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Last Updated: June 18, 2024

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NEXPLANON Drug Patent Profile


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

Nexplanon is a drug marketed by Organon and is included in one NDA. There are four patents protecting this drug.

This drug has one hundred and five patent family members in thirty-five countries.

The generic ingredient in NEXPLANON is etonogestrel. There are five drug master file entries for this compound. One supplier is listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the etonogestrel profile page.

DrugPatentWatch® Generic Entry Outlook for Nexplanon

There has been one patent litigation case involving the patents protecting this drug, indicating strong interest in generic launch. Recent data indicate that 63% of patent challenges are decided in favor of the generic patent challenger and that 54% of successful patent challengers promptly launch generic drugs.

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Drug patent expirations by year for NEXPLANON
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Recent Clinical Trials for NEXPLANON

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SponsorPhase
Oregon Health and Science UniversityEarly Phase 1
Saskatchewan Health Authority - Regina AreaPhase 2
University of SaskatchewanPhase 2

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Pharmacology for NEXPLANON
Drug ClassProgestin

US Patents and Regulatory Information for NEXPLANON

NEXPLANON is protected by four US patents.

Patents protecting NEXPLANON

Kit for and method of assembling an applicator for inserting an implant
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X-ray visible drug delivery device
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Applicator for inserting an implant
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Applicator for inserting an implant
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Patented Use: PREVENTION OF PREGNANCY

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Organon NEXPLANON etonogestrel IMPLANT;IMPLANTATION 021529-002 May 13, 2011 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up Y ⤷  Sign Up
Organon NEXPLANON etonogestrel IMPLANT;IMPLANTATION 021529-002 May 13, 2011 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up Y ⤷  Sign Up
Organon NEXPLANON etonogestrel IMPLANT;IMPLANTATION 021529-002 May 13, 2011 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up Y ⤷  Sign Up
Organon NEXPLANON etonogestrel IMPLANT;IMPLANTATION 021529-002 May 13, 2011 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up Y ⤷  Sign Up
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Exclusivity Expiration

International Patents for NEXPLANON

See the table below for patents covering NEXPLANON around the world.

Country Patent Number Title Estimated Expiration
Denmark 1729819 ⤷  Sign Up
European Patent Office 1841493 DISPOSITIF POUR INSÉRER UN IMPLANT (APPLICATOR FOR INSERTING AN IMPLANT) ⤷  Sign Up
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) 2007082889 ⤷  Sign Up
Spain 2054784 ⤷  Sign Up
China 101151062 Applicator for inserting an implant ⤷  Sign Up
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for NEXPLANON

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
0303306 29/1999 Austria ⤷  Sign Up PRODUCT NAME: ETONOGESTREL; NAT. REGISTRATION NO/DATE: 1-22964 19990330; FIRST REGISTRATION: NL 21168 19980825
0303306 SPC/GB99/044 United Kingdom ⤷  Sign Up PRODUCT NAME: ETONOGESTREL; REGISTERED: NL RGV21168 19980825; UK 00065/0161 19990609
0303306 099C0041 Belgium ⤷  Sign Up PRODUCT NAME: ETONOGESTREL; NATL. REGISTRATION NO/DATE: 52 IS 296 F 14 19990531; FIRST REGISTRATION: NL RVG 21168 19980825
0303306 C980027 Netherlands ⤷  Sign Up PRODUCT NAME: ETONOGESTREL; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: RVG 21168 19980825
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