STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The United States Patent and Trademark Office (”USPTO”) has granted Cantargia AB’s (“Cantargia”) patent application concerning IL1RAP as a target molecule for antibody therapy of several solid tumor types. The granted patent follows the Notice of Allowance that was issued and communicated in June 2016.
The granted patent with number US 9,403,906 B1 planned to be published August 2, 2016, concerns Cantargias method to utilize IL1RAP as a target molecule for the treatment of several types of solid tumors. The patent provides protection until 2032 and covers treatment of several common forms of solid tumors, such as breast cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer and malignant melanoma.
”With the USPTO granting this patent, Cantargia has patent protection in the three major markets for pharmaceuticals – USA, Europe and Japan. The patent is important both for the development of our product candidate CAN04 as well as for our future patent portfolio” says Göran Forsberg, CEO.
This information is information that Cantargia AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the contact person set out above, at 8:30 (CEST) on July 15, 2016.
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