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iBio and Fraunhofer USA Conclude Litigation and Enter License Settlement

BRYAN, Texas, Could 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — iBio, Inc. (NYSEA:IBIO) (“iBio” or the “Firm”), a biotech innovator and biologics contract manufacturing group, introduced right this moment that it has efficiently resolved its lawsuit with Fraunhofer USA, Inc. (“Fraunhofer USA”). The events’ settlement confirms iBio’s possession of sure mental property associated to plant-based biopharmaceutical manufacturing. As a part of the settlement, iBio granted Fraunhofer USA a completely paid-up license to make use of the recombinant protein manufacturing applied sciences that have been the topic of litigation.

Tom Isett, Chairman and CEO of iBio, stated, “We’re happy to see this matter resolved and to obtain compensation for the use our mental property. iBio stays dedicated to relentlessly innovating within the space of plant-made biologics, whereas respecting truthful competitors and defending our IP. Consequently, this settlement offers assurance to our licensees and shoppers that they’ll proceed to depend on us to develop and improve our FastPharming® Applied sciences to supply them with the velocity, scalability, and eco-friendly benefits of plant-based biologics growth and manufacturing from iBio.”

The Settlement concludes the lawsuit that started in March 2015 within the Delaware Court docket of Chancery. Along with an preliminary cost at signing which can cowl iBio’s vital authorized charges and bills, Fraunhofer USA will make extra money funds to iBio in March 2022 and March 2023. Sure particulars of the settlement are confidential.

About iBio, Inc.

iBio is a world chief in plant-based biologics manufacturing. Its FastPharming® System combines vertical farming, automated hydroponics, and novel glycosylation applied sciences to quickly ship high-quality monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, bioinks and different proteins. iBio is creating proprietary merchandise on the FastPharming Platform, which embody biopharmaceuticals for the therapy of fibrotic and infectious ailments, amongst others. The Firm’s subsidiary, iBio CDMO LLC, offers FastPharming Contract Improvement and Manufacturing Companies together with Glycaneering™ Improvement Companies for superior recombinant protein design. For extra info, go to www.ibioinc.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Sure statements on this press launch represent “forward-looking statements” inside the that means of the federal securities legal guidelines. Phrases similar to “might,” “would possibly,” “will,” “ought to,” “imagine,” “count on,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “proceed,” “predict,” “forecast,” “venture,” “plan,” “intend” or comparable expressions, or statements concerning intent, perception, or present expectations, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based mostly upon present estimates and assumptions and embody statements concerning funds to be made by Fraunhofer USA and defending the Firm’s patent rights and commerce secrets and techniques. Whereas the Firm believes these forward-looking statements are affordable, undue reliance shouldn’t be positioned on any such forward-looking statements, that are based mostly on info accessible to us on the date of this launch. These forward-looking statements are topic to varied dangers and uncertainties, lots of that are troublesome to foretell that would trigger precise outcomes to vary materially from present expectations and assumptions from these set forth or implied by any forward-looking statements. Vital components that would trigger precise outcomes to vary materially from present expectations embody, amongst others, the Firm’s capability to increase its product pipeline, the Firm’s capability to acquire regulatory approvals for commercialization of its product candidates, together with its infectious illness vaccines, or to adjust to ongoing regulatory necessities, regulatory limitations regarding its capability to advertise or commercialize its product candidates for particular indications, acceptance of its product candidates within the market and the profitable growth, advertising and marketing or sale of merchandise, its capability to keep up its license agreements, the continued upkeep and progress of its patent property, its capability to ascertain and preserve collaborations, its capability to acquire or preserve the capital or grants essential to fund its analysis and growth actions, competitors, its capability to retain its key workers or preserve its NYSE American itemizing, and the opposite components mentioned within the Firm’s Annual Report on Kind 10-Okay for the yr ended June 30, 2020 and the Firm’s subsequent filings with the SEC, together with subsequent periodic experiences on Kind 10-Q and Kind 8-Okay. The data on this launch is offered solely as of the date of this launch, and we undertake no obligation to replace any forward-looking statements contained on this launch on account of latest info, future occasions, or in any other case, besides as required by legislation.

Contact:

Stephen Kilmer
iBio, Inc.
Investor Relations
(646) 274-3580
skilmer@ibioinc.com

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