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Abviva, Inc. Announces Notice of Canadian Patent for Technology Used in Breast Cancer Diagnostics and Therapeutics


7/26/2010 11:57:03 AM

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abviva, Inc. (Pink Sheets: ABVV), a biomedical company engaged in the development and commercialization of breast cancer-related applications of Mammastatin, announced that the Canadian Patent Office issued notice that it will be issuing patent application Number 2.267.095 within 12 weeks.

The Mammastatin technology continues to increase its protection as evidenced by the granting of patents around its core technology. In recent months, the Japanese Patent Office issued two patents on the Mammastatin technology, and the Canadian patent will help protect the technology when it begins international expansion.

"The Company is very pleased with this notice of patent to be granted and believes that the issuance of the many patents will allow Abviva to expand internationally in years to come," said Barrett Evans, Abviva's CEO.

About Abviva

Abviva, Inc. is a biomedical company engaged in the innovation, development and commercialization of breast cancer-related applications of Mammastatin, a growth inhibitory protein discovered at the University of Michigan Cancer Center that demonstrated anti-breast cancer properties. The discovery was developed into a simple breast cancer diagnostic blood test that demonstrated healthy women have high or normal levels of the protein and women with breast cancer have no detectable or very low levels of the protein. Abviva intends to commercialize the Mammastatin Serum Assay as a reference test through its wholly owned subsidiary laboratory under CLIA certification.

Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical facts are "forward-looking" statements (identified by the words "believe", "estimate", "project", "expect" or similar expressions) within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that would cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, continued acceptance of the Company's products and services in the marketplace, competitive factors, changes in the regulatory environment, and other risks detailed in the Company's periodic report filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The statements in this press release are made as of today, based upon information currently known to management, and the Company does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Abviva, Inc.


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