MediciNova, Inc. Receives Notice of an Australian Patent Allowance for a Method of Treating Neuropathic Pain
4/24/2012 10:11:47 AM
SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MediciNova Inc, a biopharmaceutical company traded on the NASDAQ Global Market (Nasdaq:MNOV) and the Jasdaq Market of the Osaka Securities Exchange (Code Number: 4875), today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the Australian Government Patent Office for a pending patent application that covers the use of ibudilast (MN-166) for the treatment of multiple forms of chronic neuropathic pain. MN-166 is the company's lead drug development candidate for certain neurological conditions, including progressive forms of multiple sclerosis, neuropathic pain and drug addiction.
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