Schrödinger (Columbia) Granted Patent Protection (7/21/2010)

Schrödinger is a Columbia University spinoff focusing on chemical simulations for research in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Schrödinger announced today that technology within its WaterMap™ software package has been granted patent protection. United States Patent No. 7,756,674, titled “Methods of Calculating Differences of Binding Affinities between Congeneric Pairs of Ligands by way of a Displaced Solvent Functional,” was issued on July 13, 2010 to Columbia University, where the technology was first developed jointly within the laboratories of Professors Richard Friesner and Bruce Berne. Schrödinger has exclusive rights to the patent through a licensing agreement with Columbia University. [read more]


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