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BioLineRx Ltd. Announces Receipt of Two Notices of Allowance from USPTO for Patents Covering BL-1021, an Orally Available New Chemical Entity for Treatment of Neuropathic Pain  
6/5/2012 10:36:38 AM

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioLineRx (NASDAQ:BLRX)(TASE:BLRX), a biopharmaceutical development company, announced today that two Notices of Allowance have been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for BL-1021, an orally available small molecule for treating neuropathic pain. The first has been issued for a patent application claiming BL-1021's composition, that when issued, will be valid until at least September 2022. Additional patents claiming BL-1021's composition are granted or pending in Europe, Japan, Canada, Korea, Mexico, Israel, India, China and Australia. The other Notice of Allowance is for a patent application claiming the use of BL-1021 for the treatment of pain, that when issued, will be valid until at least January 2028. Additional patents claiming the use of BL-1021 for the treatment of pain are pending in Europe, Japan, Canada, Korea, Mexico, Israel, India, China and Australia.
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