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Details for Patent: 8,888,745

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Summary for Patent: 8,888,745
Title:Applicator for inserting an implant
Abstract: The invention pertains to an applicator (1) for inserting an implant, in particular a rod-like implant (2) containing an active substance, under the skin of a human or animal, comprising a housing (3), a cannula (6) extending from the housing (3), and a handle (15) for grasping and maneuvering the applicator (1) and the cannula (6) during insertion of an implant (2). In accordance with the invention, the handle (15) extends above at least part of the length of the cannula (6). Such a handle facilitates insertion of the cannula and/or accurate positioning of the implant.
Inventor(s): Van Der Graaf; Iris Epkjen Hobo (Deventer, NL), Tak; Maurice Petrus Wilhelmus (Hengelo, NL), Schmidt; Juergen (Herten, DE), Vertegaal; Hendricus Johannes (Hengelo, NL)
Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V. (Haarlem, NL)
Application Number:11/795,796
Patent Claim Types:
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Delivery; Device;

Drugs Protected by US Patent 8,888,745

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use Submissiondate
Organon NEXPLANON etonogestrel IMPLANT;IMPLANTATION 021529-002 May 31, 2011 RX Yes Yes See Plans and Pricing See Plans and Pricing Y See Plans and Pricing
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Patented / Exclusive Use >Submissiondate

Foreign Priority and PCT Information for Patent: 8,888,745

Foriegn Application Priority Data
Foreign Country Foreign Patent Number Foreign Patent Date
05100419Jan 24, 2005
PCT Information
PCT FiledJanuary 20, 2006PCT Application Number:PCT/EP2006/050328
PCT Publication Date:July 27, 2006PCT Publication Number: WO2006/077242

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