MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PetVivo Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:PETV) an emerging biomedical device company focused on the licensing and commercialization of innovative medical devices and therapeutics for pets is pleased to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a patent related to the Company’s proprietary encapsulated or coated stent systems. The broad scope of the issued claims in this patent, entitled “Encapsulated or Coated Stent Systems” provides protection for a broad range of proprietary products, including stents coated with PetVivo’s biocompatible coacervate biomaterial.
PetVivo’s biomaterial technology and the claims issued in this patent provide comprehensive coverage related to biocompatible stents for treatments in humans and companion animals.
With this recent patent issuance by the USPTO, PetVivo’s intellectual property portfolio has grown to twenty-one allowed patents, nine of which are United States patents. PetVivo has an additional seventeen patent applications pending in the US and in strategic foreign countries.
PetVivo diligently protects its proprietary technologies, including the fabricated biomaterials and their application in end products and devices. To maximize the strength and value of its intellectual property the claims generally cover the commercial devices/therapeutics, the manufacturing methods and the methods of use of PetVivo’s proprietary technology.
About PetVivo Holdings, Inc.
PetVivo Holdings Inc. (OTCQB: PETV) is an emerging biomedical device company currently focused on the manufacturing, commercialization and licensing of innovative medical devices and therapeutics for companion animals. The Company's strategy is to leverage human therapies for the treatment of companion animals in a capital and time efficient way. A key component of this strategy is the accelerated timeline to revenues for veterinary medical devices, which enter the market much earlier than more stringently regulated pharmaceuticals and biologics.
PetVivo has a pipeline of seventeen products for the treatment of animals and people. A portfolio of eighteen patents protects the Company's biomaterials, products, production processes and methods of use. The Company’s lead product Kush, a veterinarian-administered, intraarticular injection for the treatment of osteoarthritis in dogs and horses, is scheduled for expanded commercial sale later this year.
John Lai, CEO
PetVivo Holdings, Inc.
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