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Details for Patent: 8,616,196

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Patent 8,616,196 protects SYMBICORT and is included in one NDA.

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

Summary for Patent: 8,616,196

Title:Inhalation device and a method for assembling said inhalation device
Abstract: An inhalation device for delivering doses of medicament to a user comprising: --a canister (5), said canister being adapted to accommodate the medicament to be dispensed to a user, and --a counter (15) which is connected to the canister (5). According to the invention --the canister (5) is adapted to receive the counter (15) on a base end (6a), --the counter and/or the canister further having contact parts (18, 20) for their attachment having means for increasing the friction and thereby allowing the counter to fixedly be attached onto the canister in a range of different positions in the lengthwise direction, --the counter further being adapted to during the process to assemble the counter to the canister, be urged onto the canister until the length of the counter and canister together is within a predefined tolerance of a predefined length.
Inventor(s): Hodson; Darren (Leicestershire, GB), Treneman; William (Cambridgeshire, GB)
Assignee: AstraZeneca AB (Sodertaije, SE)
Application Number:11/571,389
Patent Claim Types:
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Delivery; Device; Use;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Medical technology
Back Citations: 28th 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
budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate
AEROSOL, METERED;INHALATION021929-001Jul 21, 2006RXYes8,616,196► subscribeY
budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate
AEROSOL, METERED;INHALATION021929-002Jul 21, 2006RXYes8,616,196► subscribeY
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 8,616,196

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
Sweden0401773Jul 2, 2004
PCT Information
PCT FiledJune 23, 2005PCT Application Number:PCT/SE2005/000994
PCT Publication Date:January 12, 2006PCT Publication Number: WO2006/004496

International Patent Family for Patent: 8,616,196

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Norway20070495► subscribe
MexicoPA06014659► subscribe
South Korea20070027652► subscribe
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