Navigation Links
Oramed Pharmaceuticals Granted Japanese Patent for its Core Technology in Oral Delivery of Proteins

JERUSALEM, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ORMP) (, a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it has received approval for a key patent by the Japanese Patent Office. The patent, titled "Methods and Compositions for Oral Administrations of Proteins," covers a core concept of the company's technology. The patent has also been approved in Israel and Australia. Oramed's portfolio now consists of seven issued patents and 28 patents pending.

According to a report by the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations, Japan constitutes 12% of the global sales of new medicines launched in the period from 2006 to 2010.

Nadav Kidron , CEO of Oramed, commented, "We are very excited to add the Japanese patent to our international portfolio. The Japanese patent approval represents a great success in further establishing the global standing of Oramed's innovative oral delivery technology."

About Oramed Pharmaceuticals

Oramed Pharmaceuticals is a technology pioneer in the field of oral delivery solutions for drugs and vaccines currently delivered via injection. Established in 2006, Oramed's technology is based on over 30 years of research by top research scientists at Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center. Oramed is seeking to revolutionize the treatment of diabetes through its proprietary flagship product, an orally ingestible insulin capsule (ORMD-0801) currently approaching Phase 2 clinical trials under U.S. IND, and with its oral exenatide capsule (ORMD-0901; a GLP-1 analog), currently approaching Phase 2a trials. The company's corporate and R&D headquarters are based in Jerusalem.

For more information, the content of which is not part of this press release, please visit

The company's fact sheet can be viewed here.

Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains forward-looking statements. For example, we are using forward-looking statements when we discuss our approaching of phase 2 clinical trials. These forward-looking statements are based on the current expectations of the management of Oramed only, and are subject to a number of factors and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements, including the risks and uncertainties related to the progress, timing, cost, and results of clinical trials and product development programs; difficulties or delays in obtaining regulatory approval or patent protection for our product candidates; competition from other pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies; and our ability to obtain additional funding required to conduct our research, development and commercialization activities. In addition, the following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements: changes in technology and market requirements; delays or obstacles in launching our clinical trials; changes in legislation; inability to timely develop and introduce new technologies, products and applications; lack of validation of our technology as we progress further and lack of acceptance of our methods by the scientific community; inability to retain or attract key employees whose knowledge is essential to the development of our products; unforeseen scientific difficulties that may develop with our process; greater cost of final product than anticipated; loss of market share and pressure on pricing resulting from competition; laboratory results that do not translate to equally good results in real settings; our patents may not be sufficient; and final that products may harm recipients, all of which could cause the actual results or performance of Oramed to differ materially from those contemplated in such forward-looking statements. Except as otherwise required by law, Oramed undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. For a more detailed description of the risks and uncertainties affecting Oramed, reference is made to Oramed's reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Company and Investor Relations Contact:
Aviva Sherman
USA:   +1-646-240-4193
Int'l: +972-2-566-0001

SOURCE Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Oramed Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 11th National Life Science & Technology Week ILSI-BIOMED Conference; Tel Aviv, Israel, 2012
2. Oramed Pharmaceuticals Granted Core Technology Patent in New Zealand
3. Oramed Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 12th Annual Diabetes Technology Society Meeting in Bethesda, MD, Nov 8-10, 2012
4. Oramed Pharmaceuticals Completes $5.6 Million Funding to Advance Clinical Trials
5. Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. to Webcast, Live, at on February 7th
6. Shares of Oramed Pharmaceuticals Are Approved for Listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market
7. Oramed Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 4th Annual Drug Delivery & Formulation Summit in Berlin
8. Savient Pharmaceuticals to Hold First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call on Wednesday, May 9, 2012
9. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Deutsche Bank 37th Annual Healthcare Conference
10. Nouveau Life Pharmaceuticals (HRID) Contracts with U.S. Manufacturer to Produce New Female Supplement
11. BioElectronics Survey Indicates a Five-Fold Superior Pain Relief Compared to OTC Pharmaceuticals
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/26/2016)... LAS VEGAS , June 26, 2016 ... movement to value-based care operating models within the health ... that enable greater financial efficiency , Deloitte offers ... address the key business issues impacting efficient cost optimization: ... alignment , These services facilitate better outcomes and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016  Collagen Matrix, Inc., ("Collagen ... and manufacturing of collagen and mineral based medical ... that Bill Messer has joined the ... further leverage the growing portfolio of oral surgery, ... Bill joins the Collagen Matrix executive team ...
(Date:6/24/2016)...   Bay Area Lyme Foundation , collaborating ... for Tick Borne Illness , Harvard Medical School ... Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, and the Veterans ... finalists of Lyme Innovation , the first ... scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors from several ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s a matter of indulgence ... high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those who set the bar ... from reveals that behind the tendency to set low expectations is ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her ... would lash out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he ... he would use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort ... the American Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients ... seniors and other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... June 24, ... ... lifestyle publication Haute Living, is proud to recognize Dr. Barry M. Weintraub as ... believes that “the most beautiful women in the world, and the most handsome ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Venture Construction Group ... Tournament held on June 20th at the Woodmont Country Club at 1201 Rockville ... an organization dedicated to helping service members that have been wounded in battle and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):