Voluntary Compliance Undertaking of Pfizer Canada Inc. to the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board
1.0 Product Summary
1.1 Xalkori (200 and 250 mg/capsule) is indicated as monotherapy for use in patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive locally advanced (not amenable to curative therapy) or metastic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
1.2 Health Canada issued a Notice of Compliance (NOC) for Xalkori on April 25, 2012. Sales in Canada commenced on May 24, 2012.
1.3 Canadian Patents 2,577,937; 2,632,283; 2,578,066 and 2,517,256 pertain to Xalkori and Pfizer Products Inc. (US) is considered the owner of these patents. The first patent pertaining was patent no. 2,577,937, which was laid open on March 2, 2006. The last patent pertaining will expire on November 23, 2026.
1.4 Pfizer Canada Inc. is the patentee for purposes of the Patent Act and the Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB).
2.0 Terms of the Voluntary Compliance Undertaking
In order to comply with the Voluntary Compliance Undertaking (VCU), Pfizer Canada Inc. agrees to undertake the following:
2.1 To agree to the terms of the Confidential Undertaking which are incorporated herein attached as Appendix A of this VCU:
2.2 To agree that the MAPPs and/or NEAPs for Xalkori 200 mg/capsule and Xalkori 250 mg/capsule are as below:
||MAPP and/or N-NEAP
||Xalkori 200 mg/capsule
||Xalkori 250 mg/capsule
2.3 To reduce the N-ATP for Xalkori 200 mg/capsule and 250 mg/capsule in 2016 to a price that is below the 2016 N-NEAP as stated above and to ensure that the price in each market where Xalkori 200 mg/capsule and 250 mg/capsule is sold is within the Guidelines;
2.4 To ensure that the price of Xalkori remains within the Guidelines in all future periods in which Xalkori (200 mg/capsule and 250 mg/capsule) is under the PMPRB's jurisdiction.
Name: Frederic Lavoie
Position: Vice President, Access and Government Relations
Patentee: Pfizer Canada Inc.
Date: June 3, 2016