Benlysta® (belimumab)

BL 125370

Benlysta® (belimumab)

BL 125370

U.S. License Holder:

Human Genome Sciences Inc.

Date of License:

March-09-2011

Last Update:

November-30-2018

approved_indications FDA-Approved Indications


BENLYSTA (belimumab) is a B-lymphocyte stimulator (BLyS)-specific inhibitor indicated for the treatment of adult patients with active, autoantibody-positive, systemic lupus erythematosus who are receiving standard therapy.

approved_indications U.S. Patent Litigations

PACER

Case No(s):

U.S. Patent Nos.
4,816,567 (Recombinant Immunoglobin Preparations)

Plaintiffs
Human Genome Sciences Inc.

Defendants
City Of Hope; Genentech, Inc.

Status
Transferred (2:11-cv-06519 (C.D. Cal.))

BPCIA
N

U.S. Patent Nos.
7,923,221 (Methods of Making Antibody Heavy and Light Chains having Specificity for a Desired Antigen)

Plaintiffs
Human Genome Sciences Inc.

Defendants
City Of Hope; Genentech, Inc.

Status
Transferred (2:11-cv-06594 (C.D. Cal.))

BPCIA
N

U.S. Patent Nos.
7,923,221 (Methods of Making Antibody Heavy and Light Chains having Specificity for a Desired Antigen)

Plaintiffs
City Of Hope; Genentech, Inc.

Defendants
Glaxo Group Ltd; GlaxoSmithKline LLC; Human Genome Sciences Inc.; Lonza Biologics Inc.; Lonza Biologics PLC

Status
Dismissed

BPCIA
N

U.S. Patent Nos.
4,816,567 (Recombinant Immunoglobin Preparations) 6,331,415 (Methods of Producing Immunoglobulins, Vectors and Transformed Host Cells for Use Therein)

Plaintiffs
Human Genome Sciences Inc.; Glaxo Group Ltd; GlaxoSmithKline LLC

Defendants
City Of Hope; Genentech, Inc.

Status
Dismissed

BPCIA
N

U.S. Patent Nos.
7,923,221 (Methods of Making Antibody Heavy and Light Chains having Specificity for a Desired Antigen)

Plaintiffs
GlaxoSmithKline LLC; Human Genome Sciences Inc.

Defendants
City Of Hope; Genentech, Inc.

Status
Dismissed

BPCIA
N

Methodology

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