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February 28, 2013
16:32 EDTAMRNAmarin is making progress expanding patent protection for Vascepa
Amarin continues to make significant progress in its effort to expand patent protection for Vascepa and now has 18 patents issued or allowed with over 30 additional patent applications being prosecuted in the United States. This patent portfolio includes claims covering key elements of Vascepa's pharmaceutical composition and methods of use for the MARINE indication, ANCHOR indication and other potential uses of Vascepa. Amarin is also pursuing patent applications related to Vascepa in multiple jurisdictions outside the United States. Amarin's goal is to protect the commercial potential of Vascepa beyond 2030. Patent protection for Vascepa is augmented by protection provided by trade secrets, taking advantage of manufacturing barriers to entry and regulatory exclusivity
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November 17, 2014
09:06 EDTAMRNAmarin reports new data from MARINE, ANCHOR phase 3 studies
Amarin announced the presentation of new data and related analyses from the MARINE and ANCHOR phase 3 studies. The data show that use of Vascepa capsules significantly reduced remnant-like particle cholesterol, or RLP-C, levels -- a cardiovascular risk factor -- including significant placebo-adjusted reductions in RLP-C in studied patient populations with triglyceride, or TG, levels greater than or equal to 200 mg/dL and greater than or equal to 500 mg/dL, including patients that received statin therapy. The data were presented today by Dr. Christie M. Ballantyne as part of a moderated poster session at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Chicago. Remnant-like particle cholesterol is an important emerging risk factor for cardiovascular disease and represents the cholesterol content of a subset of triglyceride-rich lipoproteins, or TRL, called remnants. In the fasting state this subset of TRLs is comprised of very low-density lipoproteins, or VLDL, and intermediate-density lipoproteins, or IDL, and in the non-fasting state includes these two types of lipoproteins together with chylomicron remnants.Elevated plasma TG levels are a marker of elevated remnant cholesterol and are associated with increased risk for cardiovascular disease.

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