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Details for Patent: 6,375,978

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Which drugs does patent 6,375,978 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,375,978 protects VIADUR and is included in one NDA.

This patent has seventeen patent family members in sixteen countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,375,978
Title: Rate controlling membranes for controlled drug delivery devices
Abstract:This invention provides rate controlling membranes for controlled drug delivery devices that are stable over time and exhibit more predictable and consistent membrane functionality. According to another aspect, the membranes have enhanced permeability. According to the invention, the rate controlling membrane of a controlled drug delivery device is subjected to a pre-treatment annealing process wherein it is subjected to an elevated temperature for a predetermined time period and subsequently cooled to ambient conditions before incorporation into a controlled drug delivery device.
Inventor(s): Kleiner; Lothar W. (Los Altos, CA), Gale; Robert M. (Los Altos, CA), Berggren; Randall G. (Livermore, CA), Tong; Gilbert T. (Union City, CA), Chen; Guohua (Sunnyvale, CA), Dionne; Keith E. (Cambridge, MA), Houston; Paul R. (Hayward, CA)
Assignee: ALZA Corporation (Mountain View, CA)
Application Number:09/213,213
Patent Claim Types:
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Delivery; Device; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,375,978

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
Ortho Mcneil Janssen VIADUR leuprolide acetate IMPLANT;IMPLANTATION 021088-001 Mar 3, 2000 DISCN No 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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International Family Members for US Patent 6,375,978

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
South Korea 20010033412 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Japan 4215188 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Japan 2001526214 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Hong Kong 1029923 ➤ Try a Free Trial
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Serving hundreds of leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Colorcon
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Chubb
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McKinsey
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Healthtrust
Mallinckrodt

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