Dean has built up a wealth of knowledge on the global generics and biosimilar medicines industries in his five years with Generics bulletin. He specializes in commercial and legal issues, writing in-depth analyses of corporate strategy and getting under the skin of patent-infringement proceedings and other litigation. He attends investor and regulatory meetings with business leaders, favoring the investor days with their focus on corporate strategy. In his spare time, Dean enjoys visiting museums and playing five-a-side football.
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With operations in the MENA region already tracking to $700m in revenues for 2020, Hikma is looking to grow the business further after beginning negotiations with GSK to buy certain of the originator’s businesses in Egypt and Tunisia.
Pfizer will aim to have its biosimilar Neulasta (pegfilgrastim) product, Nyvepria, on the market in both the EU and US by the end of the current quarter, a company spokesperson has informed Generics Bulletin, following a successful US launch.
With a biosimilar Lucentis (ranibizumab) candidate recently filed and Soliris (eculizumab), Eylea (aflibercept) and Prolia (denosumab) candidates in Phase III development, Samsung Bioepis has moved into its new domestic headquarters to spearhead its journey to the next level.
Lauding a “dream come true,” Civica has announced plans to build its own injectables manufacturing facility via a strategic partnership with fellow public health firm Phlow Corporation.
Pfizer has pressed on with the launch of a fourth biosimilar pegfilgrastim product, Nyvepria (pegfilgrastim-apgf), according to an investment bank. With Amgen continuing to hold more than 70% of the market, there is opportunity for Pfizer to capture significant market share.
As it gears up to begin production at its new clinical and commercial manufacturing site in Warsaw, Polpharma Biologics has announced a new logo and corporate message to mark a year of “significant growth.”