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Details for Patent: 6,916,941

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Which drugs does patent 6,916,941 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,916,941 protects LEXAPRO and is included in one NDA.

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

This patent has fifty-one patent family members in thirty-eight countries.
Summary for Patent: 6,916,941
Title: Crystalline composition containing escitalopram
Abstract:Crystalline particles of escitalopram oxalate with a particle size of at least 40 .mu.m is disclosed. Method for the manufacture of said crystalline particles and pharmaceutical compositions comprising said crystalline particles are also disclosed.
Inventor(s): Christensen; Troels Volsgaard (Holb.ae butted.k, DK), Liljegren; Ken (V.ae butted.rl.o slashed.se, DK), Elema; Michiel Onne (K.o slashed.bnhavn .O slashed., DK), Andresen; Lene (R.o slashed.dovre, DK), Mahashabde; Shashank (Kendall Park, NJ), Assenza; Sebastian P. (Fort Salonga, NY)
Assignee: H. Lundbeck A/S (Valby-Copenhagen, DK)
Application Number:10/403,453
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 6,916,941
Patent Claim Types:
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Compound; Use; Formulation; Dosage form; Composition;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 6,916,941

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
Allergan Sales Llc LEXAPRO escitalopram oxalate TABLET;ORAL 021323-001 Aug 14, 2002 AB RX Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
Allergan Sales Llc LEXAPRO escitalopram oxalate TABLET;ORAL 021323-002 Aug 14, 2002 AB RX Yes No ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
Allergan Sales Llc LEXAPRO escitalopram oxalate TABLET;ORAL 021323-003 Aug 14, 2002 AB RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
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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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,916,941

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
DenmarkPA 2001 01164Jul 31, 2001

Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 6,916,941

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
7,420,069 Crystalline composition containing escitalopram ➤ Try a Free Trial
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International Family Members for US Patent 6,916,941

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Argentina 034898 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 286730 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 352546 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Australia 2002355624 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration

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