Patents Assigned to GW Pharma Limited
  • Patent number: 10258580
    Abstract: The present invention relates to cannabinoids for use in the prevention or treatment of neurodegenerative diseases or disorders. Preferably the cannabinoids are cannabichromene (CBC) cannabidivarin (CBDV) and/or cannabidivarin acid (CBDVA). More preferably the neurodegenerative disease or disorder to be prevented or treated is Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Teresa Iuvone, Vincenzo Di Marzo, Geoffrey Guy, Stephen Wright, Colin Stott
  • Publication number: 20190099492
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of one or more cannabinoids, particularly THC and/or CBD in combination with a non-cannabinoid chemotherapeutic agent in the manufacture of a medicament for use in the treatment of cancer. In particular the cancer to be treated is a brain tumour, more particularly a glioma, more particularly still a glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). The non-cannabinoid chemotherapeutic agent may be a selective estrogen receptor modulator or an alkylating agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicant: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Guillermo VELASCO DIEZ, Manuel GUZMAN PASTOR, Mar LORENTE, Sofia TORRES
  • Publication number: 20190099398
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of phytocannabinoids for increasing radiosensitivity in the treatment of cancer. Preferably the phytocannabinoids used are either tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and/or cannabidiol (CBD). Preferably the type of cancer to be treated is glioma.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicant: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Wai LIU, Katherine SCOTT, Angus DALGLEISH, Marnie Duncan, Colin Stott
  • Patent number: 10195159
    Abstract: Processes for preparing extracts of natural products such as plant material, and for preparing purified extracts from crude extracts of natural products, by extraction with hot gas. Apparatus suitable for use in preparing extracts of natural products are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Brian Anthony Whittle, Geoffrey Guy, David Victor Downs, David W. Pate
  • Patent number: 10179683
    Abstract: The invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations, and more particularly to formulations containing cannabinoids for administration via a pump action spray. In particular, the invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations, for use in administration of lipophilic medicaments via mucosal surfaces, comprising: at least one lipophilic medicament, a solvent and a co-solvent, wherein the total amount of solvent and co-solvent present in the formulation is greater than 55% wt/wt of the formulation and the formulation is absent of a self emulsifying agent and/or a fluorinated propellant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventor: Brian Anthony Whittle
  • Publication number: 20180344660
    Abstract: This invention relates to the use of CBD to treat mental disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Philip Robson, Geoffrey Guy, Stephen Wright, Emma Cheetham, Dominic Schiller
  • Patent number: 10137095
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for the treatment of atonic seizures. In particular the CBD appears particularly effective in reducing atonic seizures in patients suffering with etiologies that include: Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome; Tuberous Sclerosis Complex; Dravet Syndrome; Doose Syndrome; Aicardi syndrome; CDKL5 and Dup15q in comparison to other seizure types. The disclosure further relates to the use of CBD in combination with one or more anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Geoffrey Guy, Stephen Wright, Alice Mead, Orrin Devinsky
  • Patent number: 10111840
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for the treatment of atonic seizures. In particular the CBD appears particularly effective in reducing atonic seizures in patients suffering with etiologies that include: Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome; Tuberous Sclerosis Complex; Dravet Syndrome; Doose Syndrome; Aicardi syndrome; CDKL5 and Dup15q in comparison to other seizure types. The disclosure further relates to the use of CBD in combination with one or more anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Geoffrey Guy, Stephen Wright, Alice Mead, Orrin Devinsky
  • Patent number: 10092525
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for the treatment of atonic seizures. In particular the CBD appears particularly effective in reducing atonic seizures in patients suffering with etiologies that include: Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome; Tuberous Sclerosis Complex; Dravet Syndrome; Doose Syndrome; Aicardi syndrome; CDKL5 and Dup15q in comparison to other seizure types. The disclosure further relates to the use of CBD in combination with one or more anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Geoffrey Guy, Stephen Wright, Alice Mead, Orrin Devinsky
  • Publication number: 20180263952
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of one or more cannabinoids in the treatment of an inflammatory skin disease. Preferably the one or more cannabinoids are taken from the group consisting of: cannabidiol (CBD), cannabidiolic acid (CBDA), cannabidivarin (CBDV), cannabigerol (CBG), cannabigervarin (CBGV) and tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV). The inflammatory skin disease may be caused by one or more of the following: microbial infection-induced dermatitis; solar dermatitis; atopic dermatitis; and allergic contact dermatitis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Tamás Bíró, Colin Stott, Vincenzo Di Marzo
  • Patent number: 10004684
    Abstract: The invention relates to pharmaceutical formulations for use in the administration of lipophilic medicaments via mucosal surfaces. In particular the invention provides pharmaceutical formulations for use in administration of a lipophilic medicament via a mucosal surface which upon hydration form an emulsion containing the lipophilic medicament which is capable of adhering to a mucosal surface and allowing controlled release of the medicament. The invention further provides pharmaceutical formulations which contain, as active ingredients, specific combinations of cannabinoids in pre-defined ratios.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2002
