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Will Liability, Advertising Lawsuits Plague Biosimilars Market?

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Executive Summary

While generic drug makers are shielded against failure-to-warn and design-defect lawsuits thanks to some rulings in recent years by the US Supreme Court – although that could change if an FDA proposal on updating labeling with safety information for those products goes into effect – that may not be the case for companies that make and market biosimilars, said Elaine Herrmann Blais, a partner and head of litigation at Goodwin Procter's Boston office.




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