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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
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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 ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
Abbvie TRICOR fenofibrate TABLET;ORAL 021656-002 Nov 5, 2004 AB RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
Abbvie Inc TRICOR fenofibrate TABLET;ORAL 021203-001 Sep 4, 2001 DISCN Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial
Abbvie Inc TRICOR fenofibrate TABLET;ORAL 021203-003 Sep 4, 2001 DISCN Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial
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

For Orange Book-listed patents (shown in the main table above) generic applications must certify that the listed patents are expired, invalid, or will not be infringed by generic entry.

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
8,329,214 Process for producing fenofibrate tablets ➤ Try a Free Trial
6,596,317 Fenofibrate pharmaceutical composition having high bioavailability and method for preparing it ➤ Try a Free Trial
6,074,670 Fenofibrate pharmaceutical composition having high bioavailability and method for preparing it ➤ Try a Free Trial
7,041,319 Fenofibrate pharmaceutical composition having high bioavailabilty ➤ Try a Free Trial
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International Family Members for US Patent 6,277,405

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Argentina 011411 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 233556 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 291911 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 307576 ➤ Try a Free Trial
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