Navigation Links
Onyx Pharmaceuticals Files Complaint Against Bayer Corporation
Date:5/17/2009

Asserts Rights to Phase 2 Anti-Cancer Compound Discovered During Joint Research

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that it has filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California asserting its rights to a Phase 2 anti-cancer compound discovered during joint research between Onyx and Bayer. In its complaint, Onyx seeks a declaration that fluoro-sorafenib is a jointly-owned collaboration compound under the Bayer/Onyx collaboration agreement, together with other remedies. The defendants in the complaint are Bayer Corporation and Bayer A.G. Onyx affirmed that it continues to collaborate with Bayer in the development and commercialization of Nexavar.

Onyx was recently advised that the compound, fluoro-sorafenib, is a variant of Nexavar(R) (sorafenib) tablets and has the same chemical structure as Nexavar, except that a single fluorine atom has been substituted for a hydrogen atom. The new molecule had been identified in 1998 during the research collaboration period by the companies' joint research teams. Discussions with Bayer regarding Onyx's rights to fluoro-sorafenib under the companies' 1994 collaboration agreement were not productive.

Greg Giotta, Ph.D., J.D., vice president and chief legal counsel of Onyx, said, "Onyx and Bayer have had a long-standing and successful collaboration for more than 15 years. Against that background, we are disappointed that we could not resolve this matter and believe this complaint is necessary to protect our rights and the rights of our shareholders under the collaboration agreement."

About Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company committed to improving the lives of people with cancer.
'/>"/>

