Navigation Links
Oramed Pharmaceuticals Granted Japanese Patent for its Core Technology in Oral Delivery of Proteins
Date:4/3/2013

JERUSALEM, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ORMP) (http://www.oramed.com), 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  http://www.oramed.com

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
       +972-54-792-4438
E-mail: aviva@oramed.com


'/>"/>
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 RetailInvestorConferences.com 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:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2017)... -- Bayer has awarded grants totaling more than $2 million to ... Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program (BHAP). Four U.S. clinicians and researchers ... and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in ... were announced last night during a reception at the International ... Berlin, Germany . ...
(Date:7/11/2017)... July 11, 2017  Dr. Echenberg, founder of Echenberg Institute, is announcing ... patients who suffer from painful intercourse and other painful pelvic pain conditions ... due to menopause. ... VuVatech LLC ... Sarasota, Florida -based start-up company, VuVatech LLC, fills a ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... GAITHERSBURG, Md. , July 10, 2017 ... in non-animal test methods, is the recipient of a ... by the PETA International Science Consortium. The device, which ... be used to expose human lung cells to airborne ... lung. IIVS will use the VITROCELL® system for testing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:7/28/2017)... ... July 28, 2017 , ... Shamanic Teacher ... and Spiritual Awakening, is proud to announce the return of her increasingly ... interested in learning more about the mystical world of shamanism, nature wisdom, the ...
(Date:7/27/2017)... ... July 27, 2017 , ... Standard Process is ushering in a new ... the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, North Carolina and by announcing a ... the fall of this year, occupying over 10,000 square feet on the first floor ...
(Date:7/27/2017)... ... July 27, 2017 , ... Somnoware, a leading ... (PSG) distributed scoring solution to its healthcare management platform. This solution provides physicians ... speed and functionality of scoring in the cloud is on par with doing ...
(Date:7/27/2017)... ... ... eating isn’t always easy. Currently, more than 80 percent of Americans fail to eat the ... and sugar. This trend may help explain why the obesity rate seems stuck. The most ... a culture, we seem to have food on the brain more. "We eat two more ...
(Date:7/27/2017)... NY (PRWEB) , ... July 27, 2017 , ... ... President Barack Obama from 2012-2016, will keynote Day 2 of the HIMSS Healthcare ... event kicks off at the Sheraton Boston Hotel, Sept. 11-13, 2017. , Daniel ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):