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Table 5 List of patents granted related to the use of nanofibers for transdermal drug delivery

From: Nanofiber as a novel vehicle for transdermal delivery of therapeutic agents: challenges and opportunities

Title of patent Brief description Inventors Patent number Ref
Method and nanofibres produced by electrospinning containing active substances for controlled release cosmetic application This invention discloses a method of preparation of nanofibers loaded with nitrogenated organic compounds of the xanthine and their activity against cellulite Maria Helena Ambrosio Zanin, Adriano Marim De Oliveira, Natália Neto Pereira Cerize, Maria Valéria Robles Velasco, André Rolim Baby WO2014089650A1 [96]
Polymeric nanofibers for tissue engineering and drug delivery This patent describes a method of production of polyphosphazene based nanofibers loaded with nanosized hydroxyapatites and their role in wound dressing Cato T. Laurencin, Lakshmi Sreedharan Nair, Subhabrata Bhattacharyya, Harry R. Allcock, Jared D. Bender, Paul W. Brown, Yaser E. Greish US7235295B2 [97]
A hollow fiber-based biocompatible drug delivery device with one or more layers This patent describes a production method of a hollow fiber-based drug delivery system with pore size below 100 µm with multiple layers and its role in transdermal drug delivery Semali Priyanthi Perera WO2007052042A2 [98]
Nonwoven membrane as a drug delivery system This invention discloses the preparation method of electrospun nanofibers for effective transdermal delivery of a therapeutic agent with low water solubility José Antonio Tornero Garcia, Angel Montero Carcaboso, Joan Bertran Llavi WO2013144206A1 [99]
Beauty mask based on electro spinning nano fiber This patent discloses the method of loading medicinal agent/cosmetic agent in concentration 0.01–50% in a biodegradable nanofibrous scaffold Gu Zhongze, Xu Qian CN101390814A [100]
Medical skin-patch fabricated by using multilayer nanofiber sheet This invention describes a method of preparation of multilayered skin adhesive nanofibrous patch composed of biodegradable polymer for the treatment of diabetic skin cancer Cho Jae-yong, Lee Hyun-wook, Park So-young, Jeong Se-young KR101080203B1 [101]
Alkanna tinctoria drug loading nanofiber, preparation and application thereof This patent discloses about development method of lithospermum loaded biodegradable nanofibers for the treatment of skin injuries or cancer Zhu Limin, Han Jie CN101358383A [102]
Medicinal fiber used for treating cutaneous inflammation and pain, preparation and application thereof This invention describes a loading method of ketoprofen in cellulose acetate nanofibers and their role in the treatment of cutaneous inflammation and pain Zhu Limin, Wu Xiaomei, Kreith Brandt-White, Yu Dengguang, Zheng Yan CN101724934B [103]