Invivo Therapeutics receives notice of allowance from USPTO InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for U.S. Patent Application No. 14/177,888, titled “Methods and Compositions for the Treatment of Open and Closed Wound Spinal Cord Injuries”. The application covers InVivo’s Neuro-Spinal Scaffold, which is currently being studied in a pilot clinical trial, and its Neuro-Spinal Scaffold combined with stem cells, which is being developed for the treatment of chronic spinal cord injury. InVivo is the exclusive licensee of this intellectual property for spinal cord injury and other indications through a license with Boston Children’s Hospital and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A notice of allowance from the USPTO is a written notification that a patent application has cleared internal review and is pending issuance.