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Latham & Watkins Advises Octagon Therapeutics’ Research Alliance With Novo Nordisk

September 22, 2022
Firm represents the biopharmaceutical company in multi-year deal focused on inflammatory disease research.

Octagon Therapeutics, a preclinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing targeted medicines for autoimmune disease, has announced the initiation of a research collaboration with Novo Nordisk focused on inflammatory disease. This multi-year relationship will apply Octagon's functional target discovery approach and novel chemistry strategy in disease areas in which Novo Nordisk has specific expertise.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Octagon Therapeutics in the deal with a healthcare and life sciences team led by Bay Area partner Jekkie Kim.