Alvotech Sees AbbVie’s Humira Trade Secrets Case Thrown Out In US
AbbVie Had Accused Alvotech Employee Of Stealing ‘Useful’ Information
One part of a multi-pronged attack launched by AbbVie against Alvotech over the company’s proposed Humira (adalimumab) biosimilar has fallen, with a US district court stating that AbbVie’s US trade secrets lawsuit should be dismissed because it lacks a form of jurisdiction.
You may also be interested in...
Alvotech and AbbVie have settled all of their legal disputes over Alvotech’s AVT02 biosimilar rival to Humira. With Alvotech seeking a coveted interchangeability designation for its higher-strength adalimumab, the firm’s US entry date provided by the settlement matches that of Boehringer Ingelheim’s interchangeable Cyltezo lower-strength adalimumab biosimilar.
In the second part of an exclusive two-part interview with Generics Bulletin, Alvotech founder and chairman Robert Wessman sets out the firm’s expectations for its rival to Humira, as Alvotech continues to battle AbbVie in US litigation over its higher-strength adalimumab biosimilar.
International Trade Commission launches investigation of adalimumab manufacturing processes in response to AbbVie complaint of misappropriation of trade secrets. District court dismissed trade secret suit on grounds it lacked jurisdiction. Trial in infringement suit is set for August.