SOURCE Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Poniard Pharmaceuticals Files Shelf Registration
2. OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces Release of Two ASCO Abstracts: Impact of OGX-011 on Survival in Randomized Phase 2 Trial and Phase 1 Safety Data for OGX-427
3. Vanda Pharmaceuticals to Present Data on Fanapt(TM) and Tasimelteon at the 162nd American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting
4. Ausio Pharmaceuticals to Present at Bio(R) 2009
5. VIA Pharmaceuticals Announces Complete Enrollment in FDG-PET Phase 2 Study of VIA-2291 in Cardiovascular Patients
6. Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Leerink Swann Oncology Roundtable Conference
7. Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present at Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference
8. Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 2009 BIO International Convention
9. Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. to Hold Conference Call on First Quarter 2009 Financial Results on Thursday, May 14, 2009 at 8:30am EDT
10. Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
11. Idenix Pharmaceuticals to Present at The Deutsche Bank 2009 Health Care Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/22/2014)... On November 17th Chicago start-up Briteseed ... Medical Technologies Summit in San Francisco to take first ... among Silicon Valley investors and technology elites as the ... also positions Briteseed to move on to the ... and compete with other elite innovation finalists for a ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... Nov. 21, 2014  The element of surprise has ... i.e., they strike without warning. Until now, epidemiologists had ... a viral outbreak, resulting in suboptimal responses to both ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141121/160242 ... been removed because virus gene structural changes have been ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... --  TRU-D SmartUVC LLC and its UK partners, Rapid ... robot, TRU-D SmartUVC, at FIS 2014 in Harrogate, ... at Stand 23. The conference, hosted by Federation ... largest infection-related event of its kind and brings together ... leading events of its type throughout the world. This annual ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 Author Matthew ... Walk to the Other Side” published as a ... Finalist in the “Fiction: Short Story” category of the ... Keen, President and CEO of USA Book News, said ... and independent publishers, including Simon & Schuster, Penguin, John ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Insight Product Development Accelerator Member Wins MedTech Innovator Award Competition 2Insight Product Development Accelerator Member Wins MedTech Innovator Award Competition 3Viruses' Advantage of Surprise is Lost 2TRU-D SmartUVC to Showcase Superbug-Killing Robot at FIS 2014 2TRU-D SmartUVC to Showcase Superbug-Killing Robot at FIS 2014 3Mystic Ink 's Short Story Collection “A Short Walk to the Other Side” Honoring Ray Bradbury Praised As Award-Winning Finalist In USA Best Book Awards 2Mystic Ink 's Short Story Collection “A Short Walk to the Other Side” Honoring Ray Bradbury Praised As Award-Winning Finalist In USA Best Book Awards 3Mystic Ink 's Short Story Collection “A Short Walk to the Other Side” Honoring Ray Bradbury Praised As Award-Winning Finalist In USA Best Book Awards 4
... , MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM ... a life sciences product development company that identifies and ... various stages of development, today reported that Cytopia (ASX:CYT) ... CYT387, a potent, orally-administered JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor. The trial is ...
... , BURNABY, BC, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ - Inimex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... as its President and CEO. , Abrams brings more than ... He is a co-inventor of the nuclear medicine imaging agent, ... plc where he was Manager, Biomedical Research Worldwide. In 1996, ...
... , , , , , , ... , , AUDIO: ... , Click here for more information. , ... , , , , ...
Cached Biology Technology:YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS FIRST PATIENT IN PHASE I/II TRIAL OF JAK1/JAK2 INHIBITOR, CYT387 ENROLLED BY CYTOPIA 2YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS FIRST PATIENT IN PHASE I/II TRIAL OF JAK1/JAK2 INHIBITOR, CYT387 ENROLLED BY CYTOPIA 3YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS FIRST PATIENT IN PHASE I/II TRIAL OF JAK1/JAK2 INHIBITOR, CYT387 ENROLLED BY CYTOPIA 4YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS FIRST PATIENT IN PHASE I/II TRIAL OF JAK1/JAK2 INHIBITOR, CYT387 ENROLLED BY CYTOPIA 5Inimex Announces Appointment of New CEO 2Amaizing: Corn genome decoded 2Amaizing: Corn genome decoded 3Amaizing: Corn genome decoded 4
(Date:11/21/2014)... , Nov. 19, 2014  Earlier this year ... New York College, and one of the most prolific ... signals that are transmitted from Smartphones to third party ... Smartphones and has one of the earliest known patents ... its usage in the military, child care, elder care ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... , Nov. 18, 2014  The Secure ... Industry Association today jointly announce the formation of ... release of its Identity and Biometric Entry ... The Framework received official support from BORDERPOL, the ... to improve and provide expertise regarding border security, ...
(Date:11/15/2014)... , Nov. 13, 2014  While we may still be ... McCoy used in "Star Trek" to gain instant access to ... to work with smartphones and tablets for monitoring and measuring ... healthcare world. This may seem a tad Orwellian to some, ... adopt some of these technological opportunities into their healthcare regime. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 2Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 3Patented Biosensor Wearable Technology Provides a More Civilized Method of Quarantine 4Identity Management, Document Authentication and Biometric Companies Form "The Airport Entry and Exit Working Group", Releasing the Framework to Help Guide the Department of Homeland Security and Congress Towards Solutions 2Identity Management, Document Authentication and Biometric Companies Form "The Airport Entry and Exit Working Group", Releasing the Framework to Help Guide the Department of Homeland Security and Congress Towards Solutions 3Americans May Be Ready for a Brave New World of Healthcare 2Americans May Be Ready for a Brave New World of Healthcare 3Americans May Be Ready for a Brave New World of Healthcare 4
... Researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have developed ... represent the acoustic equivalent of the leap from black-and-white ... mean a major upgrade in their ability to count ... seas of turbulence. Lead authors Tim Stanton and ...
... limped off the pitch, thereby ending his chances of ... injuries and rehabilitation techniques were once again front and ... to one player,s Achilles tendon is a sign of ... of research. Now Paul Comfort and Earle Abramson,s pioneering ...
... reagents have been developed for C. Elegans micro RNA. ... Silence have created the first class of reagents ... used model organism. Wen-hong Li, from the University ... team of researchers including Dr. Genhua Zheng and Dr. ...
Cached Biology News:Now in broadband: Acoustic imaging of the ocean 2Now in broadband: Acoustic imaging of the ocean 3Now in broadband: Acoustic imaging of the ocean 4Now in broadband: Acoustic imaging of the ocean 5Sports rehabilitation and injury prevention 2
Acrylamide, 500 g. Assay: > 99.9%, acrylic acid: < 0.001%. Conductivity (35%): < 2 umhos/cm.Risks: 45, 46, 48, 23, 24, 25 ; Safety Precautions: 53, 44. Category: Nucleotides & Enzymes & Biochemicals...
Assay Diluent Trial Pack, 4 x 100 mL...
... Immunogen: Synthetic peptide derived from the ... Specificity: Specific for the internall ... Reactivity: Mouse (positive controls: mouse brain ... tissues). Applications: Western blotting Immunohistochemistry(froz) ...
Rabbit anti-Junctophilin-4 (C-term)...
Biology Products: