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KEPPRA Drug Profile

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Which patents cover Keppra, and when can generic versions of Keppra launch?

Keppra is a drug marketed by Ucb Inc and is included in four NDAs. There are two patents protecting this drug and three Paragraph IV challenges.

This drug has twenty-nine patent family members in twenty-five countries.

The generic ingredient in KEPPRA is levetiracetam. There are thirty-five drug master file entries for this compound. Eighty-two suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the levetiracetam profile page.

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Recent Clinical Trials for KEPPRA

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SponsorPhase
Walter Reed National Military Medical CenterPhase 2
Duke UniversityPhase 2
Erasmus Medical CenterPhase 4

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Recent Litigation for KEPPRA

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District Court Litigation
Case NameDate
Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Barr Laboratories Inc.2006-05-02
In re: '318 Patent Infringement Litigation2005-06-03
UCB Societe Anonyme v. Mylan Laboratories

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Pharmacology for KEPPRA
Synonyms for KEPPRA
(-)-(S)-alpha-Ethyl-2-oxo-1-pyrrolidineacetamide
(2S)-(2-Oxopyrrolidin-1-yl)butyramide
(2S)-2-(2-oxidanylidenepyrrolidin-1-yl)butanamide
(2S)-2-(2-oxo-1-pyrrolidinyl)butanamide
(2S)-2-(2-oxopyrrolidin-1-yl)butanamide
(ALPHAS)-ALPHA-ETHYL-2-OXO-1-PYRROLIDINEACETAMIDE
(S)-(-)-alpha-ethyl-2-oxo-1-pyrrolidineacetamide
(S)-2-(2-Oxo-1-pyrrolidinyl)butyramide
(S)-2-(2-OXO-PYRROLIDIN-1-YL)-BUTYRAMIDE
(s)-2-(2-oxopyrrolidin-1-yl) butyramide
(S)-2-(2-Oxopyrrolidin-1-yl)butanamide
(S)-2-(2-oxopyrrolidin-1-yl)butyramide
(S)-alpha-Ethyl-2-oxo-1-pyrrolidineacetamide
(S)-Levetiracetam
1-Pyrrolidineacetamide, alpha-ethyl-2-oxo-, (alphaS)-
1-Pyrrolidineacetamide, alpha-ethyl-2-oxo-, (S)-
102767-28-2
2(S)-(2-OXOPYRROLIDIN-1-YL)BUTYRAMIDE
44YRR34555
767L282
A800616
AB0012613
AB00639945_07
AB00639945_08
AB00639945-06
AB13957
AB2000064
AC-1479
AC1NR4PY
ACT02712
AJ-26885
AKOS015841981
ALBB-027275
AM20070676
ANW-41693
BC208262
BCP11856
BDBM50422542
BIDD:GT0242
BR-72955
C07841
CCG-100928
CHEBI:6437
CHEMBL1286
CJ-24357
CPD000466303
CS-1854
CTK3J2270
D00709
DB01202
DTXSID9023207
E Keppra
E keppra (TN)
Elepsia XR
Etiracetam levo-isomer
etiracetam, S-isomer
FT-0082600
FT-0602577
GTPL6826
HMS2051D07
HMS2089L20
HMS2235I18
HMS3262H11
HMS3713P16
HPHUVLMMVZITSG-LURJTMIESA-N
HSDB 7528
HY-B0106
KB-53189
Keppra (TN)
Keppra XR
Keppra;Keppra XR
KS-00000ILW
KS-1176
L-059
L0234
Levesam 500
Levetiracetam
Levetiracetam (JAN/USAN/INN)
Levetiracetam [USAN:USP:INN:BAN]
Levetiracetam 1.0 mg/ml in Methanol
Levetiracetam In Sodium Chloride
Levetiracetam solution, 1.0 mg/mL in methanol, ampule of 1 mL, certified reference material
Levetiracetam, >=98% (HPLC)
Levetiracetam, analytical standard
Levetiracetam, European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard
Levetiracetam, United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard
Levetiracetame
Levetiracetamum
Levetiracetamum [INN-Latin]
Levetiractam
Levipil
Leviteracetam
Levitiracetam, Pharmaceutical Secondary Standard; Certified Reference Material
Levroxa
LP00835
LS-137054
LS41261
M-2814
matever
MCULE-5120797917
MFCD03265610
MLS000759403
MLS001424069
MLS006010215
MolPort-003-848-377
NC00178
NCGC00186028-01
NCGC00261520-01
NSC-760119
NSC760119
Pharmakon1600-01502265
Q-201292
RP23251
RTC-063977
s1356
SAM001246539
SC-15831
SCHEMBL118843
SIB-S1
SMR000466303
Spritam
SR-01000759400
SR-01000759400-4
SR-01000759400-5
ST2408279
STL388027
SW197558-3
TL8000131
Torleva
Tox21_500835
UCB 22059
ucb L059
ucb L060
UCB-22059
UCB-L 059
UCB-L 059; Keppra
UCB-L059
UNII-230447L0GL component HPHUVLMMVZITSG-LURJTMIESA-N
UNII-44YRR34555
ZINC1547851
Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for KEPPRA
Tradename Dosage Ingredient NDA Submissiondate
KEPPRA TABLET;ORAL levetiracetam 021035 2007-01-24

US Patents and Regulatory Information for KEPPRA

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Ucb Inc KEPPRA levetiracetam INJECTABLE;INTRAVENOUS 021872-001 Jul 31, 2006 AP RX Yes Yes   Start Trial   Start Trial   Start Trial
Ucb Inc KEPPRA XR levetiracetam TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE;ORAL 022285-001 Sep 12, 2008 AB RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
Ucb Inc KEPPRA levetiracetam TABLET;ORAL 021035-001 Nov 30, 1999 AB RX Yes No   Start Trial   Start Trial Y   Start Trial
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Expired US Patents for KEPPRA

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Ucb Inc KEPPRA levetiracetam TABLET;ORAL 021035-002 Nov 30, 1999   Start Trial   Start Trial
Ucb Inc KEPPRA levetiracetam INJECTABLE;INTRAVENOUS 021872-001 Jul 31, 2006   Start Trial   Start Trial
Ucb Inc KEPPRA levetiracetam TABLET;ORAL 021035-004 Jan 6, 2006   Start Trial   Start Trial
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >Patent No. >Patent Expiration

Supplementary Protection Certificates for KEPPRA

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
0162036 2000C/032 Belgium   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: LEVETIRACETAM; NAT. REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/00/146/001 20000929; FIRST REGISTRATION: CH 55297 20000329
0162036 C300028 Netherlands   Start Trial PRODUCT NAME: LEVETIRACETAM; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/00/146/001 - EU/1/00/146/026 20000929
>Patent Number >Supplementary Protection Certificate >SPC Country >SPC Expiration >SPC Description

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