Paul England, senior counsel in Taylor Wessing's Patents Group, examines the burgeoning influence of the Unified Patent Court and unitary patents within the life sciences sector. How popular are unitary patents and do they have potential to reshape European life sciences patent litigation?
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This article outlines the recent progress of several major new manufacturing facilities that will be central in supporting the production of innovative therapies in Europe.
With antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) gaining favour as oncology treatments, research shows Daiichi Sankyo, Seagen and Roche are currently three of the market's most important players.
Monoclonal antibody Zolbetuximab plus mFOLFOX6 achieved significant progression-free survival in a Phase III trial for advanced gastric and gastroesophageal junction cancers.
Results from a clinical study by Astellas have demonstrated the effectiveness of fezolinetant as a treatment for menopause-associated VMS.
For allegedly underpaying rebates, Eli Lilly has been ordered to pay more than $61 million in damages, an amount that lawyers say will be trebled for the final judgement.
Astellas and Dyno Therapeutics will develop adeno-associated virus (AAV) vectors for gene therapy directed to skeletal and cardiac muscle.
The biopharmaceutical industry performed significantly above average in EcoAct’s Climate Reporting Performance analysis – but what steps are big pharma companies taking to improve sustainability and how much further do they need to go?
Astellas' use of biomass-based plastics represents the world's first use of biomass plastic for drug blister packaging.
Xtandi reduced the risk of death by 34 percent in men with metastatic hormone sensitive prostate cancer in a Phase III study.
‘Magic bullets’ for all: democratising biologics by rethinking antibody development, manufacturing and delivery
Antibody therapeutics revolutionised how diseases like cancer are treated in the developed world, but their high manufacturing cost and cumbersome distribution and administration leave them out of reach for most. In this guest article, Lumen Bioscience’s CEO, Brian Finrow, and EVP of Production & Development, Craig Behnke, discuss how new…
The European Commission (EC) has approved Astellas’ Evrenzo™ for adult patients with symptomatic anaemia of chronic kidney disease (CKD).
FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation has been granted to PADCEV™ in combination with pembrolizumab in first-line advanced bladder cancer.