Monthly Archives: June 2019

Drug repurposing patents: turning the obvious into the non-obvious

Drug repurposing, the development of new uses for existing drugs, is based significantly on method of use patents. That much is obvious. But for these patent applications to be granted, and defensible, they must be ‘non-obvious’, or surprising. Despite being based on literature evidence, the DrugRepurposing Online database is designed to do exactly that — […]