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Details for Patent: 6,403,609

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Which drugs does patent 6,403,609 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,403,609 protects ILEVRO and is included in one NDA.

This patent has thirty-one patent family members in eighteen countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,403,609
Title: Ophthalmic compositions containing galactomannan polymers and borate
Abstract:The present invention is directed to ophthalmic compositions containing a gelling amount of a combination of galactomannan polysaccharides and borates. The compositions gel or partially gel upon administration to the eye. The present invention also discloses methods of topical ophthalmic administration of the compositions of the eye.
Inventor(s): Asgharian; Bahram (Arlington, TX)
Assignee: Alcon Manufacturing, Ltd. (Fort Worth, TX)
Application Number:09/423,762
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Use; Delivery;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,403,609

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
Novartis Pharms Corp ILEVRO nepafenac SUSPENSION/DROPS;OPHTHALMIC 203491-001 Oct 16, 2012 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
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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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,403,609

PCT Information
PCT FiledJuly 17, 1998PCT Application Number:PCT/US98/14596
PCT Publication Date:February 11, 1999PCT Publication Number: WO99/06023

Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 6,403,609

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
6,838,449 Ophthalmic compositions containing galactomannan polymers and borate ➤ Sign Up
7,169,767 Ophthalmic compositions containing galactomannan polymers and borate ➤ Sign Up
6,486,138 Ophthalmic compositions containing galactomannan polymers and borate ➤ Sign Up
6,583,124 Ophthalmic compositions containing galactomannan polymers and borate ➤ Sign Up
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