Praluent® (alirocumab)

BL 125559

Praluent® (alirocumab)

BL 125559

U.S. License Holder:

Sanofi Aventis

Date of License:

July-24-2015

Last Update:

November-30-2018

approved_indications FDA-Approved Indications


PRALUENT (alirocumab) is a PCSK9 (Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9) inhibitor antibody indicated as adjunct to diet and maximally tolerated statin therapy for the treatment of adults with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) or clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, who require additional lowering of LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C).

approved_indications U.S. Patent Litigations

PACER

Case No(s):

U.S. Patent Nos.
8,563,698 (Antigen Binding Proteins to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9)) 8,829,165 (Antigen Binding Proteins to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9)) 8,859,741 (Antigen Binding Proteins to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9)) 8,871,913 (Antigen Binding Proteins to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9)) 8,871,914 (Antigen Binding Proteins to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9)) 8,883,983 (Antigen Binding Proteins to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9)) 8,889,834 (Antigen Binding Proteins to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9))

Plaintiffs
Amgen Inc.; Amgen Manufacturing, Ltd.; Amgen USA, Inc.

Defendants
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Sanofi; Sanofi-Aventis US LLC; Aventisub LLC

Federal Circuit Appeal(s)
17-1480

Supreme Court Appeal(s)
18-127

Status
Federal Circuit Decision Reversing-In-Part, Affirming-In-Part, Vacating-In-Part, and Remanding; Remand Pending; Petition for Rehearing En Banc Denied; Supreme Court Writ of Certiorari Pending

BPCIA
N

U.S. Patent Nos.
8,871,913 (Antigen Binding Proteins to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9)) 8,871,914 (Antigen Binding Proteins to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9))

Plaintiffs
Amgen Inc.

Defendants
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Sanofi; Sanofi-Aventis US LLC; Aventisub LLC

Federal Circuit Appeal(s)
17-1480

Supreme Court Appeal(s)
18-127

Status
Consolidated with 1:14-cv-01317 (D. Del.); Federal Circuit Decision Reversing-In-Part, Affirming-In-Part, Vacating-In-Part, and Remanding in Lead Case; Remand Pending (1:14-cv-01317; Fed. Cir. 2017-1480); Supreme Court Writ of Certiorari Pending

BPCIA
N

U.S. Patent Nos.
8,883,983 (Antigen Binding Proteins to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9))

Plaintiffs
Amgen Inc.

Defendants
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Sanofi; Sanofi-Aventis US LLC; Aventisub LLC

Federal Circuit Appeal(s)
17-1480

Supreme Court Appeal(s)
18-127

Status
Consolidated with 1:14-cv-01317 (D. Del.); Federal Circuit Decision Reversing-In-Part, Affirming-In-Part, Vacating-In-Part, and Remanding in Lead Case; Remand Pending (1:14-cv-01317; Fed. Cir. 2017-1480); Supreme Court Writ of Certiorari Pending

BPCIA
N

U.S. Patent Nos.
8,889,834 (Antigen Binding Proteins to Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin Kexin Type 9 (PCSK9))

Plaintiffs
Amgen Inc.

Defendants
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Sanofi; Sanofi-Aventis US LLC; Aventisub LLC

Federal Circuit Appeal(s)
17-1480

Supreme Court Appeal(s)
18-127

Status
Consolidated with 1:14-cv-01317 (D. Del.); Federal Circuit Decision Reversing-In-Part, Affirming-In-Part, Vacating-In-Part, and Remanding in Lead Case; Remand Pending (1:14-cv-01317; Fed. Cir. 2017-1480); Supreme Court Writ of Certiorari Pending

BPCIA
N

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

Plaintiffs
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Sanofi-Aventis US LLC

Defendants
City of Hope; Genentech, Inc.

Status
Dismissed

BPCIA
N

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