Which drugs does patent 5,969,156 protect, and when does it expire?
Patent 5,969,156 protects CADUET, LIPITOR, and LIPTRUZET, and is included in three NDAs. There have been three Paragraph IV challenges on Caduet.
Protection for CADUET has been extended six months for pediatric studies, as indicated by the *PED designation in the table below.
This patent has sixty-four patent family members in thirty-six countries.