In January 2006, Repligen and the University of Michigan filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Bristol-Myers Squibb alleging infringement of the '941 patent based on its sale of Orencia(R). The claims of the '941 patent relate to the use of CTLA4-Ig (Orencia(R)) for the treatment of specific auto-immune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis. The '941 patent is owned by the University of Michigan and the United States Department of the Navy and is exclusively licensed to Repligen.
About Repligen Corporation
Repligen Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for diseases that affect the central nervous system. In addition, we are the world's leading supplier of recombinant Protein A, the sales of which partially fund the advancement of our development pipeline while supporting our financial stability. Repligen's corporate headquarters are located at 41 Seyon Street, Building #1, Suite 100, Waltham, MA 02453. Additional information may be requested from http://www.repligen.com.
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