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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
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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 Submissiondate
Horizon Pharma Usa RAYOS prednisone TABLET, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 202020-001 Jul 26, 2012 AB RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y TREATMENT OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS BY DELAYED RELEASE FORMULATION OF 1MG OR 2MG OF PREDNISONE   Start Trial
Horizon Pharma Usa RAYOS prednisone TABLET, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL 202020-002 Jul 26, 2012 AB RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y TREATMENT OF RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS BY DELAYED RELEASE FORMULATION OF 1MG OR 2MG OF PREDNISONE   Start Trial
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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

International Family Members for US Patent 6,488,960

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Australia 3179000   Start Trial
Australia 771088   Start Trial
Australia 8789501   Start Trial
Canada 2361503   Start Trial
Canada 2422991   Start Trial
European Patent Office 1158988   Start Trial
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