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May 14, 2019

AbbVie Resolves HUMIRA® (adalimumab) U.S. Patent Litigation with Boehringer Ingelheim

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced that it has resolved U.S. HUMIRA (adalimumab) litigation with Boehringer Ingelheim (BI). Under the terms of the resolution, AbbVie will grant BI a non-exclusive license to its HUMIRA-related intellectual property in the United States. The U.S. license for BI will begin on July 1, 2023.  BI will pay royalties to AbbVie for licensing its HUMIRA patents and acknowledges the validity and enforceability of the licensed patents. AbbVie will make no payments of any form to BI. 

May 14, 2019

AbbVie to Present at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, will participate in the UBS Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Michael Severino, vice chairman and president, will present at 7:30 a.m. Central time.

May 07, 2019

AbbVie to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare Conference

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Michael Severino, vice chairman and president, will present at 3:00 p.m. Central time.

Apr 30, 2019

European Commission Approves SKYRIZI™ (risankizumab) for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved SKYRIZI™ (risankizumab) for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adult patients who are candidates for systemic therapy. SKYRIZI (150 mg) is approved to be administered by two subcutaneous injections every 12 weeks following two initiation doses at week 0 and week 4. In clinical studies, SKYRIZI demonstrated high rates of skin clearance at 16 weeks and this clearance was durable at one year (52 weeks).1-4 This approval allows for the marketing of SKYRIZI in all member states of the European Union, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

Apr 30, 2019

AbbVie to Present New and Updated Data of Investigational Medicines for Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis at 2019 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced experts in the neuroscience field will present six abstracts, including data evaluating investigational medicines from its neuroscience pipeline, at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting, May 4-10 in Philadelphia. The six accepted abstracts include two oral presentations showing AbbVie's research progress in difficult neurological conditions.

Apr 25, 2019

AbbVie Reports First-Quarter 2019 Financial Results

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019.

Apr 23, 2019

AbbVie Expands Immunology Portfolio in the U.S. with FDA Approval of SKYRIZI™ (risankizumab-rzaa) for Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved SKYRIZI™ (risankizumab-rzaa), an interleukin-23 (IL-23) inhibitor, for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.3 In clinical trials, SKYRIZI produced high rates of durable skin clearance – most people (82 and 81 percent) treated with SKYRIZI achieved 90 percent skin clearance (PASI 90) at one year, with the majority (56 and 60 percent) achieving complete skin clearance (PASI 100).1

Apr 17, 2019

AbbVie Announces Call for Entries for the AbbVie CF Scholarship for the 2019-2020 Academic School Year

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie, a global research and development-based biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the AbbVie CF Scholarship program is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic school year. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for the scholarship until May 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. U.S. eastern time by visiting www.AbbVieCFScholarship.com. Students can apply online or by downloading an application on the scholarship website.

Apr 03, 2019

AbbVie to Host First-Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, will announce its first-quarter 2019 financial results on Thursday, April 25 before the market opens. AbbVie will host a live webcast of the earnings conference call at 8 a.m. Central time (9 a.m. Eastern). It will be accessible through AbbVie's Investor Relations website investors.abbvie.com. An archived edition of the session will be available later that day.

Mar 26, 2019

AbbVie Announces First Regulatory Approval of SKYRIZI™ (risankizumab) for the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis, Generalized Pustular Psoriasis and Erythrodermic Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis in Japan

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has approved SKYRIZI™ (risankizumab), an interleukin-23 (IL-23) inhibitor, for the treatment of plaque psoriasis, generalized pustular psoriasis, erythrodermic psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in adult patients who have an inadequate response to conventional therapies. This approval marks the first country approval in the world for SKYRIZI.