PTAB Declines to Institute IPR Proceedings Against Three Biogen TYSABRI® Formulation Patents, PTAB Litigation Blog
On October 17, 2016, the PTAB declined the requests of Swiss Pharma International AG (“Swiss Pharma”) in cases IPR2016-00912, IPR2016-00915, and IPR2016-00916 to institute inter partes reviews (“IPRs”) of three patents owned by Biogen Idec MA, Inc. (“Biogen”). The patents-at-issue—U.S. Patent 8,815,236 B2 (“the ’236 patent”), U.S. Patent 8,349,321 B2 (“the ’321 patent”), and U.S. Patent 8,900,577 B2 (“the ’577 patent”)—relate to certain stable, high concentration formulations of the humanized monoclonal antibody natalizumab. Natalizumab is commercialized by Biogen as TYSABRI® for use in treating multiple sclerosis.
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