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Pharma partners pact bring Amgen, Synthon & Watson Pharmaceuticals together

Posted on 19 July 2012

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Synthon has entered into a global pharma partners license agreement with Amgen  and Watson Pharmaceuticals, for Synthon’s trastuzumab, being developed as a biosimilar to Herceptin, which is currently approved for treatment of breast cancer and gastric cancer.

Under this pharma partners agreement, Watson has acquired the license to the biosimilar program and has contributed it to the Amgen/Watson biosimilars collaboration.

Amgen and Watson will assume responsibility for all future development work worldwide, including Phase III clinical trials, as well as global manufacturing and commercialization.

Synthon will provide transitional support as set forth in the pharma partners agreement.

The deal entitles Synthon to an initial payment and potentially a milestone fee and royalties on net sales.

Synthon will also receive compensation for its transitional support activities under this pharma partners agreement.

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