Cellera Farmacêutica’s Acquisition of Pamelor Trademark from Novartis

Pinheiro Guimarães and Pinheiro Neto advised on the deal.

Brazilian firm Cellera Farmacêutica has acquired the trademark and intellectual property rights of antidepressant drug Pamelor (nortriptyline) from Swiss major Novartis. The deal was completed on December 22 for an amount that has not yet been disclosed by the parties. This drug will join the portfolio of 16 drugs that Cellera bought in April 2017 from Valeant through the acquisition of the Delta Therapeutic Institute (Instituto Terapêutico Delta). Founded by the entrepreneur Omilton Viconde Júnior in partnership with the private equity fund Victoria Capital Partners, Cellera is undergoing an investment plan for BRL 400 million (USD 123 million) in four years.

Pinheiro Guimarães advised Cellera Farmacéutica with Marcelo Lamy Rego, Maria Amélia Lisbão Senra Mastrocola, Ana Carolina Cassins Galdino and Conrado Davoli.

Pinheiro Neto advised Novartis AG with Miguel Tornovsky (Picture), Andre Vertullo Bernini, Angela Fan Chi Kung, Rodrigo De M. Carneiro De Oliveira, Giancarlo Chamma Matarazzo, Camila Martino Parise, Rodolfo Figliolini Schreuders, Roberto Mandetta Netto, Otavio B. P. De Carvalho, Júlia De Castro Kesselring, Luís Henrique P. Fernandes, Rafael Rossini Parisi and Tiago Moreira Vieira Rocha.

Involved fees earner: Marcelo Lamy Rego – Pinheiro Guimarães; Maria Amélia Lisbão Senra Mastrocola – Pinheiro Guimarães; Ana Carolina Cassins Galdino – Pinheiro Guimarães; Conrado de Almeida Sampaio Davoli – Pinheiro Guimarães; Miguel Tornovsky – Pinheiro Neto; André Vertullo Bernini – Pinheiro Neto; Rodolfo Figliolini Schreuder – Pinheiro Neto; Roberto Mandetta Netto – Pinheiro Neto; Otavio Pereira de Carvalho – Pinheiro Neto; Angela Fan Chi Kung – Pinheiro Neto; Camila Martino Parise – Pinheiro Neto; Júlia De Castro Kesselring – Pinheiro Neto; Rodrigo de Carneiro de Oliveira – Pinheiro Neto; Luis Henrique Perroni Fernandes – Pinheiro Neto; Rafael Rossini Parisi – Pinheiro Neto; Giancarlo Chamma Matarazzo – Pinheiro Neto; Tiago Moreira Vieira Rocha – Pinheiro Neto;

Law Firms: Pinheiro Guimarães; Pinheiro Neto;

Clients: Novartis; Cellera Farmacêutica;


Author: Ambrogio Visconti.