Egalet Corporation (Nasdaq: EGLT) (“Egalet”), a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and marketing innovative treatments for pain and other conditions, today announced it has received a U.S. patent for its proprietary Guardian™ Technology.
The patent covers the Guardian Technology two-component tablet architecture which provides precise drug delivery and can confer abuse-deterrent properties. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued patent number 9,884,029 covering Egalet-002. The patent offers protection through March 2024.
Egalet has been granted a total of 20 U.S. patents and 59 patents outside of the U.S. that cover Guardian Technology and its product candidates.