Rituxan® (rituximab)

BL 103705 [BL 103737]

Rituxan® (rituximab)

BL 103705 [BL 103737]

U.S. License Holder:

Genentech [IDEC Pharmaceuticals Corp.]

Date of License:

November-26-1997

Last Update:

November-30-2018

approved_indications FDA-Approved Indications


BL 103705: RITUXAN (rituximab) is a CD20-directed cytolytic antibody indicated for the treatment of patients with:

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL): Relapsed or refractory, low grade or follicular, CD20-positive B-cell NHL as a single agent; Previously untreated follicular, CD20-positive, B-cell NHL in combination with first line chemotherapy and, in patients achieving a complete or partial response to Rituxan in combination with chemotherapy, as single-agent maintenance therapy; Non-progressing (including stable disease), low-grade, CD20-positive, B-cell NHL as a single agent after first-line cyclophosphamide, vincristine, and prednisone (CVP) chemotherapy; Previously untreated diffuse large B-cell, CD20-positive NHL in combination with (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone) (CHOP) or other anthracycline-based chemotherapy regimens;

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL): Previously untreated and previously treated CD20-positive CLL in combination with fludarabine and cyclophosphamide (FC);

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) in combination with methotrexate in adult patients with moderately-to severely-active RA who have inadequate response to one or more TNF antagonist therapies;

Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPA) (Wegener's Granulomatosis) and Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA) in adult patients in combination with glucocorticoids;

Moderate to severe Pemphigus Vulgaris (PV) in adult patients.

BL 103737: RITUXAN (rituximab) is indicated for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory, low-grade or follicular, CD20-positive, B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

approved_indications aBLA / 505(b)(2) Activity


aBLA / 505(b)(2) Approved by FDA

Truxima® (CT-P10): Celltrion/Teva (November-2018)

aBLA / 505(b)(2) Accepted by FDA

Rixathon®: Sandoz (September-2017; Complete Response Letter May-2018)

approved_indications Approved Foreign Follow-On Biologics / Biosimilars


Biosimilars Approved In The E.U.

Blitzima (Celltrion) (July-2017)
Ritemvia (Celltrion) (July-2017)
Rituzena (Celltrion) (July-2017)
Rixathon® (Sandoz) (June-2017)
Riximyo (Sandoz) (June-2017)
Truxima® (Celltrion) (February-2017)

Biosimilars Approved In Australia

Riximyo® (Sandoz) (November-2017)
Truxima® (Celltrion) (April-2018)

Biosimilars Approved In South Korea

Truxima® (CT P10) (Celltrion) (November-2016)

approved_indications Inter Partes Review Proceedings

PTAB Portal

IPR Case No(s):

U.S. Patent No.
7,820,161 (Treatment Of Autoimmune Diseases)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.; Biogen IDEC, Inc.; Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Y

Settled / Challenged Claims Disclaimed / Challenge Terminated
Y- Petitioner Requested Adverse Judgment After Institution

IPR Status
IPR Terminated After Institution (Petitioner Requested Adverse Judgment)

U.S. Patent No.
7,976,838 (Therapy of Autoimmune Disease in a Patient With an Inadequate Response to a TNF-alpha Inhibitor)

Patent Owner
Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 102
Method of Treatment

§ 102 Challenge Instituted
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Y

Settled / Challenged Claims Disclaimed / Challenge Terminated
Y- Petitioner Requested Adverse Judgment After Institution

IPR Status
IPR Terminated After Institution (Petitioner Requested Adverse Judgment)

U.S. Patent No.
8,329,172 (Combination Therapies for B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibody)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.; Biogen IDEC, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 102
Method of Treatment

§ 102 Challenge Instituted
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted

U.S. Patent No.
7,976,838 (Therapy of Autoimmune Disease in a Patient with an Inadequate Response to a TNF-alpha Inhibitor)

Patent Owner
Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Celltrion, Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Terminated Prior to Institution Decision

Settled / Challenged Claims Disclaimed / Challenge Terminated
Y- Petitioner Requested Dismissal Prior to Institution Decision

