Vertex Pharmaceuticals's annual revenues are over $500 million (see exact revenue data) and has over 1,000 employees. It is classified as operating in the Scientific Research & Development Services industry.
Note: Vertex Pharmaceuticals's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals has actively raised capital from investors. These investors may include private investors, venture capital firms, or other investment vehicles.
March 18, 2009
Complete list of funding rounds and total amounts in the Company Report
Trademark applications show the products and services that Vertex Pharmaceuticals is developing and marketing.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals's new tradmarks suggest it is investing in R&D and marketing, while expanding into new products or markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
TRIKAFTA Pharmaceutical preparations for the treatment of cystic fibrosis
AKAFTREO Pharmaceutical preparations for the treatment of cystic fibrosis
KLYTREOS Pharmaceutical preparations for the treatment of cystic fibrosis
Patent applications show Vertex Pharmaceuticals's intellectual property,
its current capabilities and future direction.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals has applied for 663 patents since 2009.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals's most recent patent was filed in October 2018 for Modulators Of Atp-binding Cassette Transporters.Compounds of the present invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions thereof, are useful as modulators of ATP-Binding Cassette (â€œABCâ€) transporters or fragments thereof, including Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (â€œCFTRâ€). The present invention also relates to methods of treating ABC transporter mediated diseases using compounds of the present invention.
Complete list of patent applications
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