Navigation Links
Star Scientific Announces Patent Claims to Anatabine Citrate to be Granted by PTO
Date:9/12/2013

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Scientific, Inc. (NASDAQ: STSI) announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("PTO") issued a Notice of Allowance on September 3, 2013 to Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, in Application No. 13,477,295, covering anatabine citrate, the active component in the company's Anatabloc® products. A Notice of Allowance, issued by the PTO, is a notification that an applicant is entitled to a patent.  The patent is expected to issue within approximately two months. 

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130319/PH79245LOGO )

The allowed '295 application discloses an improved process for synthesizing anatabine that facilitates larger scale, commercial production, as well as novel salts of anatabine including anatabine citrate. An initial patent, U.S. Patent No. 8,207,346, based on the same disclosure, was awarded on June 26, 2012 and covered claims for the improved process for synthesizing anatabine.  The claims allowed in the '295 application cover anatabine citrate per se as well as formulations containing anatabine citrate. The company, through Rock Creek, continues to pursue several additional patent applications covering dietary formulations containing anatabine, and methods of administering anatabine for the nutritional management of disorders associated with unhealthy levels of inflammation.

Certain statements contained in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to statements identified by words such as "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," "intends," "plans," "targets," "projects" and similar expressions. The statements in this release are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our company's management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. Numerous factors could cause or contribute to such differences, including, but not limited to, results of clinical trials and/or other studies, the challenges inherent in new product development initiatives, including the continued development and market acceptance of our nutraceutical dietary supplements products, the effect of any competitive products, our ability to license and protect our intellectual property, our ability to raise additional capital in the future that is necessary to maintain our business, changes in government policy and/or regulation, potential litigation by or against us, any governmental review of our products or practices and the outcome of the ongoing investigations as well as other risks discussed from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, our annual report on Form 10-K and 10K/A for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012 and our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2013 and June 30, 2013. We undertake no duty to update any forward-looking statement or any information contained in this press release or in other public disclosures at any time.

About Star Scientific
Star Scientific, Inc. is a technology-oriented company with a mission to promote maintenance of a healthy metabolism and lifestyle. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Star Scientific has been engaged in the manufacturing, sale, and marketing of two nutraceutical dietary supplements, a cosmetic facial cream and facial serum, as well as the development of other nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals. The company also continues to pursue the licensing of the technology behind its proprietary StarCured® curing process and its related products. Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals has scientific and research offices in Gloucester, MA, and a regulatory office in Washington, DC. Star Scientific has a Corporate and Sales Office in Glen Allen, VA, and an Executive, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs office in Washington, DC.

Contact:
Talhia T. Tuck
Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations
Star Scientific, Inc.
(202)887-5100
ttuck@starscientific.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Star Scientific, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Global Scientific Community Condemns Destruction of Golden Rice Research
2. Boston Scientific Completes $1.05 Billion Senior Notes Offering
3. Hamilton Scientific Unveils New Website with an Expanded Resource Center
4. Scientific Proceedings Published, Challenging Conventional Neo-Darwinian Theory
5. Novus International to Present Scientific Findings on Prebiotics during Aquaculture Europe 2013
6. Mimedx Scientific Study Is Electronically Published in The International Wound Journal
7. Dr. David R. Bassett Joins ActiGraph Scientific Advisory Board
8. India Pharmaceutical Sector Reviewed by Kelly Scientific Publications in In-demand Report Now Available at MarketPublishers.com
9. Creabilis Appoints Professor Gil Yosipovitch and Professor Praveen Anand to its Scientific Advisory Board
10. Boston Scientific Announces Results For Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2013
11. Generex Confirms Conference Call with Members of the Antigen Express Scientific Advisory Board
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... San Antonio Texas (PRWEB) , ... ... ... announced today that it will share findings demonstrating the value of DNA ... cancer patients at this year’s San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Using molecular ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 01, 2016 , ... Orthogonal, a Chicago-based medical device ... Class II 510(k) clearance for their flagship medical device, SimplECG. , With this ... devices that rely on cloth-based nanosensors. While other companies have attempted to focus ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... leader in rapid infectious disease tests, introduced the Company,s newest product, the INSTI HIV ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161201/444905 ) Continue Reading ... ... , bioLytical was invited by the Clinton Health ... Self Test to 350 pharmacy representatives in Nairobi and Mombasa, ...
(Date:11/30/2016)... BOCA RATON, Fla. , Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... immunological biotherapeutic products, is pleased to announce the addition ... 1st Avenue Kearney, Nebraska . The ... for business on November 29th, 2016 and brings the ... Ileana Carlisle , BPC,s Chief ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/9/2016)... , June 9, 2016  Perkotek an innovation leader in attendance control systems is ... log work hours, for employers to make sure the right employees are actually signing ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160609/377486LOGO ... ... ...
(Date:6/7/2016)...  Syngrafii Inc. and San Antonio Credit Union ... integrating Syngrafii,s patented LongPen™ eSignature "Wet" solution into ... result in greater convenience for SACU members and ... existing document workflow and compliance requirements. ... Highlights: ...
(Date:6/2/2016)... The Department of Transport Management (DOTM) of ... Dollar project, for the , Supply and Delivery ... IT Infrastructure , to Decatur ... Identity Management Solutions. Numerous renowned international vendors participated in the ... was selected for the most compliant and innovative solution. The ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):