IPR Status
IPR Terminated Prior to Institution Decision (Petitioner Requested Dismissal Without Prejudice)

U.S. Patent No.
7,820,161 (Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.; Biogen IDEC, Inc.; Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Celltrion, Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Terminated Prior to Institution Decision

Settled / Challenged Claims Disclaimed / Challenge Terminated
Y- Petitioner Requested Dismissal Prior to Institution Decision

IPR Status
IPR Terminated Prior to Institution Decision (Petitioner Requested Dismissal Without Prejudice)

U.S. Patent No.
7,820,161 (Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.; Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.; Celltrion, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH f/k/a Ivax International GmbH

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Y

Final Written Decision Issued
Y

Federal Circuit Appeal(s)
18-1885; 18-1924 (consolidated with 18-1885)

IPR Status
Final Written Decision (No Instituted Claim Found Unpatentable); Federal Circuit Appeal 18-1924 Dismissed; Federal Circuit Appeal 18-1885 Ongoing

U.S. Patent No.
7,976,838 (Therapy of Autoimmune Disease in a Patient with an Inadequate Response to a TNF-alpha Inhibitor)

Patent Owner
Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.; Celltrion, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH f/k/a Ivax International GmbH

§ 102 Challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 102
Method of Treatment

§ 102 Challenge Instituted
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted; Request for Rehearing Denied

U.S. Patent No.
8,329,172 (Combination Therapies for B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibody)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.; Celltrion, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH

§ 102 Challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 102
Method of Treatment

§ 102 Challenge Instituted
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted

U.S. Patent No.
8,557,244 (Treatment of Aggressive Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma with Anti-CD20 Antibody)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.; Celltrion, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted; Petitioner Request for Rehearing of Institution Decision Denied

U.S. Patent No.
9,296,821 (Combination Therapies for B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibodies)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.; Celltrion, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH

§ 102 Challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 102
Method of Treatment

§ 102 Challenge Instituted
Y

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Y

Final Written Decision Issued
Y

IPR Status
Petitioner Request for Rehearing of Institution Decision Denied; Final Written Decision (All Instituted Claims Found Unpatentable)

U.S. Patent No.
7,820,161 (Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.; Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Pfizer Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Y

Final Written Decision Issued
Y

Federal Circuit Appeal(s)
18-1885; 18-1924 (consolidated with 18-1885)

IPR Status
Joined with IPR2016-01614; Final Written Decision (No Instituted Claim Found Unpatentable); Federal Circuit Appeal 18-1924 Dismissed; Federal Circuit Appeal 18-1885 Ongoing

U.S. Patent No.
8,329,172 (Combination Therapies For B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibody)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Pfizer Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted; Petitioner's Request for Rehearing Pending

U.S. Patent No.
8,557,244 (Treatment of Aggressive Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma with Anti-CD20 Antibody)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Pfizer Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted; Petitioner's Request for Rehearing Denied

U.S. Patent No.
8,821,873 (Treatment of Diffuse Large-Cell Lymphoma With Anti-CD20 Antibody)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Pfizer Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Y

Final Written Decision Issued
Y

IPR Status
Final Written Decision (All Instituted Claims Found Unpatentable)

U.S. Patent No.
7,682,612 (Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies Associated with Circulating Tumor Cells Using Chimeric Anti-CD20 Antibody)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.; Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.; Celltrion, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted

U.S. Patent No.
8,206,711 (Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Using Anti-CD20 Antibodies)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.; Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.; Celltrion, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH

§ 102 Challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 102
Method of Treatment

§ 102 Challenge Instituted
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted

U.S. Patent No.
7,682,612 (Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies Associated with Circulating Tumor Cells Using Chimeric Anti-CD20 Antibody)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.; Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.; Celltrion, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH

§ 102 Challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 102
Method of Treatment

§ 102 Challenge Instituted
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted

U.S. Patent No.
7,976,838 (Therapy of Autoimmune Disease in a Patient with an Inadequate Response to a TNF-alpha Inhibitor)

Patent Owner
Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Pfizer, Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Y

