Andrew Haupt represents emerging to multinational life sciences companies in all aspects of their legal affairs, including complex license, collaboration and other partnering agreements, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, and other financial and commercial transactions. His clients include pharmaceutical, biotech, vaccine, medical device, technology, and emerging growth companies as well as private equity firms. Prior to private practice, Andrew was corporate counsel to a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company.
Takeda in its license and collaboration arrangement with Novavax for production and commercialization of Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate in Japan
Takeda in the sale to Neuraxpharm of global rights to the prescription brand Buccolam® (indicated for the emergency treatment of epileptic children with prolonged acute convulsive seizures).
Astellas in its acquisition of Xyphos Biosciences, a development-stage biotechnology company focused on immuno-oncology therapeutics, for a total transaction value of up to USD $665 million including USD $120 million upfront and potential future development milestone payments.
AbbVie in the exclusive option and license agreement with Harpoon for HPN217, Harpoon's BCMA-targeting Tri-specific T cell Activating Construct.
AbbVie in its exclusive license agreement with Disc Medicine granting worldwide rights to a series of hemojuvelin antagonist monoclonal antibodies.
H. Lundbeck A/S in its acquisition via tender offer of Alder BioPharmaceuticals, in a transaction valued at approximately $1.95 billion, consisting of cash and contingent value rights (CVRs).
H. Lundbeck A/S in its acquisition of Abide Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focusing on multiple indications in neurology and psychiatry, for $250 million upfront and up to an additional $150 million in development and sales milestones.
Regeneron in its up to $1 billion agreement with Alnylam Pharmaceuticals for the development and commercialization of new RNA interference therapeutics for diseases in the eye, central nervous system and liver. As part of the transaction, Regeneron made a $400 million investment in Alnylam equity.
AbbVie in a collaboration and option agreement with Mission Therapeutics to research and develop specified DUB inhibitors for the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease.
Merck KGaA in its novel risk-sharing collaboration agreement with SFJ Pharmaceuticals for development of Merck’s abituzumab as a first-line treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer in combination with Erbitux® and chemotherapy.
A pharmaceutical company in a collaboration and option agreement with a data-driven design company to apply AI to the discovery, research and development of clinical candidates for the treatment of disorders in the central nervous system.
A biopharmaceutical company in a $23 million preferred stock financing with various investors and a license and supply agreement with a pharmaceutical company to develop and commercialize a drug device combination product for the treatment of epileptic seizures.
Multiple clients in license, research, option, service, and other agreements with various universities including the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, Vanderbilt University, Drexel University, the University of Massachusetts, and the University of Texas.
University of Chicago Law School, 2011, J.D.
Davidson College, 2005, A.B., Philosophy, minor in Mathematics, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa