Patents by Inventor Weniu Li

Weniu Li has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20090220424
    Abstract: The invention provides isolated anti-ovarian, pancreatic, lung or breast cancer antigen (Pro104) antibodies that bind to Pro104 on a mammalian cell in vivo. The invention also encompasses compositions comprising an anti-Pro104 antibody and a carrier. These compositions can be provided in an article of manufacture or a kit. Another aspect of the invention is an isolated nucleic acid encoding an anti-Pro104 antibody, as well as an expression vector comprising the isolated nucleic acid. Also provided are cells that produce the anti-Pro104 antibodies. The invention encompasses a method of producing the anti-Pro104 antibodies. Other aspects of the invention are a method of killing a Pro104-expressing cancer cell, comprising contacting the cancer cell with an anti-Pro104 antibody and a method of alleviating or treating a Pro104-expressing cancer in a mammal, comprising administering a therapeutically effective amount of the anti-Pro104 antibody to the mammal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2009
    Publication date: September 3, 2009
    Inventors: Jackie Papkoff, Glenn Pilkington, Gilbert-Andre Keller, Weniu Li, Laura Corral, Iris Simon, Muriel Kmet, Jianwen Tang