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Generated: April 22, 2018

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Details for Patent: 7,449,012

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Summary for Patent: 7,449,012
Title:Automatic injector
Abstract:An auto-injector for dispensing a predetermined dose of medicament is disclosed. The auto-injector includes a needle cover that is configured to move from a retracted position to an extended locked position. The auto-injector includes a first locking assembly to hold the needle cover in a locked retracted position and a second locking assembly to hold the needle cover in a locked extended position.
Inventor(s): Young; Matthew Egerton (Over Cambs, GB), Raven; Sophie Rebecca (Swavesey Cambs, GB), Murphy; Martin Joseph (Letchworth Garden City Herts, GB), Hurlstone; Christopher John (Newport Saffron Walden Essex, GB), Daintrey; Joseph William (Royston Herts, GB), Rochford; Craig Malcolm (Monxton Andover Hants, GB), Kirkwood; Stephen Philip (Haynes Beds, GB), Mathews; Colin James (Godmanchester Huntingdon, GB), Hill; Robert L. (Abingdon, MD), Wilmot; John Glyndwr (Mount Airy, MD)
Assignee: Meridian Medical Technologies, Inc. (Columbia, MD)
Application Number:11/095,664
Patent Claim Types:
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Dosage form; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,449,012

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
Mylan Speciality Lp EPIPEN epinephrine INJECTABLE;INTRAMUSCULAR, SUBCUTANEOUS 019430-001 Dec 22, 1987 BX RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
Mylan Speciality Lp EPIPEN JR. epinephrine INJECTABLE;INTRAMUSCULAR, SUBCUTANEOUS 019430-002 Dec 22, 1987 BX RX Yes Yes ➤ Sign Up ➤ Sign Up Y ➤ Sign Up
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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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
8,870,827 Automatic injector ➤ Sign Up
9,586,010 Automatic injector with needle cover ➤ Sign Up
7,794,432 Automatic injector with kickback attenuation ➤ Sign Up
8,048,035 Automatic injector with needle cover ➤ Sign Up
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