Court Ruling Gives Sandoz Canada First Generic Pirfenidone
Two Method-Of-Use Patents Ruled Obvious By Federal Court
A favorable court ruling has allowed Sandoz Canada to launch the first generic version of Roche’s Esbriet to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
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Sandoz has introduced the first generic version of Roche’s landmark treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Esbriet (pirfenidone), after downing the originator’s attempts to stymie its launch.
Sandoz Canada has become the first manufacturer to launch generic versions of posaconazole and silodosin in Canada. The company launched the generic version of Allergan’s Rapaflo (silodosin) after a Canadian court ruled that Sandoz did not infringe a key formulation patent.
This month, long-awaited new pricing measures in Canada will come into force, while several trials will either kick off or end, including a liability opioids case involving Teva in San Francisco and Hatch-Waxman litigation over Otsuka/Lundbeck’s Rexulti.