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Details for Patent: 7,737,181

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Patent 7,737,181 protects DIFFERIN and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Differin.

This patent has thirty-two patent family members in twenty-two countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,737,181

Title:Pharmaceutical compositions comprising 0.3% by weight of 6-[3-(1-adamantyl)-4-methoxyphenyl]-2-naphthoic acid for the treatment of dermatological disorders
Abstract:Dermatological disorders having an inflammatory or proliferative component, notably common acne, are treated with topically applicable pharmaceutical compositions containing about 0.3% by weight of 6-[3-(1-adamantyl)-4-methoxyphenyl]-2-naphthanoic acid (adapalene) or salt thereof, formulated into pharmaceutically acceptable media therefor, advantageously formulated into topically applicable gels, preferably aqueous gels, creams, lotions or solutions.
Inventor(s): Graeber; Michael (Lawrenceville, NJ), Czernielewski; Janusz (Boit, FR)
Assignee: Galderma Research & Development (Biot, FR)
Application Number:11/494,693
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition; Compound; Formulation;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Basic materials chemistry
Back Citations: 18th percentile
Forward Citations: 0th percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Galderma Labs Lp
DIFFERIN
adapalene
GEL;TOPICAL021753-001Jun 19, 2007RXYes7,737,181► subscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 7,737,181

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
France02 03070Mar 12, 2002

Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 7,737,181

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
8,921,423Method for the treatment of acne using compositions comprising 0.3% by weight of 6-[3-(1-adamantyl)-4-methoxyphenyl]-2-naphthoic acid► subscribe
7,868,044Method for the treatment of acne using compositions comprising 0.3% by weight of 6-[3-(1-adamantyl)-4-methoxyphenyl]-2-naphthoic acid► subscribe
9,381,179Administration of 6-[3-(1-adamantyl)-4-methoxyphenyl]-2-naphthoic acid for the treatment of dermatological disorders► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 7,737,181

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Russian Federation2004130308► subscribe
Spain2327508► subscribe
France2837101► subscribe
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