BioChica Tuesday, 02/12/19 11:22:38 AM Re: HerbieRay post# 175795 0 Post # of 177274 Well the patent provides protect for a longer period than FDA can provide like NCE protection etc. The patents are very important because the FDA will have them listed in the Orange Book. The question is when Amarin submits the sNDA? Will Vascepa be approved for weight loss if included in submission. This could be very big in the long run! I hope we see the information released from Reduce-It results soon. Weight Loss has not been publicized yet from what I have seen.