Eli Lilly And Company, a company involved in business activities in pharmaceuticals sector, has been recently granted a patent for invention titled “VARIANTS OF HUMAN GDNF”.
The patent has been issued as granted patent number 306332 filed as application number 7354/DELNP/2013 having scope (abstract) of invention as:
“The present invention relates to novel variants of human glial cell-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) and methods for their use.”
The primary independent claim (claim 1) of this patent states:
“A human GDNF variant comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO:23:
KILXaa 84NLSXaa 88NXaa 9oRLVSEKVGQACCRPIAFDDDLSFLDDNLVYHI
LRXaa 125HSAKXaa 13oCGCI
i) Xaa 84 is K or A;
ii) Xaas8 is R or K;
iii) Xaago is R or K;
iv) Xaa is K or E; and
v) Xaai3o is R or E.”
The patent has been granted under International Patent Classification (IPC) A61K 38/18, C07K 14/475, which covers inventions related to:
A61K 38/18 – Growth factors; Growth regulators
C07K 14/475 – Growth factors; Growth regulators
This patent can be opposed under post-grant patent opposition within 12 months of the date of grant of this patent.
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