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Generated: December 18, 2017

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Details for Patent: 6,773,720

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Which drugs does patent 6,773,720 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,773,720 protects LIALDA and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Lialda.

This patent has twenty-seven patent family members in seventeen countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,773,720

Title: Mesalazine controlled release oral pharmaceutical compositions
Abstract:Controlled-release oral pharmaceutical compositions containing as active ingredient 5-amino-salicylic acid, comprising: a) an inner lipophilic matrix consisting of substances with a melting point below 90.degree. C. in which the active ingredient is at least partly inglobated; b) an outer hydrophilic matrix in which the lipophilic matrix is dispersed; c) optionally other excipients.
Inventor(s): Villa; Roberto (Panama, PA), Pedrani; Massimo (Panama, PA), Ajani; Mauro (Panama, PA), Fossati; Lorenzo (Panama, PA)
Assignee: Cosmo S.p.A. (Milan, IT)
Application Number:10/009,491
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Compound; Formulation; Dosage form; Process;

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
ShireLIALDAmesalamineTABLET, DELAYED RELEASE;ORAL022000-001Jan 16, 2007ABRXYesYes► Subscribe► SubscribeY► Subscribe
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,773,720

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
ItalyMI99A1316Jun 14, 1999
PCT Information
PCT FiledJune 08, 2000PCT Application Number:PCT/EP00/05321
PCT Publication Date:December 21, 2000PCT Publication Number: WO00/76481

International Patent Family for Patent: 6,773,720

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Portugal1287822► Subscribe
Portugal1198226► Subscribe
Norway329402► Subscribe
Norway20016107► Subscribe
MexicoPA01012888► Subscribe
Japan5235839► Subscribe
Japan2010024241► Subscribe
Japan4727875► Subscribe
Japan2003501458► Subscribe
ItalyMI991316► Subscribe
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