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Biosimilar Humira Settlements Stand Firm In US

Purchasers Had Alleged Anticompetitive Conduct

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Settlement agreements reached by Humira biosimilar chasers Amgen, Samsung Bioepis and Sandoz in 2017 and 2018 were challenged in court by adalimumab purchasers, which alleged they formed were a part of a broader scheme to hold up competition to the multi-billion-dollar blockbuster brand in the US. But the biosimilar firms and AbbVie will not have to face the antitrust claims.

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