Press release Communiqué de presse
Press release Communiqué de presse
February 11, 2015 11 February, 2015
Sernova is Awarded Patents in Multiple Countries for Cell Pouch™ and Therapeutic Cell Transplantation Technologies
Source: Sernova Corp
February 12, 2015, 6:00 a.m. EDT
LONDON, ONTARIO (Marketwire – February 12, 2015) - Sernova Corp. (TSX-V: SVA), today announced that the Patent Offices in China, Israel, Singapore and New Zealand have issued Notices of Allowance and issued patents to Sernova for its patent application entitled "Methods and Devices for Cellular Transplantation.”
These patents help protect Sernova’s entire Cell Pouch(TM) system, including the Cell Pouch(TM) itself, as well as the Cell Pouch(TM) combined with therapeutic cells and surgical tools for cell transplantation. These issued patents, in addition to patent rights already granted or actively being pursued in other countries, will provide Sernova with patent protection through 2030.
“Patent applications on Sernova’s technologies are being pursued in multiple countries around the world and we are confident that additional patents will be granted on an international basis,” stated Dr. Philip Toleikis, Sernova’s President and CEO.
"Potential strategic partners, including major pharmaceutical companies place significant value in issued patents,” stated Dr. Philip Toleikis, Sernova’s President and CEO. He continued, “Since 2009, we have been relentless at carrying out our strategy to secure exclusive patent rights on our core technologies, to develop an international footprint for our products.”
Sernova Corp is a clinical stage regenerative medicine company developing medical technologies for the treatment of chronic debilitating metabolic diseases such as diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. Sernova is developing the Cell Pouch(TM), an implantable medical device for therapeutic cells (donor, xenogeneic or stem cells) which then release proteins and/or hormones as required. The therapeutic cells are protected from immune attack by Sernova’s proprietary local immune protection technology.
For further information contact: Philip Toleikis, Ph.D., President and CEO Tel: (604) 961-2939 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com www.sernova.com
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