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Details for Patent: 6,340,689

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Which drugs does patent 6,340,689 protect, and when does it expire?


Patent 6,340,689 protects FACTIVE and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Factive.

This patent has thirteen patent family members in twelve countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,340,689

Title: Methods of use of quinolone compounds against atypical upper respiratory pathogenic bacteria
Abstract:A method of treating an atypical upper respiratory pathogenic bacteria comprising administering a gemifloxacin compound is disclosed.
Inventor(s): Dubois; Jacques (Fleuramont, CA), St-Pierre; Claude (St-Elie d'Orford, CA)
Assignee: SmithKline Beecham Corporation (Philadelphia, PA)
Application Number:09/395,851
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Lg Chem Ltd
FACTIVE
gemifloxacin mesylate
TABLET;ORAL021158-001Apr 4, 2003ABRXYesYes► Subscribe► Subscribe USE OF QUINOLONE COMPOUNDS AGAINST ATYPICAL UPPER RESPIRATORY PATHOGENIC BACTERIA
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 6,340,689

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
7,595,328Methods of use of quinolone compounds against pneumococcal and Haemophilus bacteria► Subscribe
6,331,550 Methods of use of quinolone compounds against anaerobic pathogenic bacteria► Subscribe
6,455,540 Methods of use of quinolone compounds against anaerobic pathogenic bacteria► Subscribe
6,803,376 Method of use of quinolone compounds against pneumococcal and haemophilus bacteria► Subscribe
6,279,257 Flush mounting security frames and hardware► Subscribe
6,938,154 System, method and article of manufacture for a cryptographic key infrastructure for networked devices► Subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 6,340,689

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Portugal1223935► Subscribe
Japan2003531101► Subscribe
United Kingdom9915597► Subscribe
Spain2299430► Subscribe
European Patent Office1223935► Subscribe
Denmark1223935► Subscribe
Germany60037741► Subscribe
Cyprus1107381► Subscribe
Canada2283352► Subscribe
Canada2283141► Subscribe
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