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Details for Patent: 7,587,988

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Which drugs does patent 7,587,988 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,587,988 protects SYMBICORT and is included in one NDA.

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

This patent has forty-nine patent family members in thirty-two countries.
Summary for Patent: 7,587,988
Title:Inhaler device counter
Abstract:Inhaler counter (20) comprising a counter housing (390), a rocker arm (200) with a pawl (210), the rocker arm being pivotally supported by the housing and arranged to perform a rocker movement in response to a linear actuation motion, a return spring (220) for resetting the rocker arm, a ratchet wheel (230) engagable with the pawl to convert the movement of the rocker arm into an incremental rotational motion of an axle arrangement (240) advancing a display means (60), the axle arrangement further comprising a back rotation prevention means (280) in the form of a spring loaded friction brake and a worm gear, the display means comprising rotatable indicator means (120) with teeth that engage the worm-gear and a stationary scale.
Inventor(s): Bowman; Nic (Cambridge, GB), Bradshaw; Douglas (Royston Herts, GB), Sorby; Lennart (Uppsala, SE)
Assignee: AstraZeneca AB (Sodertalje, SE)
Application Number:11/570,747
Patent Claim Types:
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Delivery; Use; Device;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,587,988

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
Astrazeneca SYMBICORT budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate AEROSOL, METERED;INHALATION 021929-001 Jul 21, 2006 RX Yes Yes ➤ Try a Free Trial ➤ Try a Free Trial Y ➤ Try a Free Trial
Astrazeneca SYMBICORT budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate AEROSOL, METERED;INHALATION 021929-002 Jul 21, 2006 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: 7,587,988

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
Sweden0500857Apr 14, 2005
PCT Information
PCT FiledApril 10, 2006PCT Application Number:PCT/SE2006/000423
PCT Publication Date:October 19, 2006PCT Publication Number: WO2006/110080

Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 7,587,988

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
7,819,075 Inhaler device counter ➤ Try a Free Trial
Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration

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International Family Members for US Patent 7,587,988

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Argentina 055910 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 10425 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Austria 10426 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Australia 2006234785 ➤ Try a Free Trial
Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration

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