Having previously worked in the European chemicals industry, Dave has been with Generics Bulletin since 2010. Keeping a close eye on deals, corporate strategy and market developments in the off-patent sector, he also brings his background and education in law to bear on industry litigation as well as national legislative and regulatory affairs, with a particular interest in France where he has lived and studied in the past. A regular delegate to generics and biosimilars events and conferences as well as a frequent panel moderator, he maintains close links with industry representatives around the world. He also organizes and judges the annual Global Generics & Biosimilars Awards. In his spare time, he enjoys art and playing the piano.
Latest From David Wallace
Partners Apotex and Ambio have announced approval of a second US teriparatide generic from the FDA, adding another Forteo rival to the market and removing hopes that Teva’s recently approved first generic could benefit from 180 days of market exclusivity. Further competition is also in the works with Amphastar awaiting FDA action on a further teriparatide ANDA.
Partners Fresenius Kabi and Formycon have submitted a US filing for their FYB202 ustekinumab biosimilar rival to Stelara.
Samsung Bioepis has struck a US settlement with Johnson & Johnson that will allow partner Sandoz to launch the pair’s SB17 ustekinumab biosimilar to Stelara in early 2025, assuming FDA approval.
Running until 5 December, the Big Give campaign run by UK-based charity International Health Partners is once again doubling the value of donations, this year to support its child oncology programs in Malawi and Cameroon.
Italy’s Olon has opened its new R&D hub in Milan, shortly after announcing plans to expand a key manufacturing facility in India.
Swedish biosimilars developer Xbrane Biopharma has revealed that it is dropping development of its planned Xtrudane pembrolizumab biosimilar to Keytruda, as part of a move towards a more “focused development portfolio.” At the same time, the firm has announced job cuts as part of a new cost-savings scheme designed to help the firm “achieve a positive cash flow as soon as possible.”