Sanofi Files Suit in the U.S. to Defend Its Patent Rights on Lantus® and Lantus® SoloStar®. (collectively, "Mylan") in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Sanofi alleges infringement of 18 patents in its suit.
Sanofi Files Suit in the U.S. to Defend Its Patent Rights on Lantus(®) and Lantus(®) SoloStar(®)
Paris, France - October 24, 2017 - Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) today filed a patent infringement suit against Mylan N.V., Mylan GmbH, Mylan Inc., and Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. (collectively, "Mylan") in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Sanofi alleges infringement of 18 patents in its suit.
The suit was triggered by notifications received from Mylan beginning in mid- September, in which Mylan stated that it had filed a NDA (505(b)(2) New Drug Application) with the FDA for insulin glargine pre-filled pen and vial drug products. Mylan also stated that its NDA included a paragraph IV certification challenging all of the Sanofi patents then listed in the FDA Orange Book for Sanofi's Lantus(®) (insulin glargine injection, 100 Units/mL) and Lantus(®) SoloStar(®) products.
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