Dean has built up a wealth of knowledge on the global generics and biosimilar medicines industries since joining Generics Bulletin in 2013. 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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Generics Bulletin previews the most noteworthy and anticipated events for December 2023.
“A lot of companies are hurting because of the higher interest rates,” one major CEO observed recently, summing up a year which saw little headline-grabbing news on the M&A front for generic and biosimilar sponsors.
ANDA sponsors targeting Neurocrine Biosciences’ Ingrezza (valbenazine) blockbuster are in position to launch – albeit with a 14-year wait that validates the strength of the originator’s IP.
Five years after striking a biosimilars alliance with Iceland’s Alvotech, Turkish firm Abdi İbrahim – which boasts the country’s “largest biotech pharmaceutical manufacturing facility” – has shaken hands with Spanish developer mAbxience for technology transfer of an undisclosed oncology biosimilar.
The US federal government insisted that it was not against public interest to dismiss an indictment against the former Taro executive Ara Aprahamian, following near four-year-old charges for conspiracy to fix generic prices.
Newly separated Sandoz has provided a trio of updates, foremost for its manufacturing and research ambitions for both biosimilars and antibiotics.