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Serving hundreds of leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Healthtrust
AstraZeneca
Dow
McKinsey
Medtronic
UBS
McKesson
Chinese Patent Office
Cerilliant

Generated: July 17, 2018

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Vivus Company Profile

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What is the competitive landscape for VIVUS, and what generic alternatives to VIVUS drugs are available?

VIVUS has two approved drugs.

There are fifteen US patents protecting VIVUS drugs.

There are ninety-one patent family members on VIVUS drugs in twenty-eight countries.

Summary for Vivus
International Patents:91
US Patents:15
Tradenames:2
Ingredients:2
NDAs:2
Patent Litigation for Vivus: See patent lawsuits for Vivus

Drugs and US Patents for Vivus

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-001 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes No 7,056,890 ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-004 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes Yes 7,553,818 ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-004 Jul 17, 2012 RX Yes Yes 7,056,890 ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Vivus Inc PANCREAZE pancrelipase (amylase;lipase;protease) CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 022523-003 Apr 12, 2010 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up
Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration

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Expired US Patents for Vivus

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-001 Jul 17, 2012 6,071,537 ➤ Sign Up
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-002 Jul 17, 2012 6,071,537 ➤ Sign Up
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-004 Jul 17, 2012 6,071,537 ➤ Sign Up
Vivus QSYMIA phentermine hydrochloride; topiramate CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022580-003 Jul 17, 2012 6,071,537 ➤ Sign Up
Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration

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Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for VIVUS drugs
Drugname Dosage Strength Tradename Submissiondate
➤ Subscribe Extended-release Capsules 3.75 mg/23 mg, 7.5 mg/46 mg, 11.25 mg/69 mg, 15 mg/92 mg ➤ Subscribe 2013-07-18

Non-Orange Book US Patents for Vivus

For Orange Book-listed patents (shown in the main table above) generic applications must certify that the listed patents are expired, invalid, or will not be infringed by generic entry.

The non-Orange Book patents listed below do not require formal certifications, so they do not automatically impede generic entry. Instead, they represent potential opportunities for branded firms to block generic entry through patent infringment challenges.

Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
7,658,918 Stable digestive enzyme compositions ➤ Sign Up
8,246,950 Stable digestive enzyme compositions ➤ Sign Up
8,802,636 Combination therapy for treatment of sleep apnea ➤ Sign Up
8,293,229 Methods of producing stable pancreatic enzyme compositions ➤ Sign Up
Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration

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