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.
Latest From Dean Rudge
A group of Endo debtholders are looking to buy the firm out of bankruptcy, with an initial $6bn bid for the stricken firm that envisions setting aside more than half-a-billion dollars for opioid-related claims. Meanwhile, Endo has reached an agreement-in-principle to resolve opioid-related claims.
A senior analyst for a major investment bank has listened to oral arguments in Viatris’ legal tussle vs. Regeneron over two key US dosing patents shielding the originator’s Eylea (aflibercept) blockbuster.
Amphastar, Amneal and Aurobindo are among ANDA sponsors confirming USFDA approval for generic versions of Endo’s Vasostrict (vasopressin) 20 units/ml single-dose vial – as first mover Eagle Pharmaceuticals remains locked in patent-litigation proceedings with the originator.
Viatris remains committed to completing the sale of its global biosimilars unit to Biocon Biologics, while continuing efforts to generate up to $9bn in pre-tax proceeds by the end of 2023 from divestments.
Viatris is committing to earlier EBITDA and free cash flow targets for 2022, although it now expects to lose a chunk of revenues for the full year amid severe and sustained foreign currency exposure.
Going toe-to-toe with Amgen on its Neulasta Onpro on-body injector device is a key strategic goal for Coherus BioSciences, although news will be kept concealed until the company’s proposed biosimilar is approved or launched.