Unsealed documents detail Biogen's fight against Sandoz Tysabri biosimilar
Sandoz is hoping to celebrate its recently announced spinoff from Novartis with swift approvals for its Tysabri biosimilar in both the US and Europe — but not if Biogen can help it.
Biogen filed suit against Sandoz earlier this month, accusing the company of attempting to “reap the benefits of Biogen’s hard work and success” by allegedly infringing on Tysabri’s patent rights.
“Biogen has applied for and obtained a wide variety of issued patents covering its inventions relating to Tysabri, including regarding therapeutic uses of Tysabri, ways of making treatment with Tysabri safer for patients and Biogen’s innovative methods of manufacturing antibodies, such as Tysabri,” the company said in a 107-page redacted complaint, unsealed on Monday.
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