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Last Updated: November 28, 2022

Details for Patent: 7,906,489

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Which drugs does patent 7,906,489 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,906,489 protects DIFICID and is included in two NDAs.

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

This patent has one hundred and twenty-seven patent family members in twenty-nine countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,906,489
Title:18-membered macrocycles and analogs thereof
Abstract: The present invention relates generally to the 18-membered macrocyclic antimicrobial agents called Tiacumicins, specifically, OPT-80 (which is composed almost entirely of the R-Tiacumicin B), pharmaceutical compositions comprising OPT-80, and methods using OPT-80. In particular, this compound is a potent drug for the treatment of bacterial infections, specifically C. difficile infections.
Inventor(s): Shue; Youe-Kong (Carlsbad, CA), Hwang; Chan-Kou (San Diego, CA), Chiu; Yu-Hung (San Diego, CA), Romero; Alex (San Diego, CA), Babakhani; Farah (San Diego, CA), Sears; Pamela (San Diego, CA), Okumu; Franklin (Oakland, CA)
Assignee: Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (San Diego, CA)
Application Number:11/882,219
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 7,906,489
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Composition; Dosage form;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,906,489

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Cubist Pharms Llc DIFICID fidaxomicin FOR SUSPENSION;ORAL 213138-001 Jan 24, 2020 RX Yes Yes See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing Y See Plans and Pricing
Cubist Pharms Llc DIFICID fidaxomicin TABLET;ORAL 201699-001 May 27, 2011 RX Yes Yes See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing Y See Plans and Pricing
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

International Family Members for US Patent 7,906,489

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria 516024 See Plans and Pricing
Australia 2003251902 See Plans and Pricing
Australia 2005327308 See Plans and Pricing
Australia 2006304868 See Plans and Pricing
Australia 2008209580 See Plans and Pricing
>Country >Patent Number >Estimated Expiration >Supplementary Protection Certificate >SPC Country >SPC Expiration

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