Published: December 06, 2012
Medgenics Key Patent Claims Allowed in Japan Protecting Core Technology to be Used in Hepatitis Treatment
MISGAV, Israel & SAN FRANCISCO - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Medgenics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MDGN and AIM: MEDU, MEDG) (the
"Company" ), the developer of a novel technology for the sustained
production and delivery of therapeutic proteins in patients using their
own tissue, today announced it has received a Notice of Allowance from
the Japanese Patent and Trademark Office for key claims protecting the
use of Medgenics' INFRADURE Biopump technology for the delivery of
interferon alpha (IFNa). Medgenics is developing INFRADURE as a new
approach to provide sustained and patient compliant interferon therapy
to address unmet needs in the treatment of hepatitis B, C, and D.
Similar claims protecting Medgenics' INFRADURE technology have been
granted or allowed in other large Asian markets including, China, Korea
and Australia. In addition, these countries have allowed broad claims to
Medgenics protecting the core Biopump technology for production and
delivery of proteins.
Patents covering core Biopump technology for a genetically modified
dermal micro-organ have already been granted to Medgenics in the U.S.
and in the EU.
To read the complete release at NewsBlaze,
Medgenics Key Patent Claims Allowed in Japan Protecting Core Technology to be Used in Hepatitis Treatment,
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