Skinvisible, Inc. (OTCBB: SKVI) StockGuru SKVI Profile
Skinvisible is a multi-facted company with a product for many uses. That’s what makes this mature company so attractive as an investment. They provide the delivery system, the envelope, in which a pharmaceutical company can place their product. Their delivery system works through the skin — and anyone who has been to the doctor recently understands that more and more medicines are delivered through the skin.
For example, when a pharmaceutical company has a product with a patent close to expiration, they can place their product in Skinvisible’s polymer and extend the life or their patent AND THEIR REVENUE.
Skinvisible’s polymer delivery vehicles have a competitive advantage in this market because they hold active ingredients on the skin for extended periods of time when applied topically and is used in over the counter licensed products.
DermSafe®, the Company’s hand sanitizing lotion, was proven effective with a greater than 99.99% inactivation/kill on the H1N1 influenza A virus.
- SKVI has licensed DermSafe to Rhei Pharmaceuticals for commercial sales in Europe and China
- SKVI has licensed DermSafe to Alto Pharmaceuticals for commercial sales in Canada
- SKVI has licensed DermSafe to Mayquest Pharmaceuticals for commercial sales in Singapore and S.E. Asia
Skinvisible licenses Invisicare® to established brand manufacturers of dermatological, medical, cosmetic, and skincare markets and marketers of prescription and over-the-counter products.
With the exception of sales to one vendor, Skinvisible’s policy is to only sell Invisicare® to vendors that have executed a license agreement with the Company. This means SKVI earns not only very significant income from the licensing agreement but has a solid source of ongoing revenues from royalties.
Scope of Products
Research and Development employing the patented technology of Invisicare® includes enhanced, patent protected dermatology and healthcare products to:
- Treat acne
- Skin cancers
- Fungal infections
- Anti-aging products
- Alcohol-free hand sanitizing lotions
- Pre-surgical preparations
- Various other medical treatments
Over-the-Counter License Products
Safe4Hours – SKVI has licensed two products sold under the name Safe4Hours in North America. Both products are being sold now with the first aid antispetic skin protectant in over 7,000 Walgreen stores in the US. SKVI receives revenue from polymer sales plus ongoing royalties.
Solerra – SKVI has licensed worldwide rights to its sunless tanning lotion for use in an easy to apply mitt. Solerra market the products in the US & Canada with a European expansion planned. SKVI receives revenue from polymer sales plus ongoing royalties.
Acne product formulations – SKVI has licensed three products to two Dermatology companies in Turkey and S. America. As these products are designated drugs both companies are seeking regulatory approvals and should be selling in 2012. SKVI will receive revenue from polymer sales plus royalty income.
To date SKVI has licensed nine products to six companies for sale in 14 countries plus one company licensing one product for the world.
All of the above companies have paid an upfront license fee to SKVI for exclusive rights to the products for the marketing rights for specific countries – some as high as $1 million. SKVI will now receive income based on polymer sales to each company plus ongoing royalties based on product sales. All license agreements are for the life of the patent or 20 years whichever is greater.
SKVI continues to market their product in many areas — and this means multiple revenue sources. This Company represents an absolute MUST INCLUDE in your biotech portfolio.
Skinvisible, Inc. / Skinvisible Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
6320 S. Sandhill Road, Suite 10
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89120 U.S.A.
About Invisicare: Invisicare is Skinvisible’s patented polymer delivery system that offers life-cycle management and unique enhancements for topically delivered products. It is a combination of hydrophilic and hydrophobic polymers that hold active ingredients on the skin for extended periods of time resisting both wash off and perspiration. Invisicare can control the release of actives, reduce irritation and can eliminate some costly manufacturing processes. It is non-occlusive and allows for normal skin respiration while protecting against environmental irritants. www.invisicare.com
About Skinvisible Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Skinvisible is a research-and-development company that licenses its proprietary formulations made with Invisicare, its patented polymer delivery system that offers life-cycle management and unique enhancements for topically delivered products. Invisicare holds active ingredients on the skin for extended periods of time resisting both wash off and perspiration along with controlling the release of actives and reducing irritation. Skinvisible receives a combination of research and development fees, license fees, and royalties for the life of the patent. Skinvisible’s value also lies in its ability to continually generate new IP on topical products formulated with Invisicare.
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