electroCore Expands Intellectual Property Portfolio for Non-Invasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation (nVNS) Technology

October 11, 2023 at 8:00 AM EDT

ROCKAWAY, N.J., Oct. 11, 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 a treatment protocol for nVNS.

U.S. Patent No. 11,779,756 entitled “Systems and Methods for Vagal Nerve Stimulation” was issued on October 10, 2023, and is generally related to a preferable treatment paradigm for nVNS that involves applying a single dose of stimulation for about 90 seconds to about 150 seconds, 2-4 times during a 24-hour period.

“Our intellectual property portfolio continues to grow,” stated Dan Goldberger, Chief Executive Officer of electroCore. “This new patent strengthens our position around the application of non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation, and how frequently nVNS may be used by a patient or customer looking for relief.”

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.

For more information, visit www.electrocore.com.

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