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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 | Patents, Roche

Roche CEO Says Upcoming Patent Losses Putting Pressure on Profitability

Roche chief executive Severin Schwan acknowledged that some of the company's "highly profitable medicines [are] coming off patent," and while it has new medicines "to ramp up&hellip…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018 | Patents

Latest Innovega Patent Allowance Is Awarded in Advance of Imminent Wearable Display Technology Boom

The US Patent and Trademark Office issued two notices of allowance to complement the 11 US patents already issued to Innovega, a Washington-based company that aims to deliver stylish, light-weight, we…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | Patents, SciFluor Life Sciences

SciFluor Announces 6 New Patent Issuances Covering the Use of SF0166 Topical Ophthalmic Solution in Retinal Diseases

SciFluor Life Sciences announced that the European Patent Office has issued a patent (EP 2953948) for SF0166, a novel potent and selective small molecule inhibitor of integrin αvβ3, in reti…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017 | Patents, Glaukos Corporation

Glaukos Announces Issuance of New U.S. Patent

Glaukos announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 9,827,143 to the company. Entitled “Shunt Device and Method for Treating Ocular Disorders”, …

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Thursday, October 05, 2017 | Glaucoma, Patents

New US Patent Allowance Granted to AXIM Biotechnologies for Cannabinoid Ophthalmic Solutions for Glaucoma and Conjunctivitis

AXIM Biotechnologies was granted a patent that claims the use of an ophthalmic solution comprising cannabinoids for the treatment of glaucoma and symptomatic relief of conjunctival inflammation. The U…

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Wednesday, October 04, 2017 | Patents, Allergan

U.S. House Committee Launches Probe of Allergan Patent Deal

A U.S. House of Representatives committee launched a probe into drugmaker Allergan's deal to transfer some of its patents to a Native American tribe to shield them from review, according to a repo…

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Monday, October 02, 2017 | Patents, Imprimis Pharmaceuticals

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Secures First Key Composition Patent for Dropless Therapy Formulations

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals announced it has secured its first patent covering the company's Dropless Therapy formulations from the Australian Patent office, a division of IP Australia. Patent 201429…

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Monday, September 18, 2017 | Corporate Lawsuits, Patents, Allergan

Allergan's Restasis Patent Transfer to Face Precedent-Setting Legal Battle

Allergan caused a lot of hand-wringing in the biotech community and excitement among patent lawyers, when the drugmaker announced it would transfer patents for Restasis, Allergan's longstandi…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017 | Corporate Lawsuits, Patents, PhysIOL sa

PhysIOL: Company Successful in Patent Infringement Action Protecting FINEVISION IOLs

PhysIOL has claimed that the Dusseldorf District Court in Germany has confirmed that VSY Biotechnology infringes the European Patent EP 2 503 962 of PhysIOL S.A. In its judgment on June 29, 2017, the …

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 | Patents, Alphaeon

Strathspey Crown Announces Issuance of US Patent of the First Implantable IOL with a Video Camera and Wireless Transmission Capability

Strathspey Crown announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a U.S. Patent (No. 9,662,199) covering an implantable IOL with an optic (including accommodating, multifoc…

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Thursday, July 06, 2017 | Patents, Opthea

Opthea Receives Notice of Allowance for Key Patent Covering OPT-302 Eye Disease Drug in the United States

Opthea announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trade Mark Office for the company's Patent Application No. 14/768,701 for its OPT-302 soluble VEGFR-3 …

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 | Patents

LKC Technologies' Portable RETeval Electrodiagnostic Device and Sensor Strips Earn Two United States Patents

The RETeval device, LKC Technologies' full function flash ERG/VEP system, was granted a patent (USPTO # 9,492,098 B2) on November 15, 2016 for its exclusive stimulus generation, and another patent…

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | Patents

Guardion Health Sciences Receives Patent for its Diagnostic Device, the MapcatSF

Guardion Health Sciences has announced that the patent for its MapcatSF diagnostic device has been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The MapcatSF is GHS's premier diagnosti…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | Patents

Mati Therapeutics Expands Intellectual Property Portfolio

Mati Therapeutics announced that it has been granted US Patent No. 9,445,944 titled “Lacrimal Implants and Related Methods." The patent, which expires in 2028, claims a method of providing …

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Friday, September 23, 2016 | Patents

Lenstec Receives US Patent for Aspherical Multifocal Intraocular Lens

Lenstec announced it has been granted a US patent for its aspherical multifocal IOL (patent number 9,433,496), according to a company news release. The Lenstec SBL 3 IOL (Segmented Bifocal Lens) is…

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