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Astellas licenses Theravance gram-positive antibiotic; deal terminated

Executive Summary

To continue building its pipeline of infectious disease therapeutics, Astellas Pharma (created from the merger of Yamanouchi and Fujisawa earlier this year) has licensed worldwide rights (excluding Japan) to develop and commercialize Theravance's telavancin lipoglycopeptide injectable antibiotic for gram-positive infections such as drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains.
Deal Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biotechnology
    • Large Molecule
Deal Status
  • Terminated
Deal Type
  • Alliance
    • Includes Contract
    • Includes Royalty or Profit Split Information
    • R&D and Marketing (Licensing)

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