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Generated: October 20, 2017

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Details for Patent: 6,004,996

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Which drugs does patent 6,004,996 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,004,996 protects ALLI and XENICAL and is included in two NDAs. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Alli.

Protection for XENICAL has been extended six months for pediatric studies, as indicated by the *PED designation in the table below.

This patent has thirty-eight patent family members in thirty-three countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,004,996

Title: Tetrahydrolipstatin containing compositions
Abstract:Product containing tetrahydrolipstatin as the active ingredient and pharmaceutically acceptable excipients, characterized in that it is in the form of particles with a diameter of 0.25 to 2 mm; and pharmaceutical preparation s or compositions for oral administration containing the product.
Inventor(s): Shah; Navnit Hargovindas (Clifton, NJ), Zeller; Max (Fullinsdorf, CH)
Assignee: Hoffman-La Roche Inc. (Nutley, NJ)
Application Number:09/003,137
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Dosage form;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Glaxosmithkline Cons
CAPSULE;ORAL021887-001Feb 7, 2007OTCYesYes► Subscribe► SubscribeY
Hoffmann La Roche
CAPSULE;ORAL020766-001Apr 23, 1999RXYesYes► Subscribe► SubscribeY
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International Patent Family for Patent: 6,004,996

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)9834607► Subscribe
Uruguay24875► Subscribe
Taiwan533082► Subscribe
Slovenia921796► Subscribe
Russian Federation2170579► Subscribe
Portugal921796► Subscribe
Poland330972► Subscribe
Peru57599► Subscribe
New Zealand332659► Subscribe
Norway320445► Subscribe
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