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Details for Patent: 6,488,960

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Which drugs does patent 6,488,960 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,488,960 protects RAYOS and is included in one NDA.

This patent has fifteen patent family members in seven countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,488,960
Title: Corticosteroid formulation
Abstract:The present invention pertains to a unit dose formulation comprising 0.25 to 2 mg of a corticosteroid. This small dose can be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, especially if adapted to release at least 90% by weight of the corticosteroid, 2 to 8 hours after administration.
Inventor(s): Bardsley; Hazel Judith (Cambridge, GB)
Assignee: Arakis Ltd. (GB)
Application Number:09/936,586
Patent Claim Types:
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Formulation; Compound; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,488,960

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
Horizon Pharma RAYOS prednisone TABLET, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 202020-001 Jul 26, 2012 AB RX Yes No ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y TREATMENT OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS BY DELAYED RELEASE FORMULATION OF 1MG OR 2MG OF PREDNISONE ➤ Sign Up
Horizon Pharma RAYOS prednisone TABLET, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 202020-002 Jul 26, 2012 AB RX Yes No ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y TREATMENT OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS BY DELAYED RELEASE FORMULATION OF 1MG OR 2MG OF PREDNISONE ➤ 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: 6,488,960

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
United Kingdom9905898Mar 15, 1999
PCT Information
PCT FiledMarch 14, 2000PCT Application Number:PCT/GB00/00924
PCT Publication Date:September 21, 2000PCT Publication Number: WO00/54780

Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 6,488,960

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
6,677,326 Corticosteroid formulation comprising less than 2.5 mg prednisolone for once daily administration ➤ Sign Up
Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration

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International Patents Family Members for US Patent 6,488,960

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Japan 2004511445 ➤ Sign Up
Japan 5355833 ➤ Sign Up
Japan 2002539167 ➤ Sign Up
United Kingdom 9905898 ➤ Sign Up
European Patent Office 1318816 ➤ Sign Up
United Kingdom 0023220 ➤ Sign Up
European Patent Office 1158988 ➤ Sign Up
Canada 2422991 ➤ Sign Up
Canada 2361503 ➤ Sign Up
Australia 8789501 ➤ Sign Up
Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration

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