Exelixis, Inc. Announces Settlement of CABOMETYX® (cabozantinib) Patent Litigati… – Press Release


Exelixis, Inc. EXEL today announced that it has entered into a Settlement and License Agreement (Agreement) with Teva Pharmaceuticals Development, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (collectively Teva). This settlement resolves patent litigation brought by Exelixis in response to Teva’s Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) seeking approval to market a generic version of CABOMETYX® (cabozantinib) tablets prior to the expiration of the applicable patents.

Pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, Exelixis will grant Teva a license to market its generic version of CABOMETYX in the United States beginning on January 1, 2031, if approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and subject to conditions and exceptions common to agreements of this type.

Additionally, in accordance with the Agreement, the parties will terminate all ongoing Hatch-Waxman litigation between Exelixis and Teva regarding CABOMETYX patents pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

The Agreement is confidential and subject to review by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice.

About Exelixis

Exelixis is a globally ambitious oncology company innovating next-generation medicines and regimens at the forefront of cancer care. Powered by bi-coastal centers of discovery and development excellence, we are rapidly evolving our product portfolio to target an expanding range of tumor types and indications with our clinically differentiated pipeline of small molecules, antibody-drug conjugates and other biotherapeutics. This comprehensive approach harnesses decades of robust investment in our science and partnerships to advance our investigational programs and extend the impact of our flagship commercial product, CABOMETYX® (cabozantinib). Exelixis is driven by a bold scientific pursuit to create transformational treatments that give more patients hope for the future. For information about the company and its mission to help cancer…