Fed. Circ. Backs Amgen's $70M Patent Win Over Epogen

Law360 (December 16, 2019, 5:18 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed Amgen's $70 million victory over its anemia treatment Epogen, ruling the jury correctly found that Hospira was not shielded by a safe harbor meant for companies seeking federal approval for biosimilar products.

The Federal Circuit backed a $70 million patent infringement verdict that Amgen won against Hospira in what was one of the first trials to test the rules for developing biosimilars. (Getty)

In a published opinion, the three-judge panel affirmed a Delaware federal court's decision to uphold a jury verdict that Pfizer Inc. unit Hospira Inc. infringed Amgen Inc.'s patent covering the creation of...

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