Microbot Medical Secures Third Patent for the LIBERTY® Robotic System in the United States; Success of Protecting Novel Intellectual Property Complements Recent Design Freeze Achievement

Dec 23, 2021

HINGHAM, Mass., Dec. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Microbot Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: MBOT), announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for a third patent application covering the Company’s LIBERTY® Robotic System. The Company has secured all three U.S. patents during 2021. Globally, the Company now has 47 patents issued/allowed and 26 pending patent applications and is continuously submitting applications to protect its Intellectual Property.

“2021 has been an extremely successful year for our LIBERTY Robotic System – key patents and development progress leading to the recently announced design freeze – so we remain bullish on our future prospects and maintaining the positive momentum,” commented Harel Gadot, CEO, President and Chairman. “The IP and R&D teams are accomplishing meaningful milestones, which gives us greater confidence that we will continue to perform at a high level and execute the clinical and operating objectives we have planned throughout 2022.”

The allowed claims provide protection for embodiments of LIBERTY as a compact robotic device for driving movement of two or more elongate surgical tools, the device having motors and tool actuation assemblies encased within the same device housing.

About Microbot Medical

Microbot Medical Inc. (NASDAQ: MBOT) is a pre-clinical medical device company that specializes in transformational micro-robotic technologies, focused primarily on both natural and artificial lumens within the human body. Microbot’s current proprietary technological platforms provide the foundation for the development of a Multi Generation Pipeline Portfolio (MGPP).

Microbot Medical was founded in 2010 by Harel Gadot, Prof. Moshe Shoham, and Yossi Bornstein with the goals of improving clinical outcomes for patients and increasing accessibility through the use of micro-robotic technologies. Further information about Microbot Medical is available at http://www.microbotmedical.com.

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