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Generated: October 23, 2017

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Details for Patent: 8,479,730

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Which drugs does patent 8,479,730 protect, and when does it expire?

Patent 8,479,730 protects SEEBRI, UTIBRON, and ARCAPTA NEOHALER, and is included in three NDAs.

This patent has thirty-two patent family members in twenty-nine countries.

Summary for Patent: 8,479,730

Title:Inhaler device
Abstract: An inhaler device (1) for powdered medicaments. The device (1) has a body (5) that has a recess (50) for holding a capsule containing a powdered medicament to be inhaled, at least one air passage (90) that is tangentially disposed to the recess (50) , and a mouthpiece (30) that includes a coaxially disposed inhalation passage (70) that communicates with the recess (50) of the body (5). The body (5) has a pair of opposed spring (105) biased push-buttons (40) that each include at least one piercing element (95) for piercing the capsule when loaded in the recess (50). The medicament is released from the pierced capsule when air is drawn through the air passage(s) (90) into the recess (50) and swirled about therein. The mouthpiece (30) is pivotally attached to the edge of the body (5) so that it is pivotable between an open loading position and a closed dispensing position about an axis that is perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the inhaler (1).
Inventor(s): Ziegler; Dominik (Basel, CH), Smetham; Grant (Cambridge, GB), Citterio; Mauro (Osnago, IT)
Assignee: Novartis AG (Basil, CH)
Application Number:11/568,466
Patent Claim Types:
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Dosage form; Delivery; Device; Compound;

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
Sunovion Pharms Inc
POWDER;INHALATION207923-001Oct 29, 2015RXYesYes► Subscribe► SubscribeY
Sunovion Pharms Inc
glycopyrrolate ; indacaterol maleate
POWDER;INHALATION207930-001Oct 29, 2015RXYesYes► Subscribe► SubscribeY
Sunovion Pharms Inc
indacaterol maleate
POWDER;INHALATION022383-001Jul 1, 2011RXYesYes► Subscribe► SubscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 8,479,730

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
United Kingdom0410712.4May 13, 2004
PCT Information
PCT FiledMay 12, 2005PCT Application Number:PCT/EP2005/005182
PCT Publication Date:December 01, 2005PCT Publication Number: WO2005/113042

International Patent Family for Patent: 8,479,730

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Russian Federation2006143840► Subscribe
Portugal1747036► Subscribe
Peru00982006► Subscribe
New Zealand550625► Subscribe
Norway334854► Subscribe
Norway20065718► Subscribe
Malaysia144563► Subscribe
MexicoPA06013081► Subscribe
Morocco28612► Subscribe
South Korea101170187► Subscribe
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