An important part of Active Biotech’s strategy involves broadly protecting its knowledge in relation to the product candidates through strong patents. This patent protection covers new chemical substances, pharmaceutical formulations, manufacturing methods and methods of use in important markets all over the world.
A patent provides an exclusionary right that prevents others from commercially exploiting the patented invention. Strong patent protection is therefore a pre-requisite for a company such as Active Biotech investing in the development of a product for commercialization. Active Biotech has built up its position in the field of medical research through strategically defined patent families, mainly focusing on the fields of neurodegeneration, autoimmunity, inflammation and cancer.