Orchid had developed a new molecule known as OCID-5090, which was licensed to a company named Allecra Therapeutics, this molecule was undergoing the clinical trials and the molecule has cleared the Phase 3 clinical trials.
Allecra Therapeutics would now either directly or through out license file for NDA of this molecule. Allecra has already out licensed the product to Haini Pharmaceuticals, China for the Chinese Territory at a value of $78mn plus royalties.
As per the IP Agreement between Orchid Pharma Limited and Allecra Therapeutics, Orchid is entitled to receive a Royalty of 6-8% on the worldwide sales of the product. Therefore, once the molecule is commercialised, Orchid can expect a regular stream of Royalty from Allecra. Further, the rights to develop and commercialise the molecule in India (which is under patent protection) remain with Orchid Pharma Limited, and the company is evaluating the various options to commercialise the product.