Cases & Deals

Puma Biotechnology obtains dismissal of opposition against its European patent relating to treatment for gefitinib/erlotinib-resistant cancers and cancers with T790M EGFR mutation

Client(s) Puma Biotechnology, Inc.

After nearly 10 years of opposition and appeal proceedings, on behalf of Puma Biotechnology, Inc., Jones Day obtained dismissal of an opposition against a European patent, which broadly covers the use of irreversible inhibitors for the treatment of gefitinib/erlotinib-resistant cancers, as well as cancers with the T790M EGFR mutation. This is an important technology in the oncology area.