OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Receives Patent on MAbTrap Antibody Technology - Pharmaceutical Technology

Latest Issue
PharmTech

Latest Issue
PharmTech Europe

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Receives Patent on MAbTrap Antibody Technology



OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage company developing therapeutics that target cancer stem cells, has been granted its first US patent on its MAbTrap antibody display technology. OncoMed's MAbTrap technology enables the identification of monoclonal antibodies that bind a particular target or set of targets, and bind such target or targets with high affinity and specificity. OncoMed has used the patented technology to identify and/or optimize antibodies, including proprietary bispecific antibodies, and demonstrated the activity of these antibodies in preclinical studies.

The new patent, US Patent No. 8,551,715, relates to methods of producing libraries of cells that express membrane-bound antibodies or other specific binding agents on their surface, and methods of identifying the cells in such libraries that express an antibody or other agent having the desired binding characteristics. The patented methods include mammalian cell display methods. Related patent applications are currently pending in the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The new patent and related applications are all solely owned byOncoMed.

Source: OncoMed Pharmaceuticals

ADVERTISEMENT

blog comments powered by Disqus
LCGC E-mail Newsletters

Subscribe: Click to learn more about the newsletter
| Weekly
| Monthly
|Monthly
| Weekly

Survey
FDASIA was signed into law two years ago. Where has the most progress been made in implementation?
Reducing drug shortages
Breakthrough designations
Protecting the supply chain
Expedited reviews of drug submissions
More stakeholder involvement
Reducing drug shortages
70%
Breakthrough designations
4%
Protecting the supply chain
17%
Expedited reviews of drug submissions
2%
More stakeholder involvement
7%
View Results
Eric Langerr Outsourcing Outlook Eric LangerTargeting Different Off-Shore Destinations
Cynthia Challener, PhD Ingredients Insider Cynthia ChallenerAsymmetric Synthesis Continues to Advance
Jill Wechsler Regulatory Watch Jill Wechsler Data Integrity Key to GMP Compliance
Sean Milmo European Regulatory WatchSean MilmoExtending the Scope of Pharmacovigilance Comes at a Price
New FDA Team to Spur Modern Drug Manufacturing
From Generics to Supergenerics
CMOs and the Track-and-Trace Race: Are You Engaged Yet?
Ebola Outbreak Raises Ethical Issues
Better Comms Means a Fitter Future for Pharma, Part 2: Realizing the Benefits of Unified Communications

Click here