Agile Sciences Announces Issuance of 2 Additional US Patents

Newly issued patents expand intellectual property protection for Company’s proprietary compounds
 
RALEIGH, N.C. - April 24, 2014 - PRLog -- Agile Sciences announced today that two additional patents have been issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, providing the Company with expanded intellectual property protection, for its proprietary anti-biofilm small molecules.

U.S. Patent No. 8,618,149, entitled "Inhibition of Biofilms with Imidazole Derivatives", was issued on December 31, 2013.  The patent expands coverage of the composition and use of compounds exclusively licensed by Agile Sciences from NC State University.

U.S. Patent No. 8,653,124, entitled "Inhibition of Biofilms in Plants with Imidazole Derivatives", was issued on February 18, 2014.  This patent covers agricultural applications of the Company’s compounds.

Agile co-founder, Dr. John Cavanagh, commented: “We are very pleased to have been issued these two patents, which will provide the Company with additional intellectual property protection for our potent anti-biofilm small molecules.”

Agile Sciences Vice President of Research and Development, Dr. Eva Garland, noted: “The issuance of these patents will enable us to further develop and commercialize Agile Sciences’ licensed compounds for a variety of applications, including human health and agriculture.”

About Agile Sciences:
Agile Sciences is headquartered on North Carolina State University's Centennial Campus. The company's proprietary compounds have been shown to be effective in overcoming bacterial resistance mechanisms.  For additional information, please visit: http://www.agilesci.com.

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