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Brian Whittle, Geoffrey Guy
  • Patent number: 9962341
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) which comprises or consists essentially of cannabidiol (CBD) and one other cannabinoid selected from cannabigerol (CBG), cannabigerolic acid (CBGA), cannabidiolic acid (CBDA), and tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) for use as a medicament, and more particularly, for use in the treatment of cancer. These combinations have shown themselves to be synergistic in treating one or more of: breast cancer; liver cancer; lung cancer; pancreatic cancer; melanoma; ovarian cancer; gastric cancer; renal cancer or bladder cancer. Two particularly favored API combinations are: cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG); and cannabidiolic (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Colin Stott, Marnie Duncan, Thomas Hill
  • Patent number: 9956185
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for the reduction of total convulsive seizure frequency in the treatment of “treatment-resistant epilepsy” (TRE). In particular, the disclosure relates to the use of CBD of treating TRE when the TRE is Dravet syndrome; myoclonic absence seizures or febrile infection related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES). The disclosure further relates to the use of CBD in combination with one or more anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Geoffrey Guy, Stephen Wright, Alice Mead, Orrin Devinsky
  • Patent number: 9956184
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for the reduction of total convulsive seizure frequency in the treatment of “treatment-resistant epilepsy” (TRE). In particular, the disclosure relates to the use of CBD of treating TRE when the TRE is Dravet syndrome; myoclonic absence seizures or febrile infection related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES). The disclosure further relates to the use of CBD in combination with one or more anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Geoffrey Guy, Stephen Wright, Alice Mead, Orrin Devinsky
  • Patent number: 9956186
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for the reduction of total convulsive seizure frequency in the treatment of “treatment-resistant epilepsy” (TRE). In particular, the disclosure relates to the use of CBD of treating TRE when the TRE is Dravet syndrome; myoclonic absence seizures or febrile infection related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES). The disclosure further relates to the use of CBD in combination with one or more anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Geoffrey Guy, Stephen Wright, Alice Mead, Orrin Devinsky
  • Patent number: 9956183
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for the reduction of total convulsive seizure frequency in the treatment of “treatment-resistant epilepsy” (TRE). In particular, the disclosure relates to the use of CBD of treating TRE when the TRE is Dravet syndrome; myoclonic absence seizures or febrile infection related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES). The disclosure further relates to the use of CBD in combination with one or more anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Geoffrey Guy, Stephen Wright, Alice Mead, Orrin Devinsky
  • Patent number: 9949937
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for the reduction of total convulsive seizure frequency in the treatment of “treatment-resistant epilepsy” (TRE). In particular, the disclosure relates to the use of CBD of treating TRE when the TRE is Dravet syndrome; myoclonic absence seizures or febrile infection related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES). The disclosure further relates to the use of CBD in combination with one or more anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Geoffrey Guy, Stephen Wright, Alice Mead, Orrin Devinsky
  • Patent number: 9949936
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the use of cannabidiol (CBD) for the reduction of total convulsive seizure frequency in the treatment of “treatment-resistant epilepsy” (TRE). In particular, the disclosure relates to the use of CBD of treating TRE when the TRE is Dravet syndrome; myoclonic absence seizures or febrile infection related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES). The disclosure further relates to the use of CBD in combination with one or more anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Geoffrey Guy, Stephen Wright, Alice Mead, Charuta Joshi, Angus Wilfong
  • Patent number: 9895342
    Abstract: The present invention relates to cannabinoids for use in the treatment of neuropathic pain. Preferably the cannabinoids are one or more phytocannabinoids of: cannabigerol (CBG), cannabichromene (CBC), cannabidivarin (CBDV) or tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV). More preferably the phytocannabinoids are isolated and/or purified from cannabis plant extracts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: GW Pharma Limited
    Inventors: Sabatino Maione, Francesco Rossi, Geoffrey Guy, Colin Stott, Tetsuro Kikuchi
  • Publication number: 20180042975
    Abstract: This invention relates to the use of phytocannabinoids, either in an isolated form or in the form of a botanical drug substance (BDS) in the treatment of cancer. Preferably the cancer to be treated is cancer of the prostate, cancer of the breast or cancer of the colon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicants: GW Pharma Limited, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Limited
    Inventors: Daniela Parolaro, Paola Massi, Angelo Antonio Izzo, Francesca Borrelli, Gabriella Aviello, Vincenzo Di Marzo, Luciano De Petrocellis, Aniello Schiano Moriello, Alessia Ligresti, Ruth Alexandra Ross, Lesley Ann Ford, Sharon Anavi-Goffer, Manuel Guzman, Guillermo Velasco, Mar Lorente, Sofia Torres, Tetsuro Kikuchi, Geoffrey Guy, Colin Stott, Stephen Wright, Alan Sutton, David Potter, Etienne De Meijer