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Details for Patent: 6,565,874

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Which drugs does patent 6,565,874 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,565,874 protects ELIGARD and is included in four NDAs.

This patent has fifty-eight patent family members in twenty-six countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,565,874
Title: Polymeric delivery formulations of leuprolide with improved efficacy
Abstract:The present invention is directed to a flowable composition that is suitable for use as a controlled release implant. The flowable composition includes a biodegradable thermoplastic polyester that is at least substantially insoluble in aqueous medium or body fluid. The flowable composition also includes a biocompatible polar aprotic solvent. The biocompatible polar aprotic solvent is miscible to dispersible in aqueous medium or body fluid. The flowable composition also includes leuprolide acetate.
Inventor(s): Dunn; Richard L. (Fort Collins, CO), Garrett; John Steven (Fort Collins, CO), Ravivarapu; Harish (Union City, CA), Chandrashekar; Bhagya L (Fort Collins, CO)
Assignee: Atrix Laboratories (Fort Collins, CO)
Application Number:09/711,758
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Compound; Delivery; Use; Device;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,565,874

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
Tolmar Therap ELIGARD leuprolide acetate INJECTABLE;SUBCUTANEOUS 021343-001 Jan 23, 2002 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y METHOD OF TREATING CANCER ➤ Sign Up
Tolmar Therap ELIGARD leuprolide acetate INJECTABLE;SUBCUTANEOUS 021379-001 Jul 24, 2002 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y METHOD OF TREATING CANCER ➤ Sign Up
Tolmar Therap ELIGARD leuprolide acetate INJECTABLE;SUBCUTANEOUS 021488-001 Feb 13, 2003 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y METHOD OF TREATING CANCER ➤ Sign Up
Tolmar Therap ELIGARD leuprolide acetate INJECTABLE;SUBCUTANEOUS 021731-001 Dec 14, 2004 RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y METHOD OF TREATING CANCER ➤ 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 6,565,874

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
9,539,333 Sustained release polymer ➤ Sign Up
6,773,714 Polymeric delivery formulations of leuprolide with improved efficacy ➤ Sign Up
9,283,282 Sustained release polymer ➤ Sign Up
6,143,314 Controlled release liquid delivery compositions with low initial drug burst ➤ Sign Up
Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration

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Serving hundreds of leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Accenture
Covington
Johnson and Johnson
Express Scripts
AstraZeneca
US Army
Dow
Queensland Health
Medtronic

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