Orlando, FL – Lowndes, a Florida-based law firm, has represented Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) (Applied DNA) in relation to all Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory work for the company’s Linea™ COVID-19 Assay Kit, which was recently identified by the FDA as one of a select few EUA authorized molecular diagnostic tests able to detect certain mutations in COVID-19, including the UK variant known as B.1.1.7. Lowndes attorney Clay D. Shorrock advised Applied DNA throughout the original EUA process, which was awarded in May 2020, and has continued to work with the company in expanding the scope of the EUA. Shorrock provided counsel to Applied DNA throughout the rigorous EUA process, including drafting FDA submissions and representing Applied DNA in FDA interactions, as well as preparing necessary patent applications.
“We believe our Assay Kit can give public health officials and diagnostic laboratories a fast and cost-efficient tool – whether through diagnostic or pooled surveillance testing – with which to potentially identify and track B.1.1.7 spread that is made all the more challenging by the variant’s apparent transmission advantage,” said Dr. James A. Hayward, president and CEO, Applied DNA, in a written release.
Coincidently, Shorrock also advised Applied DNA on all intellectual property related matters in support of a $15M registered direct offering.
About Applied DNA Sciences
Applied DNA is a provider of molecular technologies that enable nucleic acid-based therapeutic and diagnostic candidates, supply chain security, anti-counterfeiting and anti-theft technology, and product genotyping.
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