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Last Updated: May 23, 2024

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SCENESSE Drug Patent Profile


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

Scenesse is a drug marketed by Clivunel Inc and is included in one NDA. There are two patents protecting this drug.

This drug has thirty-four patent family members in eighteen countries.

The generic ingredient in SCENESSE is afamelanotide. There is one drug master file entry for this compound. One supplier is listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the afamelanotide profile page.

DrugPatentWatch® Generic Entry Outlook for Scenesse

Scenesse was eligible for patent challenges on October 8, 2023.

By analyzing the patents and regulatory protections it appears that the earliest date for generic entry will be October 8, 2026. This may change due to patent challenges or generic licensing.

Indicators of Generic Entry

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Summary for SCENESSE
International Patents:34
US Patents:2
Applicants:1
NDAs:1
Finished Product Suppliers / Packagers: 1
Raw Ingredient (Bulk) Api Vendors: 23
Clinical Trials: 2
Patent Applications: 1
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DrugPatentWatch® Estimated Loss of Exclusivity (LOE) Date for SCENESSE
Generic Entry Date for SCENESSE*:
Constraining patent/regulatory exclusivity:
INDICATED TO INCREASE PAIN FREE LIGHT EXPOSURE IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH A HISTORY OF PHOTOTOXIC REACTIONS FROM ERYTHROPOIETIC PROTOPORPHYRIA (EPP)
NDA:
Dosage:
IMPLANT;SUBCUTANEOUS

*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 SCENESSE

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SponsorPhase
Clinuvel Europe LimitedPhase 2

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US Patents and Regulatory Information for SCENESSE

SCENESSE is protected by two US patents and two FDA Regulatory Exclusivities.

Based on analysis by DrugPatentWatch, the earliest date for a generic version of SCENESSE is ⤷  Sign Up.

This potential generic entry date is based on INDICATED TO INCREASE PAIN FREE LIGHT EXPOSURE IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH A HISTORY OF PHOTOTOXIC REACTIONS FROM ERYTHROPOIETIC PROTOPORPHYRIA (EPP).

Generics may enter earlier, or later, based on new patent filings, patent extensions, patent invalidation, early generic licensing, generic entry preferences, and other factors.

Patents protecting SCENESSE

Methods of inducing melanogenesis in a subject
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Patented Use: INCREASE PAIN-FREE LIGHT EXPOSURE IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH A HISTORY OF PHOTOTOXIC REACTIONS FROM ERYTHROPOIETIC PROTOPORPHYRIA (EPP)

Method of treatment of photodermatoses
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Patented Use: INCREASE PAIN-FREE LIGHT EXPOSURE IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH A HISTORY OF PHOTOTOXIC REACTIONS FROM ERYTHROPOIETIC PROTOPORPHYRIA (EPP)

FDA Regulatory Exclusivity protecting SCENESSE

INDICATED TO INCREASE PAIN FREE LIGHT EXPOSURE IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH A HISTORY OF PHOTOTOXIC REACTIONS FROM ERYTHROPOIETIC PROTOPORPHYRIA (EPP)
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Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Clivunel Inc SCENESSE afamelanotide IMPLANT;SUBCUTANEOUS 210797-001 Oct 8, 2019 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
Clivunel Inc SCENESSE afamelanotide IMPLANT;SUBCUTANEOUS 210797-001 Oct 8, 2019 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
Clivunel Inc SCENESSE afamelanotide IMPLANT;SUBCUTANEOUS 210797-001 Oct 8, 2019 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up ⤷  Sign Up
>Applicant >Tradename >Generic Name >Dosage >NDA >Approval Date >TE >Type >RLD >RS >Patent No. >Patent Expiration >Product >Substance >Delist Req. >Exclusivity Expiration

EU/EMA Drug Approvals for SCENESSE

Company Drugname Inn Product Number / Indication Status Generic Biosimilar Orphan Marketing Authorisation Marketing Refusal
Clinuvel Europe Limited Scenesse afamelanotide EMEA/H/C/002548
Prevention of phototoxicity in adult patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP).
Authorised no no yes 2014-12-22
>Company >Drugname >Inn >Product Number / Indication >Status >Generic >Biosimilar >Orphan >Marketing Authorisation >Marketing Refusal

International Patents for SCENESSE

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

Country Patent Number Title Estimated Expiration
Denmark 2056855 ⤷  Sign Up
European Patent Office 2056855 DÉRIVÉS DE LA MSH-ALPHA POUR LE TRAITEMENT DE PHOTODERMATOSES (ALPHA-MSH DERIVATIVES FOR THE TREATMENT OF PHOTODERMATOSES) ⤷  Sign Up
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) 2008025094 ⤷  Sign Up
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for SCENESSE

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
2865422 18C1014 France ⤷  Sign Up PRODUCT NAME: AFAMELANOTIDE; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU 1/14/969 20141229
2865422 1890011-8 Sweden ⤷  Sign Up PRODUCT NAME: AFAMELANOTIDE; REG. NO/DATE: EU/1/14/969 20141229
2865422 132018000000241 Italy ⤷  Sign Up PRODUCT NAME: AFAMELANOTIDE(SCENESSE); AUTHORISATION NUMBER(S) AND DATE(S): EU/1/14/969, 20141229
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