Press Release Lyon, October 8, 2018 Interleukin-17 patent granted in Europe Lyon, France, October 8, 2018 – OREGA Biotech, the biotech company committed to the development of novel monoclonal antibody-based immunotherapy for cancer patients, announced the grant of patent EP2569335 by the European Patent Office. This patent covers IL-17A neutralizing antibodies for use as a therapeutic tool to increase the response to other chemotherapeutic agents. “The delivery of this European Patent is another important milestone for OREGA Biotech; it is the fifth issued patent related to our IL‑17 programs”, commented Jeremy Bastid, Chief Operating Officer of OREGA Biotech. “Intellectual property is a key asset in OREGA’s target discovery programs. Our capacity to obtain broad claims covering novel cancer targets offers a valuable competitive advantage.” Read the press release.