Navigation Links
U.S. Patent Office Confirms Validity of Osteotech's U.S. Patent No. 5,676,146

EATONTOWN, N.J., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Osteotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTE), a leader in the emerging field of biologic solutions for regenerative medicine, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has confirmed the validity of its U.S. Patent No. 5,676,146. The '146 patent covers mixtures of a radiolucent material, such as demineralized bone, with a radiopaque material, such as nondemineralized or partially demineralized bone, that is provided in sufficient quantity to be used as a radiographic marker. The Patent Office's reexamination certificate also includes four new claims.

"We are pleased that the United States Patent Office has confirmed the validity of our '146 patent," said Sam Owusu-Akyaw, Osteotech's President and Chief Executive Officer. "The '146 patent is an important part of our strategic vision providing patent protection for certain of our current Grafton(R) DBM products and for our next generation DBM products currently under development. It is our patent protection that allows us to make the investments necessary to continue to develop superior products for the medical community and patient care."

Osteotech, Inc., headquartered in Eatontown, New Jersey, is a global leader in providing OsteoBiologic solutions for regenerative medicine to support surgeons and their patients in the repair of the musculoskeletal system through the development of innovative therapy-driven products that alleviate pain, promote biologic healing and restore function. For further information regarding Osteotech, this press release or the conference call, please go to Osteotech's website at

Certain statements made throughout this press release that are not historical facts contain forward-looking statements (as such are defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) regarding the Company's future plans, objectives and expected performance. Any such forward-looking statements are based on assumptions that the Company believes are reasonable, but are subject to a wide range of risks and uncertainties and, therefore, there can be no assurance that actual results may not differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, the Company's ability to develop and introduce new products, differences in anticipated and actual product and service introduction dates, the ultimate success of those products in the marketplace, the continued acceptance and growth of current products and services, the impact of competitive products and services, the availability of sufficient quantities of suitable donated tissue and the success of cost control and margin improvement efforts. Certain of these factors are detailed from time to time in the Company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All information in this press release is as of March 24, 2008 and the Company does not intend to update this information.

SOURCE Osteotech, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Dynavax Issued Landmark Patent Covering Second-Generation TLR9 Agonists
2. VisEn Medical Files Action to Invalidate New Caliper Life Sciences Patent
3. Pressure BioSciences, Inc. Issued First Patent in Canada
4. Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces Issuance of 23rd U.S. Patent
5. CODA Genomics Announces Issuance of Optimized Synthetic Gene Production Patent
6. Forest Laboratories Announces Federal Appeals Court Upholds Lexapro(R) Patent Decision
7. Weil Gotshal Wins Major Victory for Applera; Secures Summary Judgment Invalidating Three Patents
8. Angiotech receives favourable patent decision from New Zealands Intellectual Property Office
9. Angiotech reaches agreement with Johnson & Johnson to settle outstanding patent litigation
10. Warner Chilcott Announces New Information in USPTO Reexamination of Taclonex Patent
11. Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. Obtains Validation of European Patent for Alzheimers Vaccine in 19 Countries
Post Your Comments:
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... Park Systems , world ... scanning ion conductance microscopy module to Park NX10 that is the only product ... SICM benefits virtually all materials characterization that require measurements in liquid such as ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... Texas (PRWEB) , ... December ... ... , a leading relationship marketing company specializing in scientifically backed, age-defying products, ... January 2016 issue, which highlights the exponential success and unrivaled opportunities that ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... Calif. , Dec. 1, 2015 Cepheid ... of its participation at the Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference ... this morning, the Company is reaffirming its outlook for ... for 2016, in addition to discussing longer term business ... and Chief Executive Officer.  "We continue to be the ...
(Date:12/1/2015)... ... December 01, 2015 , ... The American Society of Gynecologic ... Kyle Mathews will join fellow surgeons in the shared pursuit of “advancing ... experienced urogynecologist, founder of Plano Urogynecology Associates and Fellow of the American ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/10/2015)... YORK , Nov. 10, 2015 ... to behavioral biometrics that helps to identify and ... fraud. Signature is considered as the secure and ... the identification of a particular individual because each ... more accurate results especially when dynamic signature of ...
(Date:11/4/2015)... York , November 4, 2015 ... a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Home ... Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 - 2022", the global home ... US$ 30.3 bn by 2022. The market is estimated ... forecast period from 2015 to 2022. Rising security needs ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... JOLLA, Calif. , Oct. 29, 2015  The ... a new report titled, "DNA Synthesis and Biosecurity: Lessons ... well the Department of Health and Human Services guidance ... issued in 2010. --> ... but it also has the potential to pose unique ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):