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NeurogesX licenses neuropathic pain treatments to Astellas; sublicensed

Executive Summary

Astellas Pharma Europe has received exclusive rights to sell pain management company NeurogesX's newly approved transdermal capsaicin patch Qutenza in the European Economic Area that includes all EU members plus Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and some Eastern European, Middle Eastern, and African countries. NeurogesX also gave Astellas an option to co-develop its Phase I neuropathic pain candidate NGX1998 (topical liquid capsaicin) and exclusively market it in the same territories.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Drug Delivery
      • Topical Delivery
      • Transdermal
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Alliance
    • Includes Contract
    • Includes Royalty or Profit Split Information
    • R&D and Marketing (Licensing)

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