Lexaria Granted Two New Patents in Canada
- Lexaria now holds 37 granted patents world-wide
- Potential application in treating nicotine addiction
KELOWNA, BC / ACCESSWIRE / October 12, 2023 / Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (NASDAQ:LEXX)(NASDAQ:LEXXW) (the "Company" or "Lexaria"), a global innovator in drug delivery platforms announces it has been granted two new patents by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office ("CIPO"), increasing Lexaria's complete patent portfolio to 37 granted patents.
Canadian Patent #2,984,917, "Stable Ready-to-drink Beverage Compositions Comprising Lipophilic Active Agents" was granted on September 26, 2023, and expires December 1, 2036. This patent recognizes Lexaria's innovations in delivering lipophilic (fat-based) active drugs and active molecules suspended in a water-based format. Lexaria's DehydraTECH technology can be used in both dry formats such as capsules and pills, as well as in liquid formats such as drops, tinctures and also beverages including consumer beverages. This is Lexaria's 6th granted patent in its patent family #3.
Canadian patent #3,111,082, "Lipohilic Active Agent Infused Tobacco Leaves and/or Tobacco Materials and Methods of Use Thereof" was granted on August 29, 2023, and expires on September 13, 2039. This patent recognizes Lexaria's innovations in infusing tobacco leaves directly with drugs or active molecules such as nicotine with or without cannabinoids for potential applications such as treating nicotine addiction. This is Lexaria's 1st granted patent in its patent family #14.
Lexaria has also filed for international patent protection for DehydraTECH-powered oral-nicotine following the earlier 2023 award of this patent class in the USA.
About Lexaria Bioscience Corp.
Lexaria Bioscience Corp.'s patented drug delivery technology, DehydraTECH™, improves the way active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) enter the bloodstream through oral delivery. Since 2016, DehydraTECH has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to increase bio-absorption with cannabinoids, antiviral drugs, PDE5 inhibitors and more. DehydraTECH has also evidenced an ability to deliver some drugs more effectively across the blood brain barrier. Lexaria operates a licensed in-house research laboratory and holds a robust intellectual property portfolio with 37 patents granted and many patents pending worldwide. For more information, please visit www.lexariabioscience.com.
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Released October 12, 2023