Colorcon Reaffirms World-Wide Patent Positions for Enteric Coating CompositionsBy Colorcon Inc., PRNE
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
HARLEYSVILLE, Pennsylvania, March 23, 2011 - Colorcon, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BPSI Holdings Inc., today
announced specific details on its world-wide patent positions for enteric
coating compositions in response to misleading statements made in the
international press, particularly in India. These communications have
inaccurately summarized the status of certain patents and patent
applications. Colorcon has more than 15 patents for enteric coatings granted
globally for the Acryl-EZE(R), aqueous acrylic enteric, and Sureteric(R),
aqueous enteric systems, including valid patents in India. These patents
remain in full effect.
"Colorcon will vigorously enforce its patent positions. We are proud of
our strong history of research and development and the resulting innovative
products we provide our customers," stated Kamlesh Oza, General Manager for
Film Coatings. "Colorcon endeavors to provide best-in-class products and
services to the pharmaceutical industry globally. Our recent customer survey
indicates that, above all, the industry values our product range, technical
support, and product use guidelines/application data. Our intellectual
property estate enables us to continue investing in the development of
advanced products and continually provide the industry with next generation
formulated systems with superior overall value."
Colorcon is a world leader in the development, supply and support of
formulated products for the pharmaceutical and nutritional industries. Its
core businesses include film coatings, modified release technologies,
functional excipients and tablet design services. Colorcon has 18 technical
service laboratories globally and more than 1200 employees exclusively
dedicated to its customer base.
The patents mentioned herein are owned by BPSI Holdings, Inc. Colorcon is
the exclusive licensee.
Diane Reitter, Global Communication Director, Colorcon, dreitter at colorcon.com, +1-215-661-2639
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