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Vertex ends its pharma deal with Janssen

Posted on 25 November 2013

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Vertex brings a long time pharma deal with Janssen to an end by sell its royalty rights on INCIVO net sales. 

Vertex pharma deal with Janssen started back in 2006, when both collaborated to research and devlope the compound VX-950 / telaprevir as a treatment for Hepatitis c.

Vertex to receive $152 million cash payment from Janssen, subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson,  in 2013.

It will no longer receive royalties on INCIVO sales beginning in 2014.

Janssen will have sole authority to execute INCIVO marketing and promotion activities in these regions.

Ongoing studies will be completed as planned, and the amended agreement accounts for this more streamlined collaboration.

Read the full article on The Boston Globe

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