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Orphan Medical licenses Xyrem rights to Celltech

Executive Summary

Orphan Medical (drugs for rare diseases) has licensed Celltech Pharmaceuticals European marketing rights to Xyrem (sodium oxybate), a treatment for cataplexy associated with narcolepsy. The deal will last 10 years from European approval and will be automatically extended if the licensee wishes.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Alliance
    • Includes Contract
    • Intra-Biotech Deal
    • Marketing (Licensing)

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