BEDMINSTER, N.J., and DUBLIN, Ireland, Dec. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amarin Corporation plc (Nasdaq:AMRN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to improve cardiovascular health, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has published notification of a Notices of Allowance for Amarin's U.S. Patent Applications Serial Numbers 13/685,281, and 13/685,291, each titled "Stable Pharmaceutical Composition and Methods of Using Same." The claims in these allowed applications cover methods of lowering triglycerides by administering a pharmaceutical composition comprised of a mixture of free fatty acids, including EPA and/or DHA to varying degrees, to patients with severe hypertriglyceridemia (the MARINE population) and in patients with hypertriglyceridemia on concomitant statin therapy (the ANCHOR population). A Notice of Allowance is issued after the USPTO makes a determination that a patent can be granted from an application. The issued patents would have terms that expire no earlier than in 2030.
Amarin Announces Notification Of Patent Allowances For U.S. Applications 13/685,281, And 13/685,291 Related To Triglyceride Lowering With A Mixture Of Omega-3 Free Fatty Acid (Including EPA And/or DHA) In Both The MARINE And ANCHOR Patient Populations
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