IPR Status
IPR Trial Ongoing

U.S. Patent No.
7,976,838 (Therapy of Autoimmune Disease in a Patient with an Inadequate Response to a TNF-alpha Inhibitor)

Patent Owner
Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Sandoz, Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted

U.S. Patent No.
7,976,838 (Therapy of Autoimmune Disease in a Patient with an Inadequate Response to a TNF-alpha Inhibitor)

Patent Owner
Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Sandoz, Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted

U.S. Patent No.
7,682,612 (Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies Associated with Circulating Tumor Cells Using Chimeric Anti-CD20 Antibody)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.; Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Pfizer, Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted

U.S. Patent No.
8,206,711 (Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Using Anti-CD20 Antibodies)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.; Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Pfizer, Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted

U.S. Patent No.
8,545,843 (Treatment of Vasculitis)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Pfizer, Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
N

IPR Status
IPR Not Instituted

U.S. Patent No.
9,296,821 (Combination Therapies for B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibodies)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Pfizer, Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 102
Method of Treatment

§ 102 Challenge Instituted
Y

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Y

Settled / Challenged Claims Disclaimed / Challenge Terminated
Y- Joint Request to Terminate

IPR Status
Terminated After Institution

U.S. Patent No.
9,504,744 (Treatment of Diffuse Large-Cell Lymphoma with Anti-CD20 Antibody)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Pfizer, Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Terminated Prior to Institution Decision

Settled / Challenged Claims Disclaimed / Challenge Terminated
Y- Petitioner Requested Dismissal with Prejudice Prior to Institution Decision

IPR Status
Terminated Prior to Institution Decision (Petitioner Requested Dismissal with Prejudice)

U.S. Patent No.
8,329,172 (Combination Therapies For B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibody)

Patent Owner
Biogen Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Pfizer Inc.

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Y

IPR Status
IPR Trial Ongoing

U.S. Patent No.
7,976,838 (Therapy of Autoimmune Disease in a Patient with an Inadequate Response to a TNF-alpha Inhibitor)

Patent Owner
Genentech, Inc.

Petitioner(s)
Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.; Celltrion, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH

§ 102 Challenge
N

§ 103 challenge
Y

Claim Types Challenged Under § 103
Method of Treatment

§ 103 Challenge Instituted
Y; Joined with IPR2017-01923

IPR Status
IPR Trial Ongoing; Joined with IPR2017-01923

approved_indications U.S. Patent Litigations

PACER

Case No(s):

U.S. Patent Nos.
6,121,428 (Protein Recovery) 6,331,415 (Methods of Producing Immunoglobulins, Vectors and Transformed Host Cells for Use Therein) 6,489,447 (Protein Purification) 6,610,516 (Cell Culture Process) 6,620,918 (Separation of Polypeptide Monomers) 6,870,034 (Protein Purification) 7,381,560 (Expression and Use of Anti-CD20 Antibodies) 7,485,704 (Reducing Protein A Leaching During Protein A Affinity Chromatography) 7,807,799 (Reducing Protein A Leaching During Protein A Affinity Chromatography) 7,820,161 (Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases) 7,923,221 (Methods of Making Antibody Heavy and Light Chains having Specificity for a Desired Antigen) 7,976,838 (Therapy of Autoimmune Disease in a Patient with an Inadequate Response to a TNF-alpha Inhibitor) 8,206,711 (Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Using Anti-CD20 Antibodies) 8,314,225 (Heavy Chain Mutant Leading to Improved Immunoglobulin Production) 8,329,172 (Combination Therapies For B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibody) 8,512,983 (Production of Proteins in Glutamine-Free Cell Culture Media) 8,545,843 (Treatment of Vasculitis) 8,557,244 (Treatment of Aggressive Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma with Anti-CD20 Antibody) 8,574,869 (Prevention of Disulfide Bond Reduction During Recombinant Production of Polypeptides) 8,710,196 (Protein Purification) 8,821,873 (Treatment of Diffuse Large-Cell Lymphoma With Anti-CD20 Antibody) 9,296,821 (Combination Therapies for B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibodies) 9,504,744 (Treatment of Diffuse Large-Cell Lymphoma with Anti-CD20 Antibody) 9,714,293 (Production of Proteins in Glutamine-free Cell Culture Media)

Plaintiffs
Biogen, Inc.; City of Hope; Genentech, Inc.

