “Teva”) filed suit against Genentech, Inc., Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., and City of Hope seeking declaratory judgment that thirty-eight patents relating to Herceptin® (trastuzumab) are non-infringed, invalid, and/or unforceable. According to Celltrion and Teva, a

Amgen and Allergan recently announced that they submitted a Biologics License Application (“BLA”) for ABP 980, a proposed biosimilar to Genentech’s Herceptin® (trastuzumab), to the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”).  According to the press release, Amgen and Allegan have “formed a collaboration to develop and commercialize, on a worldwide basis, four oncology antibody biosimilar medicines.”