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Details for Patent: 6,740,669

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Which drugs does patent 6,740,669 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,740,669 protects BANZEL and is included in two NDAs.

Protection for BANZEL has been extended six months for pediatric studies, as indicated by the *PED designation in the table below.

This patent has eighty-seven patent family members in thirty-four countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,740,669
Title: Crystal modification of 1-(2,6-difluorobenzyl)-1H-1,2,3-triazole-4-carboxamide and its use as antiepileptic
Abstract:The invention relates to the novel modification A or A' of the compound 1-(2,6-difluorobenzyl)-1H-1,2,3-triazole-4-carboxamide of the formula ##STR1## its use and pharmaceutical preparations comprising this crystal modification.
Inventor(s): Portmann; Robert (Pratteln, CH), Hofmeier; Urs Christoph (St. Pantaleon, CH), Burkhard; Andreas (Basel, CH), Scherrer; Walter (Rheinfelden, CH), Szelagiewicz; Martin (Munchenstein, CH)
Assignee: Novartis AG (Basel, CH)
Application Number:09/125,329
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 6,740,669
Patent Claim Types:
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Compound; Composition;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,740,669

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Eisai Inc BANZEL rufinamide SUSPENSION;ORAL 201367-001 Mar 3, 2011 AB RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try it Free ⤷  Try it Free Y ⤷  Try it Free
Eisai Inc BANZEL rufinamide TABLET;ORAL 021911-001 Nov 14, 2008 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Try it Free ⤷  Try it Free Y ⤷  Try it Free
Eisai Inc BANZEL rufinamide TABLET;ORAL 021911-002 Nov 14, 2008 AB RX Yes No ⤷  Try it Free ⤷  Try it Free Y ⤷  Try it Free
Eisai Inc BANZEL rufinamide TABLET;ORAL 021911-003 Nov 14, 2008 AB RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try it Free ⤷  Try it Free Y ⤷  Try it Free
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,740,669

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
Switzerland1404/97Jun 10, 1997
PCT Information
PCT FiledJune 08, 1998PCT Application Number:PCT/EP98/03427
PCT Publication Date:December 17, 1998PCT Publication Number: WO98/56772

International Family Members for US Patent 6,740,669

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Argentina 012945 ⤷  Try it Free
Argentina 012946 ⤷  Try it Free
Argentina 061004 ⤷  Try it Free
Argentina 061005 ⤷  Try it Free
Austria 232852 ⤷  Try it Free
Austria 237599 ⤷  Try it Free
>Country >Patent Number >Estimated Expiration >Supplementary Protection Certificate >SPC Country >SPC Expiration

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