Amendment no. 1 dated October 23, 2020 to the License, Collaboration, and Option Agreement between Sarepta Therapeutics Three, LLC and F. Hoffman-La Roche Ltd dated December 21, 2019

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Exhibit 10.1


FIRST Amendment to License, Collaboration, and Option Agreement

This FIRST AMENDMENT TO LICENSE, COLLABORATION, AND OPTION AGREEMENT (this “First Amendment”) is made and entered into as of October 23, 2020 (the “First Amendment Effective Date”) between Sarepta Therapeutics Three LLC, a limited liability company organized and existing under the laws of the State of Delaware, United States of America, with its principal offices at 215 First Street, Cambridge, MA, 02142  (“Sarepta”) and F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, a company organized and existing under the laws of Switzerland, with its principal office at Grenzacherstrasse 124, 4070 Basel, Switzerland (“Roche”).  Sarepta and Roche may be referred to herein individually as a “Party” and collectively as the “Parties.”

WHEREAS, Sarepta and Roche entered into that certain License, Collaboration, and Option Agreement dated December 21, 2019 (the “Original Agreement”); and

WHEREAS, the Parties desire to make certain amendments to the Original Agreement;

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the promises and covenants contained in this Amendment, and intending to be legally bound, the Parties hereby agree as follows:


Interpretation.  Capitalized terms not defined in this First Amendment have the meanings given such terms in the Original Agreement. References to Sections and Schedules herein will be to Sections and Schedules of the Original Agreement, except as otherwise noted.





Section 1.58 is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:

Eligible Medical Affairs Costs” means the Medical Affairs Costs actually incurred by or on behalf of a Party or its Affiliates with respect to any Licensed Product to the extent in compliance with both the Joint Global Medical Affairs Plan and the amount budgeted therefor in the Joint Global Medical Affairs Budget, plus applicable Allowable Overruns or other amounts approved by the JSC. “Eligible Medical Affairs Costs” expressly excludes direct costs incurred to engage healthcare professionals, including honoraria, meal, travel, and incidental costs.


Effect on Original Agreement.  Except as specifically amended by this Amendment, the Original Agreement will remain in full force and effect and is hereby ratified and confirmed.  Each future reference to the Original Agreement will refer to the Original Agreement as amended by this Amendment.  To the extent a conflict arises between the terms of the Original Agreement and this Amendment, the terms of this Amendment shall prevail but only to the extent necessary to accomplish their intended purpose.


Incorporation.  Article 17 of the Original Agreement is hereby incorporated mutatis mutandis into this Amendment.


Binding Effect. This First Amendment will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the Parties and their respective permitted successors and assigns.


Authority. As of the First Amendment Effective Date, each Party hereby represents and warrants that (a) it has the power and authority to execute and deliver this First Amendment, (b) the execution, delivery, and performance of this First Amendment by it has been duly authorized by all requisite




corporate action, and (c) this First Amendment has been duly executed and delivered on behalf of such Party and constitutes a legal, valid, and binding obligation of such Party and is enforceable against it in accordance with its terms.


Governing Law. This First Amendment and all amendments, modifications, alterations, or supplements hereto, and the rights of the Parties, will be construed under and governed by the laws of the State of New York, United States, exclusive of its conflicts of laws principles.


Amendments. This First Amendment may not be modified or amended, except by another agreement in writing executed by duly authorized signatories of each Party.


Counterparts.  This First Amendment may be executed in two or more counterparts, all of which taken together will be regarded as one and the same instrument.  Each Party may execute this First Amendment in Adobe™ Portable Document Format (PDF) sent by electronic mail.  PDF signatures of authorized signatories of the Parties will be deemed to be original signatures, will be valid and binding upon the Parties, and, upon delivery, will constitute due execution of this First Amendment.

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties have executed this First Amendment to License, Collaboration, and Option Agreement through their duly authorized representatives.


Sarepta Therapeutics Three, LLC

By:  /s/ Adam Hopkin

Name:  Adam Hopkin

Title:  Manager




By:  /s/ Claire Steers

By:  /s/ Dr. Franziska Bachler

Name:  Claire Steers

Name:  Dr. Franziska Bachler

Title:  Global Alliance Director

Title:   Legal Counsel



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