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Details for Patent: 7,988,994

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Which drugs does patent 7,988,994 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 7,988,994 protects ESBRIET and is included in one NDA.

This patent has forty-nine patent family members in twenty-eight countries.

Summary for Patent: 7,988,994
Title:Capsule formulation of pirfenidone and pharmaceutically acceptable excipients
Abstract: A capsule formulation of pirfenidone is provided that includes pharmaceutically acceptable excipients. In one embodiment, this capsule formulation is capable of sustaining desirable pharmacokinetic responses in a patient. Further provided are methods of treating fibrotic conditions and other cytokine-mediated disorders by administering pirfenidone capsules of such formulation to a patient in need.
Inventor(s): Radhakrishnan; Ramachandran (Fremont, CA), Vladyka; Ronald (Somerset, NJ), Sultzbaugh; Kenneth (Bridge Water, NJ)
Assignee: Intermune, Inc. (Brisbane, CA)
Application Number:12/067,712
Patent Litigation and PTAB cases: See patent lawsuits and PTAB cases for patent 7,988,994
Patent Claim Types:
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Composition; Formulation; Compound; Dosage form; Use;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 7,988,994

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Genentech Inc ESBRIET pirfenidone CAPSULE;ORAL 022535-001 Oct 15, 2014 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try it Free ⤷  Try it Free Y METHOD OF ADMINISTERING PIRFENIDONE CAPSULES TO TREAT A FIBROTIC CONDITION ⤷  Try it Free
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 7,988,994

PCT Information
PCT FiledSeptember 22, 2006PCT Application Number:PCT/US2006/037057
PCT Publication Date:April 05, 2007PCT Publication Number: WO2007/038315

International Family Members for US Patent 7,988,994

Country Patent Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
African Regional IP Organization (ARIPO) 2655 ⤷  Try it Free
Australia 2006295440 ⤷  Try it Free
Australia 2011201520 ⤷  Try it Free
Australia 2013201986 ⤷  Try it Free
Australia 2014240300 ⤷  Try it Free
Brazil PI0616324 ⤷  Try it Free
Canada 2620380 ⤷  Try it Free
>Country >Patent Number >Estimated Expiration >Supplementary Protection Certificate >SPC Country >SPC Expiration

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