The Top 5 Biosimilar Articles for the Week of March 7

Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of March 7, 2022.

Hi, I’m Skylar Jeremias for The Center for Biosimilars®, your resource for clinical, regulatory, business, and policy news in the rapidly changing world of biosimilars.

Here are the top 5 biosimilar articles for the week of March 7, 2022.

Number 5: AbbVie settled outstanding lawsuits, including International Trade Commission (ITC) case, with Alvotech, giving Alvotech the green light to launch its high-concentration, citrate-free adalimumab biosimilar referencing Humira in July 2023, pending FDA approval.

Number 4: The FDA has approved Releuko (filgrastim-ayow), a filgrastim biosimilar referencing Neupogen developed by Amneal Pharmaceuticals and Kashiv Biosciences. The biosimilar marks the third filgrastim biosimilar to be approved for the US market.

Number 3: Shanghai Henlius Biotech announced a commercialization agreement with Getz Pharma Limited for an adalimumab biosimilar for various African and Asian countries.

Number 2: As part of a new partnership between the companies, Biocon Biologics announced that it will acquire Viatris’ entire biosimilar portfolio for up to $3.3 billion.

Number 1: The FDA has accepted biologics license applications (BLAs) for interchangeability status from Alvotech and Pfizer regarding their respective adalimumab biosimilars referencing Humira.

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