Bloom Science Granted Multiple New US and EU Patents Strengthening its IP Portfolio

SAN DIEGO, Calif., January 31, 2024 —Bloom Science, Inc., today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and European Patent Office have issued multiple new patents, US 11,883,441 and EP 3558329 (covering 18 countries). The new patents broadly cover pharmaceutical compositions of bacterial strains and methods of using the bacterial strains for therapeutic products to treat seizures. The newly issued patents are exclusively licensed to Bloom Science under an agreement with the Regents of the University of California and provide coverage through at least 2038. These issuances further strengthen Bloom’s leading intellectual property position in the microbiome field, which includes previous issuances of US 11,129,858, JP7166280, and AU2017382197.

“The continued expansion of our intellectual property portfolio further demonstrates Bloom’s leading IP position in the fields of neuro-metabolism and gut-brain axis and provides further recognition of the ground-breaking work of Bloom Science’s co-founder Dr. Elaine Hsiao,” said Christopher Reyes, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Bloom Science.

The new U.S. patent issuances broaden the intellectual property protection coverage for Bloom’s lead drug BL-001 in various epileptic syndrome and other clinical-stage programs.

About Bloom Science

Bloom Science is a clinical-stage company, trailblazing a path to transformative, novel therapeutics for patients with rare and complex neurological and metabolic disorders. Bloom’s proprietary discovery platform, IrisRx™ enables a fundamentally different approach to developing medicines by harnessing our expanding insight into the Gut-Brain Axis to design and develop therapeutics that target novel biology with superior safety profiles. The IrisRx™ platform unlocks the potential for developing multi-functional therapeutics from the most common cell type in the human body, gut commensal microbes, while also utilizing an expanding proprietary knowledge base to advance therapeutic candidates based on synthetic biology. Bloom Science is advancing a deep pipeline of programs, including Dravet syndrome, other rare epilepsies, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), and neurodegenerative and cardiometabolic disorders. For more information, visit:

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