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When do Cerdelga patents expire, and what generic alternatives are available?

Cerdelga is a drug marketed by Genzyme Corp and is included in one NDA. There are four patents protecting this drug and one Paragraph IV challenge.

This drug has forty-nine patent family members in fifteen countries.

The generic ingredient in CERDELGA is eliglustat tartrate. There are eight drug master file entries for this compound. One supplier is listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the eliglustat tartrate profile page.

US ANDA Litigation and Generic Entry Outlook for Cerdelga

Cerdelga was eligible for patent challenges on August 19th, 2018.

By analyzing the patents and regulatory protections it appears that the earliest date for generic entry will be June 26th, 2026. This may change due to patent challenges or generic licensing.

There have been four patent litigation cases involving the patents protecting this drug, indicating strong interest in generic launch. Historic data indicate that 48% of cases that proceed to trial are decided in favor of the generic patent challenger.

Drug patent expirations by year for CERDELGA
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Generic Entry Opportunity Date for CERDELGA
Generic Entry Date for CERDELGA*:
Constraining patent/regulatory exclusivity:
NDA:
Dosage:
CAPSULE;ORAL

*The generic entry opportunity date is the latter of the last compound-claiming patent and the last regulatory exclusivity protection. Many factors can influence early or later generic entry. This date is provided as a rough estimate of generic entry potential and should not be used as an independent source.

Recent Clinical Trials for CERDELGA

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SponsorPhase
SanofiN/A
National Taiwan University HospitalN/A
SanofiPhase 3

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Recent Litigation for CERDELGA

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District Court Litigation
Case NameDate
GENZYME CORP. v. DR. REDDYS LABORATORIES, INC.2018-11-21
Genzyme Corp. v. Cipla Limited2018-11-20
Genzyme Corp. v. Apotex Corp.2018-11-14

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Synonyms for CERDELGA
1000191-50-3
928659-70-5
AKOS027321062
bis(N-((1R,2R)-2-(2,3-Dihydro-1,4-benzodioxin-6-yl)-2-hydroxy-1-(pyrrolidin-1- ylmethyl)ethyl)octanamide) (2R,3R)-2,3-dihydroxybutanedioate
bis{1-[(2R,3R)-3-(2,3-dihydro-1,4-benzodioxin-6-yl)-3-hydroxy-2-(octanoylamino)propyl]pyrrolidinium} (2R,3R)-2,3-dihydroxysuccinate
bis{N-[(1R,2R)-1-(2,3-dihydro-1,4-benzodioxin-6-yl)-1-hydroxy-3-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)propan-2-yl]octanamide} (2R,3R)-2,3-dihydroxysuccinic acid
Cerdelga (TN)
CHEBI:83353
CS-5423
D09894
DTXSID50239166
Eliglustat (hemitartrate)
Eliglustat (Tartrate)
eliglustat hemitartrate
Eliglustat hemitartrate(Genz-99067)
eliglustat L-tartrate
Eliglustat tartrate
Eliglustat tartrate (JAN/USAN)
Eliglustat tartrate [USAN]
Genz 112638
GENZ-112638
HY-14885A
N0493335P3
Octanamide, N-((1R,2R)-2-(2,3-dihydro-1,4-benzodioxin-6-yl)-2-hydroxy-1-(1- pyrrolidinylmethyl)ethyl)-, (2R,3R)-2,3-dihydroxybutanedioate (2:1)
SB16832
UNII-N0493335P3
Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for CERDELGA
Tradename Dosage Ingredient NDA Submissiondate
CERDELGA CAPSULE;ORAL eliglustat tartrate 205494 2018-08-20

US Patents and Regulatory Information for CERDELGA

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Genzyme Corp CERDELGA eliglustat tartrate CAPSULE;ORAL 205494-001 Aug 19, 2014 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Genzyme Corp CERDELGA eliglustat tartrate CAPSULE;ORAL 205494-001 Aug 19, 2014 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Genzyme Corp CERDELGA eliglustat tartrate CAPSULE;ORAL 205494-001 Aug 19, 2014 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Genzyme Corp CERDELGA eliglustat tartrate CAPSULE;ORAL 205494-001 Aug 19, 2014 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for CERDELGA

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
1409467 587 Finland   Start Trial
1409467 244 4-2015 Slovakia   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: ELIGLUSTAT (VO FORME TARTRATU); REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/14/974 20150121
1409467 C300738 Netherlands   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: ELIGLUSTAT, OF FYSIOLOGISCH AANVAARDBAAR ZOUT DAARVAN; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/14/974 20150119
1409467 122015000051 Germany   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: ELIGLUSTAT; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/14/974 20150119
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