060 – Amarin Loses Vascepa Exclusivity in USA. Athersys Pivots to COVID-19.

The District Court of Nevada rules that Amarin’s Vascepa patents are invalid, but an appeal has already been filed! Axsome therapeutics fails their Phase 3 trial in treatment-resistant depression, but plans on moving forward with another trial. Finally, I talk about Athersys and their Multistem Cell Therapy for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome after receiving a “Highly Relevant” designation from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) of United States HHS.

For more details on the Amarin patent case, check out Zachary Silbersher’s blog here: https://www.markmanadvisors.com/blog/2020/3/31/can-amarin-win-on-appeal-in-the-vascepa-patent-litigation

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