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Details for Patent: 8,071,644

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Patent 8,071,644 protects EPIDUO and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Epiduo.

This patent has twenty patent family members in seventeen countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,071,644

Title:Combinations of adapalene and benzoyl peroxide for treating acne lesions
Abstract: Adapalene or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof formulated into a pharmaceutical composition is useful for reducing the number of acne lesions, via daily topical application, in combination or in association with benzoyl peroxide (BPO); such treatment may be via administration of a pharmaceutical composition combining adapalene and BPO or by a concomitant application of two pharmaceutical compositions, one containing adapalene and the other containing BPO.
Inventor(s): Abou-Chacra Vernet; Marie-line (Nice, FR), Gross; Denis (Callian, FR), Loesche; Christian (Valbonne, FR), Poncet; Michel (Mougins, FR)
Assignee: Galderma Research & Development (Biot, FR)
Application Number:12/318,937
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Compound;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Pharmaceuticals
Back Citations: 4th percentile
Forward Citations: 2nd 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
EPIDUO
adapalene; benzoyl peroxide
GEL;TOPICAL022320-001Dec 8, 2008RXYes8,071,644► subscribeY TREATMENT OF ACNE
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 8,071,644

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
France06 52968Jul 13, 2006

Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 8,071,644

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
8,785,420Combination/association of adapalene and benzoyl peroxide for treating acne lesions► subscribe
8,080,537Combinations of adapalene and benzoyl peroxide for treating acne lesions► subscribe
8,129,362Combination/association of adapalene and benzoyl peroxide for treating acne lesions► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 8,071,644

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Slovenia2046318► subscribe
Russian Federation2012144414► subscribe
Russian Federation2012136952► subscribe
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