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Details for Patent: 7,132,570

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Patent 7,132,570 protects NUVIGIL and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Nuvigil. There are six tentative approvals for the compound protected by this patent. Additional details are available via the generic ingredient links below.

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

Summary for Patent: 7,132,570

Title:Method for the production of crystalline forms and crystalline forms of optical enantiomers of modafinil
Abstract:The invention relates to a process for the preparation of crystalline forms of the optical enantiomers of modafinil, comprising stages comprising: i) dissolving one of the optical enantiomers of modafinil in a solvent other than ethanol, ii) crystallising the modafinil enantiomer, iii) recovering the crystalline form of the modafinil enantiomer so obtained. The invention also relates to a process for the preparation of the optical enantiomers of modafinil.
Inventor(s): Neckebrock; Olivier (Ponteau Combault, FR), Leproust; Pierre (Creteil, FR)
Assignee: Cephalon France (Maisons-Alfort Cedex, FR)
Application Number:10/539,918
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Process;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Organic fine chemistry
Back Citations: 10th percentile
Forward Citations: 5th percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Cephalon
NUVIGIL
armodafinil
TABLET;ORAL021875-001Jun 15, 2007RXNo7,132,570*PED► subscribeY
Cephalon
NUVIGIL
armodafinil
TABLET;ORAL021875-002Mar 26, 2009DISCNNo7,132,570*PED► subscribeY
Cephalon
NUVIGIL
armodafinil
TABLET;ORAL021875-003Jun 15, 2007RXNo7,132,570*PED► subscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 7,132,570

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
France02 16412Dec 20, 2002
PCT Information
PCT FiledDecember 18, 2003PCT Application Number:PCT/FR03/03799
PCT Publication Date:July 22, 2004PCT Publication Number: WO20/04/060858

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