Our Intellectual Property

Since the inception of Oncolytics, we have worked to build a global patent portfolio, extending protection of our intellectual property by layering claims with a range of filing dates.

Our Product: REOLYSIN®

REOLYSIN® is a non-pathogenic, proprietary isolate of the unmodified reovirus and a first-in-class intravenously delivered immuno-oncolytic virus for the treatment of solid tumors and hematological malignancies.

REOLYSIN has been tested in multiple clinical trials, which have specifically investigated many prevalent forms of cancer including breast, colorectal and pancreatic, as well as multiple myeloma.

Issued Patent Claims

We have more than 415 patents issued globally, including more than 60 in the U.S. and 20 in Canada, as well as over 60 applications pending worldwide.

Reovirus Issued Patent Claims

  • Compositions of matter comprising reovirus - through 2028 and extendable to 2033
  • Pharmaceutical use of reoviruses to treat neoplasia and cellular proliferative diseases
  • Combination therapy with radiation, chemotherapy, and/or immune suppressants
  • Methods of manufacturing reovirus and screening for susceptibility to reovirus
  • Pharmaceutical use of reoviruses in transplantation procedures