Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc has identified fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) inhibitors reported to be useful for the treatment of anxiety, autism spectrum disorders, depression, schizophrenia, substance abuse and dependence, psychosis, parasomnia and trauma and stress related disorders.
New York-based Viewmind Inc. has applied for patent protection of methods and systems for detecting neurological disorders and/or measuring, fine-motor skills, processing speed, decision making, and cognitive processes by measuring eye movements, oculomotor features and pupil behavior.
The U.S. FDA has posted information on the regulatory review period for several medical devices that incorporate patented inventions, such as the determination for the Simplify artificial cervical disc by Simplify Medical Inc., of Sunnyvale, Calif. According to the FDA, the company seeks to tack nearly 1,100 days back on to the patent in question, an additional three years that may play a significant role in the company’s attempt to monetize the patent in question.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has released a draft version of patent examiner guidelines to address the increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the inventive process, reflecting the standing U.S. position that AI cannot be an inventor.
Sutro Biopharma Inc. has described antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) comprising a cytotoxic drug linked to an antibody or polypeptide residue through a linker reported to be useful for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
Jnana Therapeutics Inc. has identified sodium-dependent neutral amino acid transporter B(0)AT1 (SLC6A19) inhibitors reported to be useful for the treatment of diabetes, chronic kidney disease, metabolic dysfunction-associated steatohepatitis, phenylketonuria, metabolic syndrome, obesity, neurodevelopmental and autism spectrum disorders, among others.
Neuroninn Biosciences Co. Ltd. has synthesized G protein-coupled receptor GPR139 agonists reported to be useful for the treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, substance abuse and dependence and Parkinson’s disease.