The validity of Celgene’s patent 7,968,569 won’t be reviewed by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, the review board said in a notice posted on its electronic docket.
Alvogen had to prove that it had a “reasonable likelihood” of winning its argument that the patent didn’t cover a new idea and never should have issued.
The patent covers a dosing regimen to treat multiple myeloma, a rare and stubborn blood cancer.
Alvogen argued that it was “standard practice to administer...
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