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Details for Patent: 7,696,178

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Which drugs does patent 7,696,178 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,696,178 protects BETHKIS and is included in one NDA.

This patent has thirty-three patent family members in twenty-six countries.
Summary for Patent: 7,696,178
Title:Optimised formulation of tobramycin for aerosolization
Abstract: The invention provides a tobramycin formulation for delivery by aerosolization in the form of additive-free, isotonic solution whose pH has been optimised to ensure adequate shelf-life at room temperature. Said formulation can be advantageously used for the treatment and prophylaxis of acute and chronic endobronchial infections, in particular those caused by the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa associated to lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis.
Inventor(s): Malvolti; Chiara (Parma, IT), Garzia; Raffaella (Parma, IT)
Assignee: Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A. (Parma, IT)
Application Number:11/083,139
Patent Claim Types:
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Formulation; Process;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,696,178

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
Chiesi Usa Inc BETHKIS tobramycin SOLUTION;INHALATION 201820-001 Oct 12, 2012 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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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 7,696,178

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
01116071Jul 02, 2001

Non-Orange Book US Patents Family Members for Patent 7,696,178

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
8,168,598 Optimised formulation of tobramycin for aerosolization ➤ Sign Up
6,987,094 Optimized formulation of tobramycin for aerosolization ➤ Sign Up
7,939,502 Optimised formulation of tobramycin for aerosolization ➤ Sign Up
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