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Details for Patent: 7,537,009

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Which drugs does patent 7,537,009 protect, and when does it expire?


Patent 7,537,009 protects ADASUVE and is included in one NDA.

This patent has one hundred and ninety-four patent family members in nineteen countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,537,009

Title:Method of forming an aerosol for inhalation delivery
Abstract: The present invention relates to the inhalation delivery of aerosols containing small particles. Specifically, it relates to a method of forming an aerosol for use in inhalation therapy. In a method aspect of the present invention, a method of forming an aerosol for use in inhalation therapy is provided. The method involves the following steps: (a) heating a substrate coated with a composition comprising a drug at a rate greater than 1000.degree. C./s, thereby forming an vapor; and, (b) allowing the vapor to cool, thereby forming an aerosol, which is used in inhalation therapy. In another method aspect of the present invention, a method of forming an aerosol for use in inhalation therapy is provided. The method involves the following steps: (a) heating a substrate coated with a composition comprising a drug to form a vapor, wherein the coated composition is in the form of a film less than 10 .mu. thick; and, (b) allowing the vapor to cool, thereby forming an aerosol, which is used in inhalation therapy. In another method aspect of the present invention, a method of forming an aerosol for use in inhalation therapy is provided. The method involves the following steps: (a) heating a substrate coated with a composition comprising a drug to form a vapor in less than 100 milliseconds, wherein the vapor has a mass greater than 0.1 mg; and, (b) allowing the vapor to cool, thereby forming an aerosol, which is used in inhalation therapy.
Inventor(s): Hale; Ron L. (Woodside, CA), Hodges; Craig C. (Walnut Creek, CA), Lloyd; Peter M. (Walnut Creek, CA), Mufson; Daniel (Napa, CA), Rogers; Daniel D. (Oakland, CA), Song; Soonho (Stanford, CA), Wensley; Martin J. (San Francisco, CA), Myers; Daniel J. (Mountain View, CA), McKinney; Jeffrey A. (Foster City, CA), Quintana; Reynaldo J. (Redwood City, CA), Rabinowitz; Joshua D. (Mountain View, CA)
Assignee: Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Mountain View, CA)
Application Number:10/146,088
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Galen Uk
ADASUVE
loxapine
POWDER;INHALATION022549-001Dec 21, 2012RXYesYes► Subscribe► SubscribeY
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Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 7,537,009

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
7,078,019Delivery of drug esters through an inhalation route► Subscribe
7,008,616Delivery of stimulants through an inhalation route► Subscribe
7,468,179Delivery of opioids through an inhalation route► Subscribe
7,078,016Delivery of caffeine through an inhalation route► Subscribe
6,737,042 Delivery of drug esters through an inhalation route► Subscribe
7,465,436Delivery of compounds for the treatment of Parkinson's through an inhalation route► Subscribe
7,510,702Delivery of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs through an inhalation route► Subscribe
7,014,840Delivery of sumatriptan, frovatriptan or naratriptan through an inhalation route► Subscribe
9,687,487Aerosol forming device for use in inhalation therapy► Subscribe
6,803,031 Delivery of erectile dysfunction drugs through an inhalation route► Subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 7,537,009

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria365548► Subscribe
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