shutterstock_418713547In only the second decision of its kind, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Celltrion’s biosimilar Inflectra™ (infliximab-dyyb), a reproduction of Janssen Biotech’s immunosuppressant Remicade® (infliximab). Inflectra is, however, the first biosimilar monoclonal antibody to be approved in … Read More...

shutterstock_558540649Another layer of complexity has been added to patent prosecution under the District Court of Michigan’s expanded interpretation of the obviousness type double patenting (“ODP”) doctrine.1 The district court held that a continuation application can, in certain circumstances, invalidate … Read More...

shutterstock_464657279In Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. v. Covidien LP, a majority Federal Circuit held that neither the relevant statute nor the Constitution precludes the same Patent Trial and Appeal Board panel (“Board”) from making a decision to institute an inter partesRead More...