Nashville, TN asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) for Tennessee

Q: Can I patent a Takeda compound already in use to a new use in humans which is not covered in the patent?

I have been studying a compound from Takeda in culture and in animals. The Takeda compound has unique actions on cells that not described nor predicted in the patent. Can I now make a user patent on the compound??

1 Lawyer Answer
Steven Fairchild
Steven Fairchild
  • Patents Lawyer

A: Absolutely. They're called "method of treatment" patents.

I'm very familiar with them and help you prepare an application for filing with the USPTO.

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