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Details for Patent: 8,882,721

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Patent 8,882,721 protects ADLYXIN and is included in one NDA.

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

Summary for Patent: 8,882,721

Title:Drive assembly suitable for use in a drug delivery device and drug delivery device
Abstract: A drive assembly for use in a drug delivery device is proposed, the drive assembly comprising: a housing having a proximal end and a distal end; an axis extending between the proximal end and the distal end; at least one drive member; a piston rod adapted to be driven along the axis by the drive member; an indicator adapted to provide positional information about a position of the piston rod relative to the proximal end, wherein the indicator and the piston rod are configured to convert a movement of the piston rod with respect to the housing into a rotational movement of the indicator. Additionally, a drug delivery device comprising the drive assembly is provided for.
Inventor(s): Jones; Matthew Meredith (Warwick, GB), Plumptre; David Aubrey (Droitwich, GB)
Assignee: Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH (Frankfurt am Main, DE)
Application Number:12/991,471
Patent Claim Types:
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Delivery; Device; Use;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Medical technology
Back Citations: 0th 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
Sanofi-aventis Us
SOLUTION;SUBCUTANEOUS208471-001Jul 27, 2016RXYes8,882,721Jun 28, 2031Y
Sanofi-aventis Us
SOLUTION;SUBCUTANEOUS208471-002Jul 27, 2016RXYes8,882,721Jun 28, 2031Y
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Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 8,882,721

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
08009260May 20, 2008
08011676Jun 27, 2008
PCT Information
PCT FiledMay 09, 2009PCT Application Number:PCT/EP2009/003310
PCT Publication Date:November 26, 2009PCT Publication Number: WO2009/141067

International Patent Family for Patent: 8,882,721

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Argentina073447<disabled in preview>
Australia2009250106<disabled in preview>
BrazilPI0912835<disabled in preview>
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