Orexo AB Signs Agreement for Abstral(TM) for the Middle East and Africa  
9/16/2010 10:23:28 AM

STOCKHOLM & UPPSALA, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Orexo AB (STO:ORX) announces today that an exclusive licensing and distribution agreement has been signed with NewBridge Pharmaceuticals for Abstral™, Orexo´s product for the treatment of breakthrough cancer pain. The agreement grants NewBridge rights to seek approval for Abstral™ in the Middle East and Africa and, where approval is granted, to market and sell the product in these territories. The agreement covers 64 countries across the Middle East and Africa, and excludes Israel where the product is already partnered.