Defendants
Sandoz GmbH; Sandoz Inc.; Sandoz International GmbH

Status
Case Ongoing

BPCIA
Y

U.S. Patent Nos.
6,121,428 (Protein Recovery) 6,242,177 (Methods and Compositions for Secretion of Heterologous Polypeptides) 6,331,415 (Methods of Producing Immunoglobulins, Vectors and Transformed Host Cells for Use Therein) 6,417,335 (Protein Purification) 6,455,043 (Combination Therapies for B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibody) 6,489,447 (Protein Purification) 6,586,206 (Methods for Making Recombinant Proteins Using Apoptosis Inhibitors) 6,610,516 (Cell Culture Process) 6,620,918 (Separation of Polypeptide Monomers) 6,716,602 (Metabolic Rate Shifts in Fermentations Expressing Recombinant Proteins) 7,381,560 (Expression and Use of Anti-CD20 Antibodies) 7,390,660 (Methods for Growing Mammalian Cells In Vitro) 7,485,704 (Reducing Protein A Leaching During Protein A Affinity Chromatography) 7,682,612 (Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies Associated with Circulating Tumor Cells Using Chimeric Anti-CD20 Antibody) 7,807,799 (Reducing Protein A Leaching During Protein A Affinity Chromatography) 7,820,161 (Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases) 7,923,221 (Methods of Making Antibody Heavy and Light Chains having Specificity for a Desired Antigen) 7,976,838 (Therapy of Autoimmune Disease in a Patient with an Inadequate Response to a TNF-alpha Inhibitor) 8,044,017 (Protein Purification) 8,206,711 (Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Using Anti-CD20 Antibodies) 8,329,172 (Combination Therapies For B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibody) 8,357,301 (Chromatography Equipment Characterization) 8,460,895 (Method for Producing Recombinant Proteins with a Constant Content of pCO2 in the Medium) 8,512,983 (Production of Proteins in Glutamine-Free Cell Culture Media) 8,545,843 (Treatment of Vasculitis) 8,557,244 (Treatment of Aggressive Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma with Anti-CD20 Antibody) 8,574,869 (Prevention of Disulfide Bond Reduction During Recombinant Production of Polypeptides) 8,633,302 (Variable Tangential Flow Filtration) 8,710,196 (Protein Purification) 8,771,988 (Protein Expression from Multiple Nucleic Acids) 8,821,873 (Treatment of Diffuse Large-Cell Lymphoma With Anti-CD20 Antibody) 8,822,655 (Pre-filtration Adjustment of Buffer Solutes) 9,047,438 (Chromatography Equipment Characterization) 9,080,183 (Promoter) 9,296,821 (Combination Therapies for B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibodies) 9,428,548 (Enhanced Protein Purification Through a Modified Protein A Elution) 9,428,766 (Protein Expression from Multiple Nucleic Acids) 9,487,809 (Decreasing Lactate Level and Increasing Polypeptide Production by Downregulating the Expression of Lactate Dehydrogenase and Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Kinase) 9,504,744 (Treatment of Diffuse Large-Cell Lymphoma with Anti-CD20 Antibody) 9,714,293 (Production of Proteins in Glutamine-free Cell Culture Media)

Plaintiffs
Biogen, Inc.; City of Hope; Genentech, Inc.; Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.

