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CURE Pharmaceutical Announces Crosslink Patent for Covering Company's Proprietary CureFilm™ Drug Delivery Technology

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OXNARD, Calif., May 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CURE Pharmaceutical (OTCQB:CURR), ("CURE"), a leading disruptive drug delivery technology and pharmaceutical cannabinoid molecule development company, announced today publication by the Unites States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) of its Patent application entitled "Pharmaceutical Composition with Ionically Crosslinked Polymer Encapsulation of Active Ingredient." This patent application, which has been assigned USPTO publication number US-2017-0100327 to CURE Pharmaceutical, covers the Company's proprietary CureFilm™ drug delivery technology.

"This publication by the USPTO of our Crosslink patent is an important step in the application process, moving us closer to our goal of approval and issuance of this patent," said Rob Davidson, CEO of CURE. "This is yet another milestone in the advances CURE continues to make in our technology platform, taking our product capabilities to even higher levels, allowing us to offer highly effective products that contain precisely controlled levels of an active or multiple actives in a stable, convenient and practical platform."

The patent, which covers compositions and thin films containing an encapsulated pharmaceutical ingredient, as well as methods of manufacturing and using the same, allows for better stability and delivery into the lower GI system, increasing the potential for absorption into the blood without degradation of the active ingredient. It also allows for the combination of active pharmaceutical ingredients on one thin film without negative interaction.

CURE's intellectual property (IP) development strategy focuses on improving product integrity, efficiency and load capacity for all drug delivery technologies. CURE has protected these innovations using a blended strategy of patents, trade secrets and proprietary equipment design.

CURE has a broad and growing patent portfolio, with several patents issued and pending:

  PATENTS ISSUED    
SLW File Number Title Application Number Patent Number
3768.003US2 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MINIMIZING HEAT, MOISTURE, AND SHEAR DAMAGE TO MEDICANTS AND OTHER COMPOSITIONS DURING INCORPORATION OF SAME WITH EDIBLE 11/836,758 US 8,840, 919 B2
3768.007US1 METHODS FOR MODULATING DISSOLUTION, BIOAVAILABILITY, BIOEQUIVALENCE, AND DRUG DELIVERY PROFILE ON THIN FILM DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS, CONTROLLED-RELEASE THIN FILM DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS, CONTROLLED RELEASE THIN FILM DOSAGE FORMATS, AND METHODS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE AND USE 11/371,167 US 8,999,372 B2
3768.003US3 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MINIMIZING HEAT, MOISTURE AND SHEAR DAMAGE TO MEDICANTS AND OTHER COMPOSITIONS DURING INCORPORATION OF SAME WITH EDIBLE FILMS 14/490,959 US 9,155,698 B2
3768.028MX1 EDIBLE FILM FOR TRANSMUCOSAL DELIVERY OF NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS (MEXICO)   MX/A/2007/013708
3768.006US1 EDIBLE FILMS FOR ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICAMENTS TO ANIMALS, METHODS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE FOR THE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS 10/921,770 US 9,561,182 B2


  PATENTS PENDING    
3768.004US2 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MINIMIZING HEAT, MOISTURE AND SHEAR DAMAGE TO MEDICANTS AND OTHER COMPOSITIONS DURING INCORPORATION OF SAME WITH EDIBLE FILMS 12/251,349 N/A
3768.010CN1 THIN FILM WITH HIGH LOAD OF ACTIVE INGREDIENT PCT/US2014/037522 N/A
3768.010US1 THIN FILM WITH HIGH LOAD OF ACTIVE INGREDIENT 13/890,875 N/A
3768.011US1 PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION WITH SEQUESTRATION OF ACTIVE PHARMACEUTICAL INGREDIENT 15/315,264 N/A
3768.011WO1 PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION WITH SEQUESTRATION OF ACTIVE PHARMACEUTICAL INGREDIENT PCT/US2015/033274 N/A
3768.024US1 THIN FILM WITH HIGH LOAD OF ACTIVE INGREDIENT 14/069,239 N/A

About CURE Pharmaceutical
Headquartered in Oxnard, California, CURE Pharmaceutical (OTC:CURE) is a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical/bioscience company that leverages disruptive proprietary drug delivery technologies for a broad range of molecules serving the biopharmaceutical, veterinarian, medical foods and pharmaceutical cannabis markets. CURE develops its patented and proprietary delivery system (CureFilm™), the most advanced oral thin film on the market today, from its industry leading full service cGMP manufacturing facility. The Company's mission is to deliver proven drugs in a fast and efficient manner and to improve the quality of life.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of fact, including those statements with respect to the Company's business development, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date made and are not guarantees of future performance. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. 

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