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Generated: April 24, 2018

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Details for Patent: 6,455,540

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Which drugs does patent 6,455,540 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,455,540 protects FACTIVE and is included in one NDA.

This patent has thirteen patent family members in twelve countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,455,540
Title: Methods of use of quinolone compounds against anaerobic pathogenic bacteria
Abstract:This invention relates, in part, to newly identified methods of using quinolone antibiotics, particularly a gemifloxacin compound against pathogenic bacteria, especially anaerobic pathogens.
Inventor(s): Citron; Diane M. (Santa Monica, CA), Goldstein; Ellie J. C. (Santa Monica, CA)
Assignee: SmithKline Beecham Corporation (Philadelphia, PA)
Application Number:09/976,323
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,455,540

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
Lg Chem Ltd FACTIVE gemifloxacin mesylate TABLET;ORAL 021158-001 Apr 4, 2003 AB RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up USE OF QUINOLONE COMPOUNDS AGAINST ANAEROBIC PATHOGENIC BACTERIA ➤ 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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Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 6,455,540

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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
6,938,154 System, method and article of manufacture for a cryptographic key infrastructure for networked devices ➤ Sign Up
6,331,550 Methods of use of quinolone compounds against anaerobic pathogenic bacteria ➤ Sign Up
6,340,689 Methods of use of quinolone compounds against atypical upper respiratory pathogenic bacteria ➤ Sign Up
6,262,071 Methods of use of antimicrobial compounds against pathogenic amycoplasma bacteria ➤ Sign Up
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