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09/3/13 - $12.90
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443.8M
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VIVUS, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, develops and commercializes therapies to address unmet needs in obesity, sleep apnea, diabetes, and sexual health in the United States and the European Union. The company offers Qsymia, a drug for the treatment of obesity as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adult patients with an initial body mass index of 30 or greater, or 27 or greater in the presence of at least one weight-related comorbidity, such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, or high cholesterol; and STENDRA, an oral phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. It is also developing Qsymia, which has completed Phase II clinical studies for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and diabetes. The company has an agreement with Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation for the development and commercialization of avanafil, a PDE5 inhibitor compound for the oral and local treatment of male and female sexual dysfunction. VIVUS, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

98 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 1991

vivus inc (VVUS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Chief Commercial Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $212.1K
Interim Chief Financial Officer and Principal...
Total Annual Compensation: $274.8K
Senior Vice President of Business Development...
Total Annual Compensation: $398.8K
Vice President of Clinical Development
Total Annual Compensation: $419.7K
Vice President of U S Operations and General ...
Total Annual Compensation: $369.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

vivus inc (VVUS) Key Developments

VIVUS Announces Acquisition of Topiramate-Related Patents from Janssen Pharmaceuticals

VIVUS, Inc. announced the acquisition of a group of patents from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. covering uses of topiramate as monotherapy and in combination with other pharmaceutical agents to treat a variety of medical conditions. Janssen has agreed to dismiss the lawsuit it brought against VIVUS on August 22, 2014 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware (Case No. 1:14-cv-01088 UNA). The patents acquired by VIVUS - including U.S. 6,071,537 (Shank), U.S. 6,362,220 (Cottrell) and others - are directed to methods of using topiramate to treat obesity, lower blood pressure and lipid parameters, and reduce blood glucose. VIVUS also assumed all rights under Janssen's license for U.S. 6,323,236 (McElroy), owned by the University of Cincinnati, and will be responsible for all future financial obligations under that license. The McElroy patent is directed to methods of using topiramate to treat impulse control disorders. VIVUS will pay a one-time upfront fee and a royalty to Janssen on Qsymia product sales for an assignment of these topiramate-related patents owned by Janssen. VIVUS has an option to buy out the royalty for a predetermined amount.

Michael J. Astrue Announces Not to Stand for Re-Election for the Board of VIVUS, Inc

Michael J. Astrue notified VIVUS Inc. that he will not stand for re-election to the company's Board of Directors at the next annual meeting of stockholders.

VIVUS Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

VIVUS Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total net revenue of $21.9 million compared to $5.534 million a year ago. Net loss was $25.83 million, or $0.25 per basic and diluted share compared to $55.512 million or $0.55 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Loss from operations was $17.5 million against $51.45 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $25.83 million against $55.63 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $25.83 million or $0.25 per basic and diluted share against $55.64 million or $0.55 per basic and diluted share a year ago. For the six months, the company reported total net revenue of $58.6 million compared to $9.65 million a year ago. Net loss was $41.4 million, or $0.40 per basic and diluted share compared to $109.1 million or $1.08 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Loss from operations was $25.414 million against $105.242 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $41.813 million against $109.4 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $41.4 million or $0.40 per basic and diluted share against $109.403 million or $1.08 per basic and diluted share a year ago.

 

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