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Patent Confirmation from US PTO, Neuralstem (Amex: CUR)

CUR received notification that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) upholding the patentability, without amendment, of all claims in US Patent No. 5,753,506 and intends to issue a reexamination certificate in due course.  This patent describes methods of culturing and expanding neural stem cells.

  • A re-examination request had been filed by a third-party requestor in 9/09.

“We are of course pleased that the USPTO has upheld the patentability of all of our claims, without amendment.  U.S. Patent No# 5,753,506 is a core technology patent for Neuralstem,” said Richard Garr, Neuralstem’s  President & CEO.

Referencing our post 8/18/10, “A Brewing Dilemma” at http://www.scimitarequity.com/blog/2010/08/18/a-brewing-dilemma