Egetis Therapeutics gets Notice of Intent to Grant for a new European patent for a combination therapy with Aladote
January 11, 2022
Egetis Therapeutics AB (publ) (ticker: EGTX) today announced that the European Patent Office (EPO) has issued a Notice of Intent to Grant for a new patent covering a combination treatment with the company’s clinical candidate drug Aladote® (calmangafodipir) and N-acetylcysteine (NAC). The new patent further improves the unique value proposition of the Aladote franchise and provides patent protection until year 2037 in Europe, before a potential extension.
The new patent covers a combination treatment with NAC and Aladote for “late presenters”, i e patients that started treatment with NAC and calmangafodipir 8 hours or later after an overdose of paracetamol. A potential combination product is also covered by the patent.
“We are very pleased that the patent for this combination treatment of Aladote and NAC will be granted, which further strengthens our robust calmangafodipir patent portfolio that amongst others includes a composition of matter patent with protection until year 2032 in US and EU ”, said Nicklas Westerholm, CEO, Egetis Therapeutics.