➤ Get the DrugPatentWatch Daily Briefing

Get Daily Updates on Generic Entry, Litigation, Biosimilars, and more …

Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Colorcon
McKesson
Express Scripts
AstraZeneca
Mallinckrodt
Boehringer Ingelheim

Last Updated: September 29, 2020

DrugPatentWatch Database Preview

Patent: 6,745,962

➤ Get the DrugPatentWatch Daily Briefing
» See Plans and Pricing

« Back to Dashboard

Summary for Patent: 6,745,962
Title: Small-scale mill and method thereof
Abstract:A small-scale or micro media-mill and a method of milling materials or products, especially pharmaceutical products, use a dispersion containing attrition milling media and the product to be milled. The milling media can be polymeric, formed of polystyrene or cross-linked polystyrene, having a nominal diameter of no greater than 500 microns. Other sizes include 200 microns and 50 microns and a mixture of these sizes. The mill has a relatively small vessel having an opening, an agitator, a coupling and a motor. The agitator can have a rotor and a shaft extending therefrom. The rotor can be cylindrical or have other configurations, and can have tapered end surfaces. The coupling can close the vessel opening, or attaching the coupling to the motor can close the opening. The coupling has an opening through which the rotor shaft extends into the motor. A sealing mechanism, such as a mechanical or lip seals the shaft while permitting the rotor shaft to rotate. The vessel can contain one or more ports for circulating the dispersion, where milling can be made in batches or recirculated through the milling chamber. The media can be retained in the vessel or recirculated along with the process fluid. The rotor is dimensioned so that its outer periphery is spaced with a small gap from an inner surface of the vessel. The vessel also can have a way of cooling the dispersion.
Inventor(s): Reed; Robert Gary (Birdsboro, PA), Czekai; David A. (Spring City, PA), Bosch; Henry William (Bryn Mawr, PA), Ryde; Niels-Peter Moesgaard (Malvern, PA)
Assignee: Elan Pharma International Limited (Shannon, IE)
Application Number:10/037,566
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 6,745,962

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Merck ELSPAR asparaginase VIAL 101063 001 1978-01-10   Start Trial Elan Pharma International Limited (Shannon, IE) 2019-06-01 RX search
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Number >Approval Date >Patent No. >Assignee >Estimated Patent Expiration >Status >Orphan >Source

Make Better Decisions: Try a trial or see plans & pricing

Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Medtronic
Express Scripts
McKinsey
McKesson
Mallinckrodt
Moodys

Drugs may be covered by multiple patents or regulatory protections. All trademarks and applicant names are the property of their respective owners or licensors. Although great care is taken in the proper and correct provision of this service, thinkBiotech LLC does not accept any responsibility for possible consequences of errors or omissions in the provided data. The data presented herein is for information purposes only. There is no warranty that the data contained herein is error free. thinkBiotech performs no independent verification of facts as provided by public sources nor are attempts made to provide legal or investing advice. Any reliance on data provided herein is done solely at the discretion of the user. Users of this service are advised to seek professional advice and independent confirmation before considering acting on any of the provided information. thinkBiotech LLC reserves the right to amend, extend or withdraw any part or all of the offered service without notice.