ROCKAWAY, N.J., Sept. 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- electroCore, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECOR), a commercial-stage bioelectronic medicine and wellness company, today announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent related to non-invasive nerve stimulation with mobile devices.
U.S. Patent No. 11,766,562 entitled "Nerve Stimulator for Use with a Mobile Device" was issued on September 26, 2023, and is generally related to treating seizures, such as epileptic seizures that utilizes a system for transcutaneously stimulating a nerve within a patient whereby the system includes the stimulator and a mobile device that provides a wireless signal to enable the stimulator to operate.
"We continue to broaden our intellectual property portfolio and strengthen our position around systems utilizing mobile devices to control stimulators," stated Dan Goldberger, Chief Executive Officer of electroCore. "The addition of this new patent is an example of how electroCore's nVNS technology may be expanded in the future to cover neurological and psychiatric conditions, and how our robust patent portfolio covering the use of mobile devices to operate a nerve stimulator may be leveraged in our new suite of products and devices."
About electroCore, Inc.
electroCore, Inc. is a commercial stage bioelectronic medicine and wellness company dedicated to improving health through its non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation ("nVNS") technology platform. Our focus is the commercialization of medical devices for the management and treatment of certain medical conditions and consumer product offerings utilizing nVNS to promote general wellbeing and human performance in the United States and select overseas markets.
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