ORLANDO, Fla., April 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Nutriband Inc. (OTCQB: NTRB), a Nevada corporation (the “Company”), announced today that the Japan Patent Office has granted full patent protection for Japanese Patent Application entitled, “Abuse and Misuse Deterrent Transdermal System” submitted by its subsidiary, 4P Therapeutics. The patent relates to the Company’s proprietary abuse deterrent transdermal technology, utilized in the fentanyl transdermal system which is being developed at 4P Therapeutics to combat the opioid epidemic. The news follows the March 2019 decision by the European Patent Office to grant European Patent Protection on the same technology.
About Nutriband Inc.
The Company is primarily engaged in the development of a portfolio of transdermal pharmaceutical products. Its lead product under development is its abuse deterrent fentanyl transdermal system which the Company is developing to provide clinicians and patients with an extended-release transdermal fentanyl product for use in managing chronic pain requiring around the clock opioid therapy combined with properties designed to help combat the opioid crisis by deterring the abuse and misuse of fentanyl patches.
The Company’s website is www.nutriband.com and 4P’s website is www.4PTherapeutics.com. Any material contained in or derived from the Company’s or 4P’s websites or any other website is not part of this press release.
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