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TAXOTERE Drug Patent Profile


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

Taxotere is a drug marketed by Sanofi Aventis Us and is included in one NDA.

The generic ingredient in TAXOTERE is docetaxel. There are forty-one drug master file entries for this compound. Twenty-two suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the docetaxel profile page.

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A generic version of TAXOTERE was approved as docetaxel by HOSPIRA INC on March 8th, 2011.

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Recent Clinical Trials for TAXOTERE

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SponsorPhase
OncoC4, Inc.Phase 3
Xencor, Inc.Phase 1
Shanghai Chest HospitalPhase 1/Phase 2

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Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for TAXOTERE
Tradename Dosage Ingredient Strength NDA ANDAs Submitted Submissiondate
TAXOTERE Injection docetaxel 40 mg/mL, 0.5 mL and 2 mL vials 020449 1 2009-06-30

US Patents and Regulatory Information for TAXOTERE

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Sanofi Aventis Us TAXOTERE docetaxel INJECTABLE;INJECTION 020449-003 Aug 3, 2010 AP RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Sanofi Aventis Us TAXOTERE docetaxel INJECTABLE;INJECTION 020449-005 Apr 13, 2012 AP RX Yes Yes ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Sanofi Aventis Us TAXOTERE docetaxel INJECTABLE;INJECTION 020449-001 May 14, 1996 DISCN Yes No ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
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Expired US Patents for TAXOTERE

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Sanofi Aventis Us TAXOTERE docetaxel INJECTABLE;INJECTION 020449-001 May 14, 1996 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Sanofi Aventis Us TAXOTERE docetaxel INJECTABLE;INJECTION 020449-001 May 14, 1996 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
Sanofi Aventis Us TAXOTERE docetaxel INJECTABLE;INJECTION 020449-003 Aug 3, 2010 ⤷  Try a Trial ⤷  Try a Trial
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EU/EMA Drug Approvals for TAXOTERE

Company Drugname Inn Product Number / Indication Status Generic Biosimilar Orphan Marketing Authorisation Marketing Refusal
Accord Healthcare S.L.U. Docetaxel Accord docetaxel EMEA/H/C/002539
Breast cancerDocetaxel Accord in combination with doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide is indicated for the adjuvant treatment of patients with:operable node-positive breast cancer;operable node-negative breast cancer.For patients with operable node-negative breast cancer, adjuvant treatment should be restricted to patients eligible to receive chemotherapy according to internationally established criteria for primary therapy of early breast cancer.Docetaxel Accord in combination with doxorubicin is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer who have not previously received cytotoxic therapy for this condition.Docetaxel Accord monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of cytotoxic therapy. Previous chemotherapy should have included an anthracycline or an alkylating agent.Docetaxel Accord in combination with trastuzumab is indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer whose tumours overexpress HER2 and who previously have not received chemotherapy for metastatic disease.Docetaxel Accord in combination with capecitabine is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of cytotoxic chemotherapy. Previous therapy should have included an anthracycline.Non-small-cell lung cancerDocetaxel Accord is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer after failure of prior chemotherapy.Docetaxel Accord in combination with cisplatin is indicated for the treatment of patients with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer, in patients who have not previously received chemotherapy for this condition.Prostate cancerDocetaxel Accord in combination with prednisone or prednisolone is indicated for the treatment of patients with hormone refractory metastatic prostate cancer.Gastric adenocarcinomaDocetaxel Accord in combination with cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil is indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma, including adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction, who have not received prior chemotherapy for metastatic disease.Head and neck cancerDocetaxel Accord in combination with cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil is indicated for the induction treatment of patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
Authorised yes no no 2012-05-22
Teva B.V.  Docetaxel Teva docetaxel EMEA/H/C/001107
Breast cancerDocetaxel Teva in combination with doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide is indicated for the adjuvant treatment of patients with:operable node-positive breast cancer;operable node-negative breast cancer.For patients with operable node-negative breast cancer, adjuvant treatment should be restricted to patients eligible to receive chemotherapy according to internationally established criteria for primary therapy of early breast cancer.Docetaxel Teva in combination with doxorubicin is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer who have not previously received cytotoxic therapy for this condition.Docetaxel Teva monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of cytotoxic therapy.Previous chemotherapy should have included an anthracycline or an alkylating agent.Docetaxel Teva in combination with trastuzumab is indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer whose tumours overexpress HER2 and who previously have not received chemotherapy for metastatic disease.Docