February 1, 2023
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Judge overturns verdict upholding Repatha patents


A U.S. District Court judge overturned a jury verdict Aug. 28 that upheld several Amgen patents for its cholesterol reducing drug Repatha. The court found that Thousand Oaks-based Amgen’s patents did not adequately describe the product, called a PCSK9 inhibitor, which is an antibody that binds to an enzyme to reduce a particular kind of…


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