Seattle Genetics, Inc. Announces Corporate Name Change to Seagen Inc. - Seite 2
The company also recently entered into two strategic collaborations with Merck that will accelerate and broaden the global development of the investigational ADC ladiratuzumab vedotin and the commercialization of TUKYSA in Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and other regions outside of the U.S., Canada and Europe. These strategic collaborations will further expand Seagen’s global presence in oncology and ability to deliver cancer medicines around the world.
Along with the new name, the company will adopt a new logo and will change its corporate website from www.seattlegenetics.com to www.seagen.com. Seagen will provide further updates to customers, suppliers and partners regarding these changes in the implementation of the new name.
Seagen Inc. is a global biotechnology company that discovers, develops and commercializes transformative cancer medicines to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives. Seagen is headquartered in the Seattle, Washington area, and has locations in California, Canada, Switzerland and the European Union. For more information on our marketed products and robust pipeline, visit www.seagen.com and follow @SeagenGlobal on Twitter.
Forward Looking Statements
Certain of the statements made in this press release are forward looking, such as those, among others, relating to the Company’s pipeline, its ability to develop and commercialize innovative cancer medicines, its ability to expand its operations globally and bring TUKYSA and other potential new therapies to patients around the world, including in collaboration with Merck. Actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected or implied in these forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause such a difference include without limitation the difficulty and uncertainty of pharmaceutical product development; the risk of adverse events or safety signals; inability to show sufficient activity in clinical trials; the possibility of adverse regulatory actions; the possibility that the Company may encounter challenges in commercializing its therapeutic agents outside of the United States, including with respect to regulatory, reimbursement, compliance, operational or other matters; the possibility that the Company may encounter challenges in its collaborations with Merck or other collaborators which may delay or limit its ability to deliver its current and future potential therapeutic agents globally; and the duration and severity of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting global economic, financial and healthcare system disruptions. More information about the risks and uncertainties faced by the Company is contained under the caption “Risk Factors” included in the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2020 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.