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Federal Circuit Finds No Biosimilars Application Means No Case Or Controversy For Sandoz

In Sandoz Inc. v. Amgen Inc., the Federal Circuit upheld the district court decision dismissing Sandoz’s declaratory judgment action for lack of jurisdiction. Although this may be the first Federal Circuit decision relating to a possible “biosimilar” product, the court was careful to steer clear of the biosimilars statute. Apparently the judges aren’t the only … Continue reading this entry

A Look At Abbott's Citizen Petition Against The Biologics Price Competition And Innovation Act

I am pleased to introduce Taylor Corbitt as a new author for PharmaPatentsBlog. Taylor is an associate in our Chemical, Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Practice and works out of our Chicago office. ~Courtenay Brinckerhoff When the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, those hoping to benefit from the portion … Continue reading this entry

FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Biosimilars

On February 9, 2012, the FDA issued long-awaited (draft) guidance documents on biosimilars. The three guidance documents address scientific considerations, quality considerations, and implementation of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009, with a focus on therapeutic protein products. As set forth in the FDA news release, the FDA will seek public comments … Continue reading this entry