Japanese Patent Office to grant patent for cancer vaccine technology

Monday, 12 February 2018

Regeneus (ASX: RGS), today announced that the Japanese Patent Office has issued a decision to grant a patent covering the use of cancer vaccine technology for the treatment of a range of cancers in humans and animals.

The Japanese Patent Office has issued a decision to allow a patent covering the company’s cancer vaccine technology for the treatment of cancer in humans and animals to be granted. The patent to be granted on Japanese Patent Application No. 2015-549902 entitled “Vaccines for the treatment or prevention of cancer and compositions for enhancing vaccine efficacy” will provide commercial rights in Japan through to 2033. A corresponding patent has been granted in Australia and corresponding patents are being pursued for grant in other key territories including the USA and Europe.