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Generated: December 11, 2017

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Details for Patent: 6,841,716

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Which drugs does patent 6,841,716 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,841,716 protects MINIVELLE and is included in one NDA. There have been two Paragraph IV challenges on Minivelle.

This patent has nine patent family members in eight countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,841,716

Title: Patch
Abstract:According to the invention, a patch provided with a support 1, an adhesive layer 2 laminated on one side of the support, and a release film 4 attached in a releasable manner to the adhesive layer and having a slit 42 running from one edge to the opposite edge, is characterized in that the shape of the slit in the release film is a wave shape such that, by simply bending the support slightly along the slit while the exposed side of the adhesive layer which has been exposed by peeling off part of the release film along the slit is attached to the attachment site, the edge 44 of the slit of the remaining release film can promptly protrude outward from between the attachment site and the adhesive layer.
Inventor(s): Tsutsumi; Nobuo (Tokyo, JP)
Assignee: Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (Saga, JP)
Application Number:09/959,928
Patent Claim Types:
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Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Patent Submitted Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
NovenMINIVELLEestradiolFILM, EXTENDED RELEASE;TRANSDERMAL203752-005Sep 23, 2014RXYesNo► Subscribe► Subscribe► SubscribeY
NovenMINIVELLEestradiolFILM, EXTENDED RELEASE;TRANSDERMAL203752-001Oct 29, 2012RXYesNo► Subscribe► Subscribe► SubscribeY
NovenMINIVELLEestradiolFILM, EXTENDED RELEASE;TRANSDERMAL203752-003Oct 29, 2012RXYesNo► Subscribe► Subscribe► SubscribeY
NovenMINIVELLEestradiolFILM, EXTENDED RELEASE;TRANSDERMAL203752-002Oct 29, 2012RXYesNo► Subscribe► Subscribe► SubscribeY
NovenMINIVELLEestradiolFILM, EXTENDED RELEASE;TRANSDERMAL203752-004Oct 29, 2012RXYesYes► Subscribe► Subscribe► SubscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,841,716

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
Japan11/133037May 13, 1999
PCT Information
PCT FiledApril 27, 2000PCT Application Number:PCT/JP00/02791
PCT Publication Date:November 23, 2000PCT Publication Number: WO00/69422

International Patent Family for Patent: 6,841,716

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
European Patent Office1181930► Subscribe
Germany60006380► Subscribe
China1177585► Subscribe
China1350451► Subscribe
Japan5285198► Subscribe
Taiwan532145► Subscribe
Brazil0010467► Subscribe
Austria253355► Subscribe
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)0069422► Subscribe
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Serving leading biopharmaceutical companies globally:

Boehringer Ingelheim
Daiichi Sankyo
Express Scripts
Argus Health

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