NetworkNewsBreaks – Pulmatrix, Inc. (NASDAQ: PULM) Obtains Key U.S. Patent for PUR0200 to Treat COPD

Pulmatrix (NASDAQ: PULM) said today that it has received a key patent in the United States for its lead drug candidate, PUR0200, which is intended to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD). PUR0200 is an inhaled drug made by combining Pulmatrix’s technology platform with tiotropium bromide. The patent provides the company with intellectual property protection for the drug until 2033. The company is currently developing PUR0200 in both Europe and the United States, following regulatory pathways that offer faster approvals and decreased costs. “This new patent is another step forward to bringing PUR0200 to market—and to be able to offer new benefits to patients suffering from COPD,” Robert W. Clarke, Ph.D., Pulmatrix CEO, stated in the news release.

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About Pulmatrix       

Pulmatrix is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative inhaled therapies to address serious pulmonary disease using its patented iSPERSE™ technology. The company’s proprietary product pipeline is focused on advancing treatments for lung diseases, including  opportunities in major pulmonary diseases through collaborations, like PUR0200, a branded generic in clinical development for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and PUR1900, an inhaled antifungal that could benefit severe asthmatics and patients with rare diseases like cystic fibrosis.  Pulmatrix’s product candidates are based on iSPERSE™, its proprietary dry powder delivery platform, which seeks to improve therapeutic delivery to the lungs by maximizing local concentrations and reducing systemic side effects to improve patient outcomes. For more information, visit www.pulmatrix.com.

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