Defendants
Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.; Celltrion, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH; Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Status
Requested Dismissal due to Settlement

BPCIA
Y

U.S. Patent Nos.
6,331,415 (Methods of Producing Immunoglobulins, Vectors and Transformed Host Cells for Use Therein) 6,489,447 (Protein Purification) 6,610,516 (Cell Culture Process) 6,620,918 (Separation of Polypeptide Monomers) 7,381,560 (Expression and Use of Anti-CD20 Antibodies) 7,485,704 (Reducing Protein A Leaching During Protein A Affinity Chromatography) 7,807,799 (Reducing Protein A Leaching During Protein A Affinity Chromatography) 7,820,161 (Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases) 7,923,221 (Methods of Making Antibody Heavy and Light Chains having Specificity for a Desired Antigen) 7,976,838 (Therapy of Autoimmune Disease in a Patient with an Inadequate Response to a TNF-alpha Inhibitor) 8,206,711 (Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Using Anti-CD20 Antibodies) 8,329,172 (Combination Therapies For B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibody) 8,545,843 (Treatment of Vasculitis) 8,557,244 (Treatment of Aggressive Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma with Anti-CD20 Antibody) 8,574,869 (Prevention of Disulfide Bond Reduction During Recombinant Production of Polypeptides) 8,821,873 (Treatment of Diffuse Large-Cell Lymphoma With Anti-CD20 Antibody) 9,296,821 (Combination Therapies for B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibodies) 9,504,744 (Treatment of Diffuse Large-Cell Lymphoma with Anti-CD20 Antibody)

Plaintiffs
Biogen, Inc.; City of Hope; Genentech, Inc.; Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.

Defendants
Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.; Celltrion, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH; Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Status
Requested Dismissal due to Settlement

BPCIA
Y

U.S. Patent Nos.
5,849,522 (Enhancer for Eukaryotic Expression Systems) 6,218,140 (Enhancer for Eukaryotic Expression Systems)

Plaintiffs
Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH; Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC; Sanofi-Aventis U.S. Inc.

Defendants
Biogen IDEC, Inc.; Genentech, Inc.

Federal Circuit Appeal(s)
12-1454

Status
Case Terminated

BPCIA
N

U.S. Patent Nos.
5,849,522 (Enhancer for Eukaryotic Expression Systems) 6,218,140 (Enhancer for Eukaryotic Expression Systems)

Plaintiffs
Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH

Defendants
Biogen IDEC, Inc.; Genentech, Inc.

Federal Circuit Appeal(s)
12-1454

Status
Case Terminated

BPCIA
N

U.S. Patent Nos.
6,331,415 (Methods of Producing Immunoglobulins, Vectors and Transformed Host Cells for Use Therein) 6,417,335 (Protein Purification) 6,455,043 (Combination Therapies for B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibody) 6,489,447 (Protein Purification) 6,586,206 (Methods for Making Recombinant Proteins Using Apoptosis Inhibitors) 6,610,516 (Cell Culture Process) 6,620,918 (Separation of Polypeptide Monomers) 6,716,602 (Metabolic Rate Shifts in Fermentations Expressing Recombinant Proteins) 7,390,660 (Methods for Growing Mammalian Cells In Vitro) 7,485,704 (Reducing Protein A Leaching During Protein A Affinity Chromatography) 7,682,612 (Treatment of Hematologic Malignancies Associated with Circulating Tumor Cells Using Chimeric Anti-CD20 Antibody) 7,807,799 (Reducing Protein A Leaching During Protein A Affinity Chromatography) 7,820,161 (Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases) 7,923,221 (Methods of Making Antibody Heavy and Light Chains having Specificity for a Desired Antigen) 7,976,838 (Therapy of Autoimmune Disease in a Patient with an Inadequate Response to a TNF-alpha Inhibitor) 8,044,017 (Protein Purification) 8,206,711 (Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Using Anti-CD20 Antibodies) 8,329,172 (Combination Therapies For B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibody) 8,357,301 (Chromatography Equipment Characterization) 8,460,895 (Method for Producing Recombinant Proteins with a Constant Content of pCO2 in the Medium) 8,512,983 (Production of Proteins in Glutamine-Free Cell Culture Media) 8,545,843 (Treatment of Vasculitis) 8,557,244 (Treatment of Aggressive Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma with Anti-CD20 Antibody) 8,574,869 (Prevention of Disulfide Bond Reduction During Recombinant Production of Polypeptides) 8,633,302 (Variable Tangential Flow Filtration) 8,710,196 (Protein Purification) 8,771,988 (Protein Expression from Multiple Nucleic Acids) 8,821,873 (Treatment of Diffuse Large-Cell Lymphoma With Anti-CD20 Antibody) 8,822,655 (Pre-filtration Adjustment of Buffer Solutes) 9,047,438 (Chromatography Equipment Characterization) 9,080,183 (Promoter) 9,296,821 (Combination Therapies for B-Cell Lymphomas Comprising Administration of Anti-CD20 Antibodies) 9,428,548 (Enhanced Protein Purification Through a Modified Protein A Elution) 9,428,766 (Protein Expression from Multiple Nucleic Acids) 9,487,809 (Decreasing Lactate Level and Increasing Polypeptide Production by Downregulating the Expression of Lactate Dehydrogenase and Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Kinase) 9,504,744 (Treatment of Diffuse Large-Cell Lymphoma with Anti-CD20 Antibody) 9,714,293 (Production of Proteins in Glutamine-free Cell Culture Media)

