Amgen Cholesterol IP Suit Restarts As EPO Decision Looms

Law360, London (October 22, 2020, 7:23 PM BST) -- A London judge on Thursday lifted a stay on Amgen's suit to block a cholesterol drug from Sanofi-Aventis and Regeneron, releasing the defendants from an agreement to be bound by an imminent European Patent Office decision on the patents' validity.

High Court Judge Anthony Mann rejected arguments from Amgen Inc.'s counsel that a February 2017 court order that paused the proceedings prevented Sanofi and Regeneron from now having the stay removed simply by showing that a key deadline had passed.

Amgen's counsel maintained that the court needed to weigh the facts of the situation before making such a ruling in the...

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