TORONTO, Feb. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mindset Pharma Inc. (CSE: MSET) (FSE: 9DF) (OTCQB: MSSTF) (“Mindset” or the “Company”), a drug discovery company developing novel, optimized, next-generation psychedelic and non-psychedelic medications to treat neuropsychiatric and neurological disorders with unmet medical needs, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has granted allowance for another of Mindset’s Family 1 patent applications, number 17/743,718, titled “Psilocin Derivatives As Serotonergic Psychedelic Agents for the Treatment of CNS Disorders.” Included in this patent are certain deuterated psilocybin analogs from Family 1.
“We are pleased to announce that Mindset has received yet another allowance from the USPTO. This marks Mindset’s fourth allowance of composition of matter intellectual property (IP) rights for our growing IP portfolio,” said James Lanthier, CEO of Mindset Pharma. “Now, our Family 1 is covered by 3 patent allowances, further enhancing the strategic positioning of Family 1 and reaffirming its commercial potential.”
Family 1 consists of psilocybin-inspired drug candidates that demonstrate improved pharmacokinetic, efficacy and safety profiles, with reduced potential side effects and evidence of increased target engagement, in pre-clinical studies. This application is one of a family of applications having a priority date of February 4, 2020.
About Mindset Pharma Inc.
Mindset Pharma Inc. is a drug discovery and development company focused on creating optimized and patentable next-generation psychedelic and non-psychedelic medicines to treat neurological and psychiatric disorders with unmet medical needs. Mindset was established in order to develop next-generation pharmaceutical assets that leverage the breakthrough therapeutic potential of psychedelic drugs. Mindset is developing several novel families of next-generation psychedelic compounds, as well as an innovative process and cost-effective to chemically synthesize psilocybin in addition to its own proprietary compounds. The company has a co-development agreement with the McQuade Center for Strategic Research and Development, a member of the Otsuka Pharmaceuticals family of companies, for its short-duration compounds, Mindset Families 2 & 4.
For further information on Mindset, please visit our website at www.mindsetpharma.com.
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KCSA Strategic Communications
James Lanthier, CEO
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