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Details for Patent: 6,277,405

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Which drugs does patent 6,277,405 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,277,405 protects TRICOR and is included in two NDAs.

This patent has eighty-five patent family members in thirty-six countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,277,405
Title: Fenofibrate pharmaceutical composition having high bioavailability and method for preparing it
Abstract:The invention provides a micronized fenofibrate composition. The micronized fenofibrate composition has a dissolution of at least 10% in 5 minutes, 20% in 10 minutes, 50% in 20 minutes and 75% in 30 minutes, as measured using the rotating blade method at 75 rpm according to the European Pharmacopoeia, in a dissolution medium constituted by water with 2% by weight polysorbate 80 or with 0.025M sodium lauryl sulfate. The composition can further comprise hydrophilic polymers, surfactants, hydrosoluble carriers, outer phases or layers, or other pharmaceutically acceptable excipients. The immediate-release fenofibrate composition is preferably in the form of a tablet or in the form of granules inside a capsule.
Inventor(s): Stamm; Andre (Griesheim, FR), Seth; Pawan (Irvine, CA)
Assignee: Labaratoires Fournier, S.A. (Dijon, FR)
Application Number:09/572,330
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Formulation; Dosage form;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,277,405

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted
Abbvie TRICOR fenofibrate TABLET;ORAL 021656-001 Nov 5, 2004 AB RX Yes No ➤ Subscribe ➤ Subscribe Y ➤ Subscribe
Abbvie TRICOR fenofibrate TABLET;ORAL 021656-002 Nov 5, 2004 AB RX Yes Yes ➤ Subscribe ➤ Subscribe Y ➤ Subscribe
Abbvie Inc TRICOR fenofibrate TABLET;ORAL 021203-001 Sep 4, 2001 DISCN Yes No ➤ Subscribe ➤ Subscribe ➤ Subscribe
Abbvie Inc TRICOR fenofibrate TABLET;ORAL 021203-003 Sep 4, 2001 DISCN Yes No ➤ Subscribe ➤ Subscribe ➤ Subscribe
Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Patent Submitted

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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,277,405

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
France97 00479Jan 17, 1997

Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 6,277,405

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The non-Orange Book patents listed below do not require formal certifications, so they do not automatically impede generic entry. Instead, they represent potential opportunities for branded firms to block generic entry through patent infringment challenges.

Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
7,037,529 Fenofibrate pharmaceutical composition having high bioavailability and method for preparing it ➤ Subscribe
6,074,670 Fenofibrate pharmaceutical composition having high bioavailability and method for preparing it ➤ Subscribe
8,343,540 Process for producing fenofibrate tablets ➤ Subscribe
6,589,552 Fenofibrate pharmaceutical composition having high bioavailability and method for preparing it ➤ Subscribe
7,041,319 Fenofibrate pharmaceutical composition having high bioavailabilty ➤ Subscribe
6,652,881 Fenofibrate pharmaceutical composition having high bioavailability ➤ Subscribe
6,596,317 Fenofibrate pharmaceutical composition having high bioavailability and method for preparing it ➤ Subscribe
8,329,214 Process for producing fenofibrate tablets ➤ Subscribe
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International Patents Family Members for US Patent 6,277,405

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Ukraine 61096 ➤ Subscribe
Turkey 9901660 ➤ Subscribe
Tunisia SN98009 ➤ Subscribe
Slovakia 285847 ➤ Subscribe
Slovakia 96299 ➤ Subscribe
Russian Federation 2238089 ➤ Subscribe
Russian Federation 2236850 ➤ Subscribe
Russian Federation 2002109746 ➤ Subscribe
Russian Federation 2196580 ➤ Subscribe
Portugal 2050445 ➤ Subscribe
Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration

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Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Express Scripts
Deloitte
Daiichi Sankyo
AstraZeneca
Argus Health
Fuji
Citi
Cipla
Medtronic

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