Keyword: U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
An appeals court rejected Allergan's attempt to protect Restasis patents with sovereign immunity, clearing the way for generics.
After a Friday ruling, Allergan's eye drug Restasis has to face the very patent challenge the company sought to prevent.
Johnson & Johnson's prostate cancer drug Zytiga lost a key patent challenge that clears the way for cheap copycats later this year.
Allergan's anticompetitive behavior didn't begin with its tribal licensing deal to protect Restasis from rivals, a new lawsuit alleges.
Allergan CEO Brent Saunders said it was "tenacity," not "desperation," that led the company to enter into the tribal licensing deal.
Mylan and other generics makers urged a Texas judge to call Allergan's Restasis patent deal with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe a "sham."
Allergan inked a settlement that gets one more would-be generic challenger off its radar, for now.
Sanofi and Regeneron have gone the IPR route in their attempts to stop Amgen's patent infringement case over Dupixent. And so far, it hasn't worked.
Seeking to shield itself against a “double jeopardy” of IP challenges, Allergan has transferred key Restasis patents to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe.