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Details for Patent: 6,379,704

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Which drugs does patent 6,379,704 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,379,704 protects VIVITROL and is included in one NDA.

This patent has nineteen patent family members in eleven countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,379,704
Title: Method for preparing microparticles having a selected polymer molecular weight
Abstract:A method for preparing microparticles having a selected polymer molecular weight. The hold time and temperature of a solution containing a nucleophilic compound and a polymer having a starting molecular weight are controlled in order to control the molecular weight of the polymer in the finished microparticle product. In this manner, a selected polymer molecular weight in the finished microparticle product can be achieved from a variety of starting material molecular weights.
Inventor(s): Wright; Steven G. (Madeira, OH), Rickey; Michael E. (Loveland, OH), Ramstack; J. Michael (Lebanon, OH), Lyons; Shawn L. (Cincinnati, OH), Hotz; Joyce M. (Cincinnati, OH)
Assignee: Alkermes Controlled Therapeutics Inc. II (Cambridge, MA)
Application Number:09/870,751
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Compound;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,379,704

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Alkermes VIVITROL naltrexone FOR SUSPENSION, EXTENDED RELEASE;INTRAMUSCULAR 021897-001 Apr 13, 2006 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

International Family Members for US Patent 6,379,704

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria 399535   Start Trial
Australia 2001255465   Start Trial
Australia 5546501   Start Trial
Canada 2405787   Start Trial
Cyprus 1110403   Start Trial
Cyprus 1113082   Start Trial
>Country >Patent Number >Estimated Expiration >Supplementary Protection Certificate >SPC Country >SPC Expiration

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