logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Discovery Lab: USPTO Issues New Patent Supporting AEROSURF Development Program

Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (DSCO: Quote), a specialty biotechnology company, announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office, or USPTO, has issued a Notice of Allowance for a patent entitled "Capillary System With Fluidic Element." The license to this patent will provide the company with additional exclusivity regarding certain proprietary and technical aspects of its capillary aerosol generator technology, a key component of its AEROSURF program.

AEROSURF is an investigational combination drug-device product being developed to deliver Discovery Labs' KL4 surfactant in aerosolized form to premature infants with respiratory distress syndrome. The company plans to initiate its AEROSURF phase 2 clinical program in the fourth quarter of 2013.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
Gas explosion in Fresno in California injured 11 people on Friday afternoon. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) said workers who are not affiliated with the company have struck a 12-inch natural gas transmission pipeline and the gas leaked was ignited due to the dig-in. Verizon Communications' FiOS TV service has modified its programming bundles and will now offer new packages so that users can subscribe only for channels they prefer to watch. Instagram, the photo sharing app owned by Facebook, has updated its community guidelines to disallow nudity and harassment in uploaded photos and pictures, as well as cyber bullying.
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT