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Details for Patent: 7,118,552

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Which drugs does patent 7,118,552 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,118,552 protects ZOLADEX and is included in two NDAs.

This patent has forty-seven patent family members in thirty-three countries.
Summary for Patent: 7,118,552
Title:Automatically operable safety shield system for syringes
Abstract:An automatically operable safety shield system for use with a syringe, the safety shield system including an holder having proximal and distal portions and defining an enclosure into which the syringe may be inserted, an outer shield having proximal and distal portions, mounted outwards from the inner holder being axially movable relative to the inner holder between retracted and extended positions, a spring positioned between a first detent on the inner holder and a second detent on the outer shield, and urging the outer shield to its extended position, the inner holder having at least one first opening and the outer shield having at least one first stop member, the first stop member being engageable with the first opening when the outer shield is in the retracted position, the inner holder having distal to the first opening at least one first indentation, the first stop member being engageable with the first indentation when the outer shield is in the extended position.
Inventor(s): Shaw; Derek J. (Macclesfield, GB), Law; Brian R. (Leicester, GB)
Assignee: AstraZeneca AB (Sodertalje, SE)
Application Number:09/936,859
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Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,118,552

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
Tersera Theraps Llc ZOLADEX goserelin acetate IMPLANT;IMPLANTATION 019726-001 Dec 29, 1989 RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
Tersera Theraps Llc ZOLADEX goserelin acetate IMPLANT;IMPLANTATION 020578-001 Jan 11, 1996 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: 7,118,552

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
United Kingdom0003790Feb 18, 2000
PCT Information
PCT FiledFebruary 13, 2001PCT Application Number:PCT/GB01/00590
PCT Publication Date:August 23, 2001PCT Publication Number: WO01/60435

Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 7,118,552

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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
7,220,247 Automatically operable safety shield system for syringes ➤ Try a Free Trial
7,500,964 Automatically operable safety shield system for syringes ➤ Try a Free Trial
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International Patents Family Members for US Patent 7,118,552

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Argentina 027445 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 344075 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Australia 3209901 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Australia 770373 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration

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