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Celltrion And Pfizer Cement Victory On Infliximab

Janssen's Cell-Culture Media Patent Not Infringed By Inflectra/Remsima

Executive Summary

Celltrion and Pfizer are now two for two in their legal battles with Janssen over US patents shielding the originator's Remicade (infliximab), with a US Court of Appeals once again siding with the biosimilars developers.

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