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Generated: April 26, 2018

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Details for Patent: 6,551,620

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Which drugs does patent 6,551,620 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,551,620 protects APRISO and is included in one NDA.

This patent has ten patent family members in nine countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,551,620
Title: Pellet formulation for the treatment of the intestinal tract
Abstract:An orally adminsterable pharmaceutical pellet formulation for the treatment of the intestinal tract is disclosed, which comprises a core and an enteric coating, the core including, as a pharmaceutical active compound, aminosalicylic acid or a pharmaceutically tolerable salt or a derivative thereof.
Inventor(s): Otterbeck; Norbert (Uberlingen, DE)
Assignee: Dr. Falk Pharma GmbH (Freiburg, DE)
Application Number:09/906,494
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Formulation; Compound; Dosage form;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,551,620

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
Valeant Pharms Intl APRISO mesalamine CAPSULE, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022301-001 Oct 31, 2008 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y Y FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF REMISSION OF ULCERATIVE COLITIS IN SUBJECTS 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER ➤ 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 6,551,620

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
8,956,647 Pellet formulation for the treatment of the intestinal tract ➤ Sign Up
8,337,886 Pellet formulation for the treatment of the intestinal tract ➤ Sign Up
8,496,965 Pellet formulation for the treatment of the intenstinal tract ➤ Sign Up
6,277,412 Pellet-type formulation intended for treating the intestinal tract ➤ Sign Up
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