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Second Medical Use could help find a treatment for COVID-19

Date: 30 March 2020

Currently pharmaceutical companies are searching for a vaccine against the coronavirus, however this will take some time. Therefore, the companies are also trying to find treatments for already infected people.


Medical experts hope that known medical compounds may play a role in treating the coronavirus. Under patent law such new uses of a known product can be protected by so-called second medical use patents.


Our full article is written in German and can be found at the following link: Second-Medical-Use zur Behandlung von Covid-19? 


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