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Orega Biotech: Interleukin-17 patent granted in Europe

Issuance of a European patent covering the use of IL-17A antagonists for the treatment of cancer


Lyon, France, October 8, 2018 – OREGA Biotech, the biotech company committed to the development of novel monoclonal antibody-based immunotherapies for cancer patients, announced the grant of patent EP2569335 by the European Patent Office. This patent covers IL-17A neutralizing antibodies for use as a therapeutic tool to increase the response to other chemotherapeutic agents. "The delivery of this European Patent is another important milestone for OREGA Biotech; it is the fifth issued patent related to our IL-17 programs”, commented Jeremy Bastid, Chief Operating Officer of OREGA Biotech. "Intellectual property is a key asset in OREGA's target discovery programs. Our capacity to obtain broad claims covering novel cancer targets offers a valuable competitive advantage.”



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