Spago Nanomedical has received notice from the European Patent Office (EPO) that it intends to grant the company’s patent application including a critical component of the SpagoPix candidate drug SN132D.
The granted patent will extend protection of SpagoPix in Europe until at least 2038.
The second largest market for MRI contrast agents
The granted patent, ”Chemical compounds for coating of nanostructures” (EP18700364.5) provides Spago Nanomedical with additional protection for SpagoPix in Europe, the second largest market for MRI contrast agents. The patent contains claims for the proprietary coating material that is part of the company´s unique nano-particles.
The patent application has been submitted in additional countries, including USA and Japan.
Photo of Mats Hansen, CEO of Spago Nanomedical and SpagoPix. Photo: Emil Aaltonen