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Details for Patent: 8,387,615

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Patent 8,387,615 protects SYMBICORT and is included in one NDA.

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

Summary for Patent: 8,387,615

Title:Inhaler cap strap
Abstract: An inhaler (1) for dispensing doses of medicament from a container under user activation said inhaling which comprises a body (7) which includes a mouthpiece (5) through which the medicament is dispensed and a cap (2) which can be place in a position to substantially occlude the mouthpiece (5). The cap (2) is attached to said body (7) by a strap (3) which pivots from said body (7), said cap (2) being arranged to slide on the strap (3) such that the cap (2) must translate away from the mouthpiece (5) prior to the pivoting of the strap (3).
Inventor(s): Bunce; Martin (Marlborough, GB)
Assignee: AstraZeneca AB (Sodertalje, SE)
Application Number:10/579,481
Patent Claim Types:
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Use; Delivery;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Medical technology
Back Citations: 24th 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
Astrazeneca
SYMBICORT
budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate
AEROSOL, METERED;INHALATION021929-001Jul 21, 2006RXYes8,387,615► subscribeY
Astrazeneca
SYMBICORT
budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate
AEROSOL, METERED;INHALATION021929-002Jul 21, 2006RXYes8,387,615► subscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 8,387,615

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
Sweden0303029Nov 17, 2003
PCT Information
PCT FiledNovember 10, 2004PCT Application Number:PCT/SE2004/001631
PCT Publication Date:May 26, 2005PCT Publication Number: WO2005/046774

Non-Orange Book Patents for Patent: 8,387,615

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Patent No. Title Estimated Patent Expiration
8,875,699Inhaler cap strap► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 8,387,615

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Argentina047124► subscribe
Austria369167► subscribe
Australia2004289156► subscribe
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