Schering and Bayer seal drug ownership agreement

Chynoweth, Emma
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 60, p33
Trade Publication
This article reports that Bayer Schering Pharma and Novartis have settled a dispute over U.S. production of the interferon-based multiple sclerosis treatment Betaseron, sold in the U.S. as Betaferon. The deal sees Bayer Schering Pharma acquiring most of Novartis' Emeryville, California, site, where it will produce the drug for U.S. patients. Bayer Schering will have full control of the manufacturing and process technology and continue to employ the facility's workforce.


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