Motif Bio Announces Notice of Allowance for Two U.S. Iclaprim Patents with Expiration in 2037

August 8, 2018
Motif Bio plc

Motif Bio plc (AIM/NASDAQ: MTFB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company specialising in developing novel antibiotics, today announced that the Company has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for United States Patent Application Nos. 15/586,021 and 15/586,815.  The claims relate to the use of iclaprim to treat patients with bacterial infections, including but not limited to acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections, hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and Staphylococcus aureus lung infections in patients with cystic fibrosis.  The two method of use patents will expire in November 2037.

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