Cullinan Management’s License Agreement With Zai Lab Limited


Goodwin Procter LLP advised Cullinan Management, Inc. on the deal.

Cullinan Management, Inc. (Nasdaq: CGEM) announced its exclusive license agreement with Zai Lab Limited (NASDAQ: ZLAB; HKEX: 9688) for the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of CLN-081, in Greater China.

Cullinan is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing a diversified pipeline of targeted oncology and immuno-oncology therapies with transformative potential for cancer patients.

Zai Lab is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing transformative medicines for cancer and infectious and autoimmune diseases to patients in China and around the world.

Under the terms of the agreement, Cullinan Pearl, a Cullinan Oncology company, will receive a $20 million upfront payment, with the potential to receive up to an additional $211 million in development, regulatory and sales-based milestone payments. Cullinan Pearl is also eligible to receive high-single-digit to low-teen tiered royalties based on annual net sales of CLN-081 in Greater China, which includes mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Zai Lab obtains the exclusive right to develop, manufacture and commercialize CLN-081 in Greater China.

The Goodwin team was led by Richard Hoffman (Picture), Noelle Dubiansky, Sarah Stoiber, and Dan Karelitz.

Involved fees earner: Noelle Dubiansky – Goodwin Procter; Richard Hoffman – Goodwin Procter; Daniel Karelitz – Goodwin Procter; Sarah Stoiber – Goodwin Procter;

Law Firms: Goodwin Procter;

Clients: Cullinan Management;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti