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Details for Patent: 6,352,717

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Which drugs does patent 6,352,717 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,352,717 protects FORTOVASE and is included in one NDA.

Protection for FORTOVASE has been extended six months for pediatric studies, as indicated by the *PED designation in the table below.

This patent has thirty-seven patent family members in thirty-four countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,352,717

Title: Process for encapsulating shear sensitive fill masses into capsules and capsules containing shear sensitive fill masses
Abstract:The present invention provides a process for encapsulating a shear sensitive fill mass which contains a pharmaceutical active agent or nutrient, characterized in that said fill mass is heated and subsequently cooled, prior to the encapsulation. The invention also provides capsules comprising shear sensitive fill material obtained by the said process which have a high and constant dissolution rate.
Inventor(s): Alex; Rainer (Weil am Rhein, DE), Gerhards; Jurgen (Arlesheim, CH), Kraemer-Pittrof; Ingeborg (Rheinfelden, DE), Oeschger; Richard (Rheinsulz, CH), Rades; Thomas (Dunedin, NZ)
Assignee: Hoffman-La Roche Inc. (Nutley, NJ)
Application Number:09/440,731
Patent Claim Types:
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Dosage form; Process; Formulation;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Hoffmann La Roche
CAPSULE;ORAL020828-001Nov 7, 1997DISCNYesNo► Subscribe► SubscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,352,717

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
98121831Nov 17, 1998

International Patent Family for Patent: 6,352,717

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Argentina020013► Subscribe
Austria274895► Subscribe
Australia1775100► Subscribe
Australia751446► Subscribe
Brazil9915444► Subscribe
Canada2350943► Subscribe
China1172649► Subscribe
China1326335► Subscribe
Colombia5150161► Subscribe
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