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MolMed S.p.A.. (6/7/16). "Press Release: MolMed and Oxford BioMedica Reviewed and Expanded the Existing License Agreements’ Framework". Milan.

Organisations Organisation MolMed S.p.A. (MLMD.MI)
  Organisation 2 Oxford BioMedica plc (LSE: OXB)
  Group Oxford BioMedica (Group)
Products Product LentiVector® technology
  Product 2 Zalmoxis®
Index term Index term MolMed–Oxford BioMedica: LentiVector technology, 201606– licenese non-excl for manufacturing + developm replacing 2004 agreement

MolMed S.p.A. (MLM.MI) and Oxford BioMedica plc (“Oxford BioMedica”) (LSE: OXB), today signed a new non-exclusive licence agreement concerning lentiviral vector technology and, considering recent expiration of relevant patents, terminated the existing exclusive licence agreement on retroviral patents.

By means of the new licence agreement, Oxford BioMedica grants to MolMed a non-exclusive licence under its LentiVector® platform technology for manufacturing and development services.

At the same time, the parties terminated the agreement dated 10 December 2004 under which Oxford BioMedica granted MolMed a world-wide, exclusive licence on development and commercialisation of certain products in the field of genetically modified T lymphocytes transduced with retroviral vectors used in research and ex vivo gene therapy, including Zalmoxis® (TK). As a result of this agreement settlement, MolMed owes no outstanding royalties to Oxford BioMedica while keep using the above mentioned technology, in the ongoing development and potential commercialization of Zalmoxis® (TK).

This press release is written in compliance with public disclosure obligations established by CONSOB (Italian securities & exchange commission) resolution no. 11971 of 14.5.1999, as subsequently amended.

About MolMed

MolMed S.p.A. is a medical biotechnology company focused on research, development and clinical validation of novel anticancer therapies. MolMed’s pipeline includes anti-tumour therapeutics in clinical and preclinical development: Zalmoxis® (TK) is a cell-based therapy enabling bone marrow transplants from partially compatible donors, in absence of post-transplant immune-suppression, currently in Phase III in high-risk acute leukaemia and under evaluation by EMA for a Conditional Marketing Authorization; NGR-hTNF is a novel therapeutic agent for solid tumours which displays antitumor activity through its specific binding to blood vessels feeding the cancer and to the concentration of immune system cells into the tumour mass, currently investigated in a broad clinical programme, involving more than 1000 treated patients; CAR-CD44v6, an immuno-gene therapy project potentially effective for many haematological malignancies and several epithelial tumours, currently in preclinical development. MolMed also offers top-level expertise in cell and gene therapy to third parties to develop, conduct and validate projects from preclinical to Phase III trials, including scale-up and cGMP production of clinical-grade viral vectors, and manufacturing of patient-specific genetically engineered cells. MolMed has its headquarters at the San Raffaele Biotechnology Department (DIBIT) in Milan, Italy, and a local unit at OpenZone, in Bresso (Milan). MolMed is listed on the main market (MTA) of the Milan stock exchange managed by Borsa Italiana (ticker Reuters: MLMD.MI).

For further information

Laura Villa
Investor Relations & Communication
phone: +39 02 21277.205

Press agent
Federico Ferrari
SEC Relazioni Pubbliche e Istituzionali s.r.l.
phone: +39 02 6249991 – mobile +39 347 6456873


This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes its expectations are
based on reasonable assumptions, these forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties,
including scientific, business, economic and financial factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from
those anticipated in the forward-looking statements. The company assumes no responsibility to update forward-looking
statements or adapt them to future events or developments. This document does not constitute an offer or invitation to
subscribe or purchase any securities of MolMed S.p.A.

Record changed: 2016-06-27


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