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A note about deal and licensing information
Detailed information about licensing terms is very difficult to find. While public companies may have to report this information to the SEC if the deal is material, they can request confidential treatment of the terms, so information will often be redacted from filings.
Rare Diseases and Orphan Drug Policies
MEDLINE (complete file)
Search the medical literature using the Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) orphan drug production.
Deals & Licensing
Use BI PHRM DRSE to search for licensing deals by company or drug. Available at terminals 7A (all Penn users) and the Yablon Financial Resources Lab (rm 242, Wharton users only) in Lippincott Library.
Focused on the medical device and medical equipment industries. Use the "Deals' tab to find information on M&A, strategic alliances, capital raising, etc.
SDC Platinum (local use only)
Available in Lippincott Library only. Includes information on strategic alliances and joint ventures, often including general deal terms.
For M&A activity, go to Screening & Analysis-->Deals & League Tables-->M&A. Life Science Analytics Deals and Alliances Reports, are also available here. Select Screening & Analysis--> Research --> Research Search. Search by life science as a contributor to locate these reports. This resource only works with Internet Explorer.