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Details for Patent: 6,071,970

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Patent 6,071,970 protects NUCYNTA and NUCYNTA ER and is included in three NDAs. There have been zero Paragraph IV challenges on Nucynta and Nucynta ER

This patent has fifty-one patent family members in eighteen countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,071,970

Title: Compounds active at a novel site on receptor-operated calcium channels useful for treatment of neurological disorders and diseases
Abstract:Method and compositions for treating a patient having a neurological disease or disorder, such as stroke, head trauma, spinal cord injury, epilepsy, anxiety, or neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's Disease, Huntington's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Inventor(s): Mueller; Alan L. (Salt Lake City, UT), Balandrin; Manuel F. (Sandy, UT), VanWagenen; Bradford C. (Salt Lake City, UT), DelMar; Eric G. (Salt Lake City, UT), Moe; Scott T. (Salt Lake City, UT), Artman; Linda D. (Salt Lake City, UT), Barmore; Robert M. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Assignee: NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT)
Application Number:08/485,038
Patent Claim Types:
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Compound; Use; Composition;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Depomed Inc
NUCYNTA
tapentadol hydrochloride
TABLET;ORAL022304-001Nov 20, 2008RXNo6,071,970► subscribe RELIEF OF MODERATE TO SEVERE ACUTE PAIN
Depomed Inc
NUCYNTA
tapentadol hydrochloride
TABLET;ORAL022304-002Nov 20, 2008RXNo6,071,970► subscribe RELIEF OF MODERATE TO SEVERE ACUTE PAIN
Depomed Inc
NUCYNTA
tapentadol hydrochloride
TABLET;ORAL022304-003Nov 20, 2008RXYes6,071,970► subscribe RELIEF OF MODERATE TO SEVERE ACUTE PAIN
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 6,071,970

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
7,268,166Compounds active at a novel site on receptor-operated calcium channels useful for treatment of neurological disorders and diseases► subscribe
6,211,245 Compounds active at a novel site on receptor-operated calcium channels useful for treatment of neurological disorders and diseases► subscribe
6,017,965 Compounds active at a novel site on receptor-operated calcium channels useful for treatment of neurological disorders and diseases► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 6,071,970

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria200862► subscribe
Austria238782► subscribe
Austria346595► subscribe
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