Mylan Gets More Sanofi Insulin Pen Patents Nixed At PTAB

By Mike LaSusa (May 29, 2020, 10:33 PM EDT) -- Generic-drug maker Mylan convinced the Patent Trial and Appeal Board to nix a handful of Sanofi-Aventis patents Friday covering the Lantus SoloStar disposable insulin injection pen, adding to its past wins in cases related to the same product.

In four separate decisions, the PTAB found three of Sanofi's patents were too obvious to be valid. The board found that some claims of a fourth patent were patentable while others were not, but Mylan said in a statement Friday that Sanofi has already promised not to sue over that patent.

Mylan CEO Heather Bresch said in the statement that the PTAB determinations...

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