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Details for Patent: 8,246,979

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Patent 8,246,979 protects NEUPRO and is included in one NDA. There has been one Paragraph IV challenge on Neupro.

This patent has twenty-four patent family members in nineteen countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,246,979

Title:Transdermal delivery system for the administration of rotigotine
Abstract: An improved transdermal delivery system (TDS) comprises a self-adhesive matrix comprising a solid or semi-solid semi-permeable polymer which contains rotigotine in its free base form as a multitude of microreservoirs within the matrix. The self-adhesive matrix is highly permeable to the free base of rotigotine and is impermeable to the protonated form of rotigotine.
Inventor(s): Schacht; Dietrich Wilhelm (Koln, DE), Hannay; Mike (Wachtberg-Villiprott, DE), Wolff; Hans-Michael (Monheim, DE)
Assignee: UCB Pharma GmbH (Monheim, DE)
Application Number:10/623,864
Patent Claim Types:
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Delivery; Use;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Medical technology
Back Citations: 98th percentile
Forward Citations: 1st percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Ucb Inc
NEUPRO
rotigotine
FILM, EXTENDED RELEASE;TRANSDERMAL021829-004Apr 2, 2012RXNo8,246,979► subscribeY TREATMENT OF RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME BY APPLICATION OF CLAIMED TRANSDERMAL DELIVERY SYSTEM
Ucb Inc
NEUPRO
rotigotine
FILM, EXTENDED RELEASE;TRANSDERMAL021829-004Apr 2, 2012RXNo8,246,979► subscribeY TREATMENT OF SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE BY APPLICATION OF CLAIMED TRANSDERMAL SYSTEM
Ucb Inc
NEUPRO
rotigotine
FILM, EXTENDED RELEASE;TRANSDERMAL021829-001May 9, 2007RXYes8,246,979► subscribeY TREATMENT OF RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME BY APPLICATION OF CLAIMED TRANSDERMAL DELIVERY SYSTEM
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 8,246,979

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
02016860Jul 30, 2002

Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 8,246,979

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
8,617,591Transdermal delivery system for the administration of rotigotine► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 8,246,979

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Austria322263► subscribe
Australia2003258539► subscribe
Brazil0313091► subscribe
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