September 6, 2019
U.S. Court Dismisses Novartis Patent Infringement Suit Against Regeneron
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.(NASDAQ: REGN), announced that on September 5, 2019, theU.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled in the company's favor, dismissing the patent infringement suit relating to U.S. Patent No. 5,688,688 (the "'688 Patent") filed by Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc., Novartis Pharma AG, and Grifols Worldwide Operations Limited (collectively, Novartis) in 2018. The District Court entered a judgement ofnon-infringementand dismissed with prejudice all of Novartis' claims. This means that the manufacture, sale and marketing of EYLEA®(aflibercept) Injection and ZALTRAP®(ziv-aflibercept)do not infringe the claims of the '688 Patent.
Regeneron is pleased with the U.S. District Court decision, and will continue to vigorously defend against any meritless claims of patent infringement.
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