In A Win For Amgen, Court Blocks Sanofi/Regeneron's Praluent Sales In Germany
A court in Dusseldorf ruled that Praluent infringes a patent for Amgen's better-selling PCSK9 inhibitor Repatha, saying that Sanofi and Regeneron must stop selling their biologic in Germany. It's unclear whether there will be any readthrough to ongoing patent disputes in other countries.
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