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Gilenya Patent Upheld, But Who's The Biggest Winner – Novartis or Celgene?

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A composition of matter patent for the Novartis MS drug Gilenya expires in 2019, but a recent inter partes review decision upheld a dosing patent that doesn't expire until 2027. However, analysts also touted the victory as a big win for Celgene and its competing S1P modulator ozanimod.

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