Sanofi Prevails Over Mylan At Fed. Circ. On Jevtana Patent

Law360 (January 15, 2021, 9:22 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit signed off Friday on a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision allowing Sanofi to amend a patent on its prostate cancer drug Jevtana, closing the door on a nearly five-year challenge by Mylan.

The Federal Circuit's one-line order summarily affirming the PTAB decision marks the second time the appeals court has weighed in on the matter. The PTAB initially found the original claims in Sanofi's patent invalid and denied Sanofi's motion to amend the patent. But the Federal Circuit remanded that decision in February 2019 in light of the full court's holding in Aqua Products, which changed the...

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