InSite Vision receives patent issuance

August 21, 2013

InSite Vision Inc.’s drug delivery system has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Alameda, CA-InSite Vision Inc.’s drug delivery system has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

The patent will provide utility-composition of matter protection until 2029 for InSite Vision’s DuraSite 2 for both its delivery system and drugs.

The drug delivery system provides a platform for developing topically delivered ocular drugs with enhanced tissue penetration in order to improve efficacy and dosing convenience.

“Based on its ability to improve drug retention and penetration (significantly) into the tissues of the eye, we believe (the drug delivery system) could serve as a standard drug delivery technology across ophthalmic therapeutics,” said Timothy Ruane, chief executive officer of InSite Vision. “We plan to utilize the . . . platform in the development of all future InSite Vision pipeline products and seek partners via licensing agreements.”

 

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