Plaintiffs
Celltrion Healthcare Co., Ltd.; Celltrion, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH; Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Defendants
Biogen, Inc.; City of Hope; Genentech, Inc.; Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.

Federal Circuit Appeal(s)
18-2161 (Consolidated with 18-2160; 18-2160 is Lead Appeal)

Status
Dismissed for Failure to State a Claim; Federal Circuit Appeal Dismissed

BPCIA
Y

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Venable Fitzpatrick’s BiologicsHQ Monthly Injection – May 2018 April M. Breyer Menon; Joseph K. Yarsky; Corinne E. Atton; Robert S. Schwartz, Ph.D. June 8, 2018
Venable Fitzpatrick’s BiologicsHQ Monthly Injection – April 2018 April M. Breyer Menon; Corinne E. Atton; Joseph K. Yarsky; Robert S. Schwartz, Ph.D. May 3, 2018
Venable Fitzpatrick’s BiologicsHQ Monthly Injection – March 2018 April M. Breyer Menon; Corinne E. Atton; Robert S. Schwartz, Ph.D. April 6, 2018
Venable Fitzpatrick’s BiologicsHQ Monthly Injection – February 2018 April M. Breyer Menon; Corinne E. Atton; Robert S. Schwartz, Ph.D. March 6, 2018
Venable Fitzpatrick’s BiologicsHQ Monthly Injection – January 2018 April M. Breyer Menon; Corinne E. Atton; Robert S. Schwartz, Ph.D. February 7, 2018
Venable Fitzpatrick’s BiologicsHQ Monthly Injection – December 2017 April M. Breyer Menon; Corinne E. Atton; Robert S. Schwartz, Ph.D. January 8, 2018
Venable Fitzpatrick’s BiologicsHQ Monthly Injection – November 2017 April M. Breyer Menon; Corinne E. Atton; Robert S. Schwartz, Ph.D. December 5, 2017
Venable Fitzpatrick’s BiologicsHQ Monthly Injection – October 2017 April M. Breyer Menon; Corinne E. Atton; Robert S. Schwartz, Ph.D. November 3, 2017
Venable Fitzpatrick’s BiologicsHQ Monthly Injection – August/September 2017 April M. Breyer Menon; Corinne E. Atton; Robert S. Schwartz, Ph.D. October 5, 2017
Venable Fitzpatrick’s BiologicsHQ Monthly Injection – July 2017 April M. Breyer Menon; Corinne E. Atton; Robert S. Schwartz, Ph.D. July 26, 2017

Methodology

Information contained in the Venable Fitzpatrick BiologicsHQ database relates to FDA-approved drug products listed in the CDER Purple Book or on the FDA website (www.fda.gov). Information relating to FDA licensed products, FDA-approved indications, and aBLA and 505(b)(2) applications is obtained from public sources including the U.S. FDA website (www.fda.gov). Information relating to litigations is given only for cases active from January 31, 2010 onward. Information relating to foreign biosimilar / biologics follow-on products approved in Australia, Canada, the E.U., Japan and South Korea is from public sources. Statistics graphics are compiled from information contained in the Venable Fitzpatrick BiologicsHQ database.

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