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Details for Patent: 6,978,945

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Which drugs does patent 6,978,945 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 6,978,945 protects EVAMIST and is included in one NDA.

This patent has seventeen patent family members in ten countries.

Summary for Patent: 6,978,945

Title: Dispensing device
Abstract:Hand-held dispensing devices for dispensing and applying a substance to the skin of a host are described. The devices include a hollow body, a capsule mounted within the hollow body for containing the substance, a nozzle mounted within the hollow body communicating with the substance in the capsule, an actuator to cause metered quantities of the substance to be dispensed from the capsule through the nozzle, a shroud defining an exit space for receiving the substance emerging from the nozzle, and a cap detachably mounted on the shroud to selectively open and close the nozzle and thereby control escape of the substance from the capsule.
Inventor(s): Wong; Kon Euan (Glen Waverly, AU), Bayly; Mark Simon (Eltham North, AU)
Assignee: Acrux DDS Pty Ltd (AU)
Application Number:10/442,323
Patent Claim Types:
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Dosage form; Device; Composition; Formulation;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Perrigo Pharma Intl
SPRAY;TRANSDERMAL022014-001Jul 27, 2007RXYesYes► Subscribe► SubscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 6,978,945

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
AustraliaPR1845Dec 01, 2000

International Patent Family for Patent: 6,978,945

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
New Zealand525759► Subscribe
MexicoPA03004607► Subscribe
South Korea20030066675► Subscribe
South Korea100831386► Subscribe
South Korea20070046978► Subscribe
Japan2007289722► Subscribe
Japan4011480► Subscribe
Japan2004513755► Subscribe
Hungary0302569► Subscribe
European Patent Office1345549► Subscribe
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