A joint patent application for MALT1 inhibitors published
Stockholm, Sweden — Medivir AB (Nasdaq Stockholm: MVIR) today announces that a joint patent application for MALT1 inhibitors submitted together with Rheos Medicines, Inc., a US-based biopharmaceutical company, has been made public. The patent application is an outcome of the option agreement that was previously entered into between the two companies regarding Medivir’s preclinical MALT1 project. Neither target nor partner has previously been disclosed. Under the option agreement, Rheos has the right to evaluate Medivir’s MALT1 inhibitors in addition to its own internal work in this field.