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Last Updated: October 21, 2019

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DESCOVY Drug Profile

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Which patents cover Descovy, and what generic alternatives are available?

Descovy is a drug marketed by Gilead Sciences Inc and is included in one NDA. There are six patents protecting this drug.

This drug has three hundred and five patent family members in fifty-nine countries.

The generic ingredient in DESCOVY is emtricitabine; tenofovir alafenamide fumarate. There are eighteen drug master file entries for this compound. One supplier is listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the emtricitabine; tenofovir alafenamide fumarate profile page.

Drug patent expirations by year for DESCOVY
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Generic Entry Opportunity Date for DESCOVY
Generic Entry Date for DESCOVY*:
Constraining patent/regulatory exclusivity:
NDA:
Dosage:
TABLET;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 DESCOVY

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SponsorPhase
Instituto Nacional de Sa├║de, MozambiquePhase 2
University College, LondonPhase 2
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire VaudoisPhase 2

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Recent Litigation for DESCOVY

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District Court Litigation
Case NameDate
GILEAD SCIENCES, INC. v. ZYDUS PHARMACEUTICALS (USA) INC.2019-01-15
GILEAD SCIENCES, INC. v. STRIDES PHARMA, INC.2018-06-27
Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.2018-05-18

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Synonyms for DESCOVY
731772-56-8
Emtricitabine / Tenofovir Alafenamide
Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Alafenamide
Emtricitabine mixture with Tenofovir Alafenamide
Tenofovir Alafenamide / Emtricitabine
Tenofovir Alafenamide and Emtricitabine

US Patents and Regulatory Information for DESCOVY

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Gilead Sciences Inc DESCOVY emtricitabine; tenofovir alafenamide fumarate TABLET;ORAL 208215-001 Apr 4, 2016 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Gilead Sciences Inc DESCOVY emtricitabine; tenofovir alafenamide fumarate TABLET;ORAL 208215-001 Apr 4, 2016 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Gilead Sciences Inc DESCOVY emtricitabine; tenofovir alafenamide fumarate TABLET;ORAL 208215-001 Apr 4, 2016 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial Y Y   Start Trial
Gilead Sciences Inc DESCOVY emtricitabine; tenofovir alafenamide fumarate TABLET;ORAL 208215-001 Apr 4, 2016 RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
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Expired US Patents for DESCOVY

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Gilead Sciences Inc DESCOVY emtricitabine; tenofovir alafenamide fumarate TABLET;ORAL 208215-001 Apr 4, 2016   Start Trial   Start Trial
Gilead Sciences Inc DESCOVY emtricitabine; tenofovir alafenamide fumarate TABLET;ORAL 208215-001 Apr 4, 2016   Start Trial   Start Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for DESCOVY

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
0513200 300148 Netherlands   Start Trial 300148, 20110131, EXPIRES: 20160130
0513200 91073 Luxembourg   Start Trial 91073, EXPIRES: 20160131
1663240 2015/053 Ireland   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: A COMBINATION OF RILPIVIRINE OR A PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SALT THEREOF, INCLUDING THE HYDROCHLORIDE SALT, TENOFOVIR, IN PARTICULAR TENOFOVIR DISOPROXIL FUMARATE, AND EMTRICITABINE; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/11/737/001-002 20111128
1663240 300768 Netherlands   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: COMBINATIE VAN RILPIVIRINE OF EEN THERAPEUTISCH EQUIVALENTE VORM DAARVAN DIE BESCHERMD WORDT DOOR HET BASISOCTROOI, ZOALS EEN FARMACEUTISCH AANVAARDBAAR ZOUT VAN RILPIVIRINE, WAARONDER HET HYDROCHLORIDEZOUT VAN RILPIVIRINE. TENOFOVIR, IN HET BIJZONDER TENOFOVIRDISOPROXILFUMARAAT. EN EMTRICITABINE; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/11/737/001-002 20111128
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