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Details for Patent: 5,876,746

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Patent 5,876,746 protects ORTHO EVRA and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Ortho Evra.

This patent has twenty-six patent family members in nineteen countries.

Summary for Patent: 5,876,746

Title: Transdermal patch and method for administering 17-deacetyl norgestimate alone or in combination with an estrogen
Abstract:Compositions and methods for preventing ovulation in a woman are provided, as well as compositions and methods for female hormone replacement therapy. The compositions can be administered by the use of a transdermal patch. The patch will administer 17-deacetyl norgestimate alone or in combination with an estrogen such as ethinyl estradiol to women via an adhesive matrix of a silicone and/or polyisobutylene.
Inventor(s): Jona; Janan (Sunnyvale, CA), Audett; Jay (Mountain View, CA), Singh; Noel (San Francisco, CA)
Assignee: Cygnus, Inc. (Redwood City, CA)
Application Number:08/660,024
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Patent Metrics:
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Field: Medical technology
Back Citations: 19th percentile
Forward Citations: 5th percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Janssen Pharms
ORTHO EVRA
ethinyl estradiol; norelgestromin
FILM, EXTENDED RELEASE;TRANSDERMAL021180-001Nov 20, 2001DISCNNo5,876,746► subscribeY PREVENTION OF OVULATION IN A WOMAN
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 5,876,746

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
6,071,531 Transdermal patch and method for administering 17-deacetyl norgestimate alone or in combination with an estrogen► subscribe
5,972,377 Transdermal patch and method for administering 17-deacetyl norgestimate alone or in combination with an estrogen► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 5,876,746

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria229828► subscribe
Australia6259796► subscribe
Australia703593► subscribe
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