Pfizer Pays $135M To Bow Out Of Marketing Deal

Law360, New York (November 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Pfizer Inc. seems to have mended its fraying relationship with partner Nektar Therapeutics by agreeing to pay Nektar $135 million in order to bow out of a marketing agreement the two companies had over the diabetes drug Exubera.

The companies announced Tuesday that they have resolved all contractual issues in relation to Exubera with the one-time payment of $135 million putting to rest any remaining obligations Pfizer had to Nektar.

“This agreement demonstrates the industry leadership of Pfizer and the company’s desire to work with world-class...
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