Dean has built up a wealth of knowledge on the global generics and biosimilar medicines industries in his five years with Generics bulletin. He specializes in commercial and legal issues, writing in-depth analyses of corporate strategy and getting under the skin of patent-infringement proceedings and other litigation. He attends investor and regulatory meetings with business leaders, favoring the investor days with their focus on corporate strategy. In his spare time, Dean enjoys visiting museums and playing five-a-side football.
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A year on from being spun-out of Perrigo and acquired by private equity, liquid generics specialist Rosemont Pharmaceuticals has revealed new details of the UK-based firm’s operations.
CDMO Catalent and US health insurance giant Anthem have joined up with non-profit Civica’s new outpatient-focused generics business arm, CivicaScript, with plans to begin rolling out products as early as next year.
A favorable court ruling has allowed Sandoz Canada to launch the first generic version of Roche’s Esbriet to treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Alvotech underlined that it could “save US consumers and taxpayers billions annually,” after hitting a key landmark in its Phase III switching study for its high concentration 100mg/ml biosimilar Humira product.
India’s Glenmark had noted recently that market entry was forthcoming for a generic Boehringer Ingelheim’s Spiriva Handihaler, and has now delivered with an initial UK launch.
Towa’s US-based Breckenridge is aiming for exclusivity with its generic version of Amgen’s Kyprolis – developed with partner Natco Pharma – after obtaining one of the first approvals for several strengths of the treatment for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma.