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Dimethyl fumarate - Generic Drug Details

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What are the generic sources for dimethyl fumarate and what is the scope of patent protection?

Dimethyl fumarate is the generic ingredient in one branded drug marketed by Biogen Idec Inc and is included in one NDA. There are five patents protecting this compound and one Paragraph IV challenge. Additional information is available in the individual branded drug profile pages.

Dimethyl fumarate has sixty-eight patent family members in thirty-two countries.

There are seventy-six drug master file entries for dimethyl fumarate. One supplier is listed for this compound.

Recent Clinical Trials for dimethyl fumarate

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SponsorPhase
Banner Life Sciences LLCPhase 1
Providence Health & ServicesEarly Phase 1
Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Neurologico Carlo BestaPhase 4

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Recent Litigation for dimethyl fumarate

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District Court Litigation
Case NameDate
BIOGEN INTERNATIONAL GMBH v. ZYDUS PHARMACEUTICALS (USA) INC.2019-02-15
Biogen International GmbH v. Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc.2018-04-25
Biogen International GmbH v. Banner Life Sciences LLC2018-04-18

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PTAB Litigation
PetitionerDate
Sawai USA, Inc.2019-03-05
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.2018-07-13
Coalition For Affordable Drugs V LLC2015-09-28

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Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Categories for dimethyl fumarate
Synonyms for dimethyl fumarate
(E)-but-2-enedioic acid dimethyl ester
(E)-Dimethyl fumarate
1,2-bis(methoxycarbonyl)-trans-ethylene
1,4-dimethyl (2E)-but-2-enedioate
1,4-dimethyl but-2-enedioate
1017900-75-2
2-Butenedioic acid (2E)-, 1,4-dimethyl ester
2-Butenedioic acid (2E)-, dimethyl ester
2-Butenedioic acid (E)-, dimethyl ester
2-Butenedioic acid, 1,4-dimethyl ester
2-Butenedioic acid, dimethyl ester, (2E)-
2-BUTENEDIOIC ACID, DIMETHYL ESTER, (E)-
2(E)-Butenedioic acid 1,4-dimethyl ester
23055-10-9
4-02-00-02205 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
624-49-7
AB00172980_03
AB00172980_04
AB2000680
AC1LCUHZ
AI3-07872
AJ-45818
AK144836
AKOS000121333
Allomaleic acid dimethyl ester
AN-22022
AS01220
AZL O 211089
AZL-0211089
AZL-O-211089
BC226892
BCP21649
BG 00012
BG 12 [Fumarate]
BG 12 compound
BG-00012
BG-12
BG-12 [Fumarate]
BG00012
BIS-METHYL ESTER
Boletic acid dimethyl ester
BRD-K31111078-001-01-8
BRN 0774590
But-2-enedioic acid, dimethyl ester
CCG-213618
CHEBI:76004
CHEMBL2107333
CJ-10800
CS-0909
D03846
DB08908
Dimethyl (2e)-2-butenedioate
dimethyl (2E)-but-2-enedioate
dimethyl (2E)but-2-ene-1,4-dioate
Dimethyl (E)-but-2-enedioate
Dimethyl 2-butenedioate
Dimethyl fumar
Dimethyl fumarate (JAN/USAN)
Dimethyl fumarate [USAN]
Dimethyl fumarate, 97%
Dimethyl fumarate, 99%
Dimethyl fumarate, certified reference material, TraceCERT(R)
Dimethyl fumarate, Vetec(TM) reagent grade, 97%
Dimethyl trans-ethylenedicarboxylate
Dimethylester kyseliny fumarove
Dimethylester kyseliny fumarove [Czech]
Dimethylfumarate
DTXSID4060787
EINECS 210-849-0
Ethylene, 1,2-bis(methoxycarbonyl)-, trans-
Ethylene,2-bis(methoxycarbonyl)-, trans-
F0001-1675
F0069
FAG 201
FAG-201
FAG201
FO2303MNI2
FR-1080
Fumaderm
Fumaric acid dimethyl
Fumaric acid dimethyl ester
Fumaric acid-dimethyl ester
Fumaric acid, dimethyl ester
GTPL7045
HMS3264D14
HSDB 7725
HY-17363
I14-16593
InChI=1/C6H8O4/c1-9-5(7)3-4-6(8)10-2/h3-4H,1-2H3/b4-3
KB-76619
LDCRTTXIJACKKU-ONEGZZNKSA-N
LS-46997
Methyl fumarate
MFCD00064438
MolPort-001-770-822
MolPort-004-288-380
NE10584
NSC 167432
NSC 25942
NSC-167432
NSC-25942
NSC-760139
NSC167432
NSC25942
NSC760139
Panaclar
Pharmakon1600-01506154
RP20909
RTR-021472
s2586
SBB008222
SC-22552
SCHEMBL41835
SCHEMBL41836
SR-01000944222
SR-01000944222-1
ST2402525
ST50827963
STK039379
SW219154-1
Tecfidera
Tecfidera (TN)
TIMTEC-BB SBB008222
TL 353
TR-021472
trans-1,2-Ethylenedicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester
trans-Butenedioic acid dimethyl ester
UKRORGSYN-BB BBR-008913
UNII-FO2303MNI2
W-5060
WLN: 1OV1U1VO1 -T
ZINC100509880
ZINC3843378

US Patents and Regulatory Information for dimethyl fumarate

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-002 Mar 27, 2013 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-002 Mar 27, 2013 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-001 Mar 27, 2013 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-001 Mar 27, 2013 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-002 Mar 27, 2013 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-001 Mar 27, 2013 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-001 Mar 27, 2013 RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
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Expired US Patents for dimethyl fumarate

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-001 Mar 27, 2013   Start Trial   Start Trial
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-002 Mar 27, 2013   Start Trial   Start Trial
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-002 Mar 27, 2013   Start Trial   Start Trial
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-002 Mar 27, 2013   Start Trial   Start Trial
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-001 Mar 27, 2013   Start Trial   Start Trial
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-001 Mar 27, 2013   Start Trial   Start Trial
Biogen Idec Inc TECFIDERA dimethyl fumarate CAPSULE, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 204063-001 Mar 27, 2013   Start Trial   Start Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for dimethyl fumarate

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
1761528 CA 2014 00055 Denmark   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: TRAMETINIB, EVENTUELT I FORM AF ET FARMACEUTISK ACCEPTABELT SALT, HYDRAT ELLER SOLVAT DERAF, HERUNDER TRAMETINIBDIMETHYLSULFOXID; REG. NO/DATE: EU/1/14/931/01-06 20140630
0693475 CR 2010 00036 Denmark   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: TAPENTADOL ((1R-2R)-3-(3-DIMETHYLAMINO-1-ETHYL-2-METHYL-PROPYL)-PHENOL), HERUNDER HYDROCHLORIDET; NAT. REG. NO/DATE: 45151-45158, 45162-45169 20100830; FIRST REG. NO/DATE: EU 75043.00.00-75048.00.00, 75261.00.00-75270.00.00 20100819
2137537 C300674 Netherlands   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: DIMETHYLFUMARAAT; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/13/837/001-002 20140130
2137537 1490038-5 Sweden   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: DIMETHYL FUMARATE; REG. NO/DATE: EU/1/13/837 20140203
0300652 SPC/GB03/005 United Kingdom   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: D-MEDETOMIDINE (4-((1S)-1-(2,3-DIMETHYLPHENYL)ETHYL)-1H-IMIDAZOLE) AND ITS NON-TOXIC PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE ACID ADDITION SALTS, ESPECIALLY THE HYDROCHLORIDE; REGISTERED: UK EU/2/02/033/001 20020830
1131065 CA 2014 00036 Denmark   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: DIMETHYL FUMARAT (DIMETHYLFUMARAT); REG. NO/DATE: EU/1/13/837/001-002 20140130
2137537 PA2014024 Lithuania   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: DIMETHYLIS FUMARAS; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/13/837/001-002 20140130
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