In A Win For Amgen, Court Blocks Sanofi/Regeneron's Praluent Sales In Germany
A court in Dusseldorf ruled that Praluent infringes a patent for Amgen's better-selling PCSK9 inhibitor Repatha, saying that Sanofi and Regeneron must stop selling their biologic in Germany. It's unclear whether there will be any readthrough to ongoing patent disputes in other countries.
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Mark Timney took over the helm at The Medicines Company in December with a singular focus: wrapping up the Phase III program for inclisiran and finding a buyer for the cholesterol-lowering drug.
The move follows a similar price cut for Amgen's competing PCSK9 inhibitor Repatha and comes as PBMs, including UnitedHealth Group's OptumRx, are looking for ways to maintain the drug rebate status quo.