The Top 5 Biosimilars Articles for the Week of May 6

The Center for Biosimilars® recaps the top news for the week of May 6, 2019.


Hi, I’m Jaime Rosenberg 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 biosimilars articles for the week of May 6.

Number 5: Last week, Coherus BioSciences announced that it has reached a settlement with Amgen over a trade secret case. Separately, Amgen filed a new complaint against Samsung Bioepis.

Number 4: The pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance and Cancer Care Ontario have partnered to create a new biosimilars initiative.

Number 3: Now that its comment period has closed, the FDA has heard from a variety of stakeholders who asked the agency to reconsider its guidance on biosimilar naming.

Number 2: A new review of the available literature on switching sought to address provider concerns about biosimilars.

Number 1: The idea of giving the Federal Trade Commission more authority to cut through patent thickets blocking biosimilar competition was raised during a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Finally, last week, our e-newsletter asked whether you agree with a recent proposal that suggests regulating biologics’ prices rather than continuing to develop the US biosimilars market.

To view results of the poll, visit us on LinkedIn.

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