Press Release

Burns & Levinson Represents iVeena Delivery Systems, Inc. in Strategic Licensing Agreement with Glaukos Corporation

August 29, 2022


Boston, MA, August 30, 2022 – Burns & Levinson is pleased to announce that it represented iVeena Delivery Systems, Inc. (iVeena), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company with developmental products in keratoconus and pediatric myopia, in a strategic licensing agreement with Glaukos Corporation (NYSE: GKOS). On August 24, iVeena announced that it has licensed its lead asset, IVMED-80, an Orphan Drug Designated eye drop for keratoconus to Glaukos. The agreement grants Glaukos an exclusive global license to develop and commercialize IVMED-80. As part of the agreement, Glaukos paid $10 million upfront and will assume all costs associated with the development and regulatory activities on IVMED-80. In addition, deal terms include the potential for both development and sales milestone payments as well as royalties on sales to iVeena.

iVeena Delivery Systems, Inc. is a privately held, clinical stage ophthalmology company developing disease-modifying pharmacologic innovations for refractive diseases. iVeena is also developing IVMED-85, a first in class, investigational eyedrop formulation for pediatric myopia where it plans to initiate a first in human clinical trial early 2023.

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