Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 7, 2022

Olema Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State or other jurisdiction


(I.R.S. Employer

of incorporation)

File Number)

Identification No.)

512 2nd Street, 4th Floor

San Francisco, California


(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

(415) 651-3316

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 1.01Entry into Material Definitive Agreement.

On June 7, 2022, Olema Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Olema”) and Aurigene Discovery Technologies Limited (“Aurigene”), entered into an exclusive global license agreement (the “License Agreement”) to research, develop and commercialize novel small molecule inhibitors of an undisclosed oncology target.

Under the terms of the License Agreement, Olema will make an upfront licensing payment of $8 million for rights to a pre-existing Aurigene program. Aurigene will also be eligible to receive up to $60 million in potential clinical development and regulatory milestones, up to $370 million in potential commercial milestones, and royalties ranging from the mid-single digits to the low teens based on annual net sales. During the initial research term, Olema will contribute funding to Aurigene to facilitate ongoing discovery efforts and the companies will jointly direct further preclinical work. Upon successful completion of the research term, Olema will lead clinical development as well as regulatory and commercial activities.

The foregoing description of the License Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the License Agreement, which will be filed as an exhibit to Olema’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ending June 30, 2022. Olema intends to redact certain portions of the License Agreement for confidentiality purposes.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: June 8, 2022


/s/ John B. Moriarty, Jr.

John B. Moriarty, Jr.

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary