Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


DHgate

Home > Press > NBMI Announces Issuance of US Patent On Targeted Delivery of Therapeutics

Abstract:
Officials at NanoBioMagnetics, Inc, announced today that the company has received Notification of Issuance from the US Patent and Trademark Office for its patent application on the delivery of bioactive substances to target cells.

NBMI Announces Issuance of US Patent On Targeted Delivery of Therapeutics

Edmond, OK | Posted on June 9th, 2010

The newly issued Patent (US 7,723,311), filed in 2005, which was developed through collaborative efforts with the Office of Naval Research and the University of Oklahoma, describes methods for preparing magnetically responsive nanomaterials containing a therapeutic load, and the use of external shaped magnetic forces to concentrate and release the therapeutic construct at a target site. The company has been developing this magnetic vectoring platform methodology since 2004. This is NBMI's second patent award with several related applications currently pending Patent Office review.

NBMI Founder and CEO, Charles Seeney, says this patent will form the Intellectual Property foundation for subsequent filings that will tend to become more applications specific. "We've been looking forward to the issuance of this patent for some time," says Seeney, "and, because of its basic nature and the broad coverage we receive, our IP platform for magnetic vectoring becomes very solid." NBMI was previously awarded a US Patent for the nanomechanical movement of middle ear tissue in the amplification of sound.

As noted by Dr. Barbara Yuill (Dunlap Codding PC), who prosecuted the patent application for NBMI, nanotechnology applications are notoriously difficult to advance through the patent office, "due to the multidisciplinary applicability and a large volume of nanotechnology research publications and patent applications." Yuill points out that one of the most challenging areas for nanotechnology inventors is the non-obviousness barrier to patentability. Nanotechnology inventions are not novel simply because the nanoparticles are small. Rather the nanoparticles, or the process used to make the nanoparticles, must yield unexpected results not previously recognized to be patentable.

The Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Office of Navy Research was specifically focused on the magnetically driven transport of superparamagnetic nanoparticles across the Round Window Membrane into the inner ear. Seeney says this technology could eventually be used to deliver genetic materials and therapeutics to the inner ear for hearing remediation.

The company, through its research collaborations, is now directing its magnetic vectoring platform to the tumor-specific delivery of chemotherapeutics, and to the development of early-stage cancer diagnostics. Seeney concludes, "while progress seems slow, and in the midst of a very negative economic climate, we continue to make significant technical advancements."

Safe Harbor Statement:

Certain statement included in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements relate to, among other things, plans and timing for the introduction or enhancement of products and services, statements about future market conditions, supply and demand conditions, and other expectations, intentions and plans contained in this press release that are not historical fact and involve risks and uncertainties. The company's expectations regarding future revenues are dependent upon the ability to develop and supply products and services that meet defined specifications. When used in this press release, the words "plan," "expect," "believe," and similar expressions are generally considered forward-looking statements. These statements reflect current expectations.

####

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Charles E Seeney

Copyright © NanoBioMagnetics

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Quantum networks: Back and forth are not equal distances! July 28th, 2015

Smart hydrogel coating creates 'stick-slip' control of capillary action July 27th, 2015

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Provides Update on PCAOB Audited Financials July 27th, 2015

Global Corrosion Resistant Nano Coatings Market To 2015: Acute Market Reports July 27th, 2015

Possible Futures

Smaller, faster, cheaper: A new type of modulator for the future of data transmission July 27th, 2015

Researchers predict material with record-setting melting point July 27th, 2015

Global Corrosion Resistant Nano Coatings Market To 2015: Acute Market Reports July 27th, 2015

Global Zinc oxide nanopowders Industry 2015: Acute Market Reports July 25th, 2015

Academic/Education

Deben reports on the use of their CT500 in the X-ray microtomography laboratory at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia July 22nd, 2015

JPK reports on the use of SPM in the Messersmith Group at UC Berkeley looking at biologically inspired polymer adhesives. July 21st, 2015

Renishaw adds Raman analysis to Scanning Electron Microscopy at the University of Sydney, Australia July 9th, 2015

Oxford Instrumentsí TritonXL Cryofree dilution refrigerator selected for the Oxford NQIT Quantum Technology Hub project June 30th, 2015

Nanomedicine

Stretching the limits on conducting wires July 25th, 2015

UT Dallas nanotechnology research leads to super-elastic conducting fibers July 24th, 2015

Nanopaper as an optical sensing platform July 23rd, 2015

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to Host One Week Symposium on Nanomedicine July 23rd, 2015

Announcements

Quantum networks: Back and forth are not equal distances! July 28th, 2015

Reshaping the solar spectrum to turn light to electricity: UC Riverside researchers find a way to use the infrared region of the sun's spectrum to make solar cells more efficient July 27th, 2015

Industrial Nanotech, Inc. Provides Update on PCAOB Audited Financials July 27th, 2015

Global Corrosion Resistant Nano Coatings Market To 2015: Acute Market Reports July 27th, 2015

Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing

Quantum networks: Back and forth are not equal distances! July 28th, 2015

Reshaping the solar spectrum to turn light to electricity: UC Riverside researchers find a way to use the infrared region of the sun's spectrum to make solar cells more efficient July 27th, 2015

Smarter window materials can control light and energy July 22nd, 2015

Magnetic nanoparticles could be key to effective immunotherapy: New method moves promising strategy closer to clinical use July 15th, 2015

Nanobiotechnology

Spintronics: Molecules stabilizing magnetism: Organic molecules fixing the magnetic orientation of a cobalt surface/ building block for a compact and low-cost storage technology/ publication in Nature Materials July 25th, 2015

Programming adult stem cells to treat muscular dystrophy and more by mimicking nature July 22nd, 2015

Biophotonics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015 July 21st, 2015

Rare form: Novel structures built from DNA emerge July 20th, 2015

Research partnerships

Spintronics: Molecules stabilizing magnetism: Organic molecules fixing the magnetic orientation of a cobalt surface/ building block for a compact and low-cost storage technology/ publication in Nature Materials July 25th, 2015

Stretching the limits on conducting wires July 25th, 2015

Ultra-thin hollow nanocages could reduce platinum use in fuel cell electrodes July 24th, 2015

UT Dallas nanotechnology research leads to super-elastic conducting fibers July 24th, 2015

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project