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Generated: January 21, 2018

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Details for Patent: 6,331,550

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Which drugs does patent 6,331,550 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,331,550 protects FACTIVE and is included in one NDA.

This patent has thirteen patent family members in twelve countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,331,550
Title: Methods of use of quinolone compounds against anaerobic pathogenic bacteria
Abstract:This invention relates, in part, to newly identified methods of using quinolone antibiotics, particularly a gemifloxacin compound against pathogenic bacteria, especially anaerobic pathogens.
Inventor(s): Citron; Diane M. (Santa Monica, CA), Goldstein; Ellie J. C. (Santa Monica, CA)
Assignee: SmithKline Beecham Corporation (Philadelphia, PA)
Application Number:09/400,144
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,331,550

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
Lg Chem Ltd FACTIVE gemifloxacin mesylate TABLET;ORAL 021158-001 Apr 4, 2003 AB RX Yes Yes ➤ Subscribe ➤ Subscribe USE OF QUINOLONE COMPOUNDS AGAINST ANAEROBIC PATHOGENIC BACTERIA ➤ 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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Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 6,331,550

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
6,659,418 Positioning & locking hanging system ➤ Subscribe
6,262,071 Methods of use of antimicrobial compounds against pathogenic amycoplasma bacteria ➤ Subscribe
7,595,328 Methods of use of quinolone compounds against pneumococcal and Haemophilus bacteria ➤ Subscribe
6,279,257 Flush mounting security frames and hardware ➤ Subscribe
6,803,376 Method of use of quinolone compounds against pneumococcal and haemophilus bacteria ➤ Subscribe
6,455,540 Methods of use of quinolone compounds against anaerobic pathogenic bacteria ➤ Subscribe
6,340,689 Methods of use of quinolone compounds against atypical upper respiratory pathogenic bacteria ➤ Subscribe
6,938,154 System, method and article of manufacture for a cryptographic key infrastructure for networked devices ➤ Subscribe
Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration

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International Patents Family Members for US Patent 6,331,550

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria 383157 ➤ Subscribe
Australia 6201600 ➤ Subscribe
Canada 2281817 ➤ Subscribe
Canada 2282066 ➤ Subscribe
Canada 2283141 ➤ Subscribe
Canada 2283352 ➤ Subscribe
Cyprus 1107381 ➤ Subscribe
Germany 60037741 ➤ Subscribe
Denmark 1223935 ➤ Subscribe
European Patent Office 1223935 ➤ Subscribe
Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration

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Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Fish and Richardson
Medtronic
Julphar
Farmers Insurance
Dow
Cantor Fitzgerald
Daiichi Sankyo
Queensland Health
AstraZeneca

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