Asterias Expands Global IP Portfolio with New Patents

- February 15th, 2018

Asterias Biotherapeutics (NYSE:AST), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing regenerative medicine therapeutics to treat neurological conditions associated with de-myelination and cellular immunotherapies to treat cancer, today announced that it has strengthened its global IP portfolio over the past 12 months with the issuance of 46 new patents, including in the United States, Europe, Japan, Canada, … Continued

Asterias Biotherapeutics (NYSE:AST), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing regenerative medicine therapeutics to treat neurological conditions associated with de-myelination and cellular immunotherapies to treat cancer, today announced that it has strengthened its global IP portfolio over the past 12 months with the issuance of 46 new patents, including in the United States, Europe, Japan, Canada, China, Australia, Israel and South Korea.

As quoted in the press release:

“We are excited about these new patents as they provide additional protection for certain aspects of the AST-VAC2 manufacturing process and support scalable processes of culturing pluripotent stem cells,” said Michael Mulroy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Asterias.  “In addition to being important for our own programs, these patents and our entire patent portfolio could enhance shareholder value by providing future licensing and partnering opportunities with third parties.”

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