BioLight Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for the Long-Term Controlled-Release Drug-Delivery Insert Platform

BioLight announces the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued patent number 8,765,166 covering the device that is inserted into the eye to treat an ocular condition that contains an active agent of a free acid salt form of a prostaglandin with a low elution rate profile that is contained in the long-term controlled-release insert platform.

The patent will be in effect at least until May 2031. This patent covers the technology used in Eye-D®, the company’s controlled-release latanoprost insert currently in a Phase 1/2a clinical study in the U.S. for the treatment of glaucoma.

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