Gilead Sciences 8-K 2006
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Gilead Sciences, Inc.
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On September 28, 2006, Gilead Sciences, Inc., together with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, amended and restated the Collaboration Agreement originally entered into on December 17, 2004, for their jointly owned limited liability company, Bristol-Myers Squibb & Gilead Sciences, LLC. Pursuant to the terms of the Amended and Restated Collaboration Agreement, the companies agreed to extend their joint venture to include the commercialization of Atripla in Canada. The joint venture currently sells Atripla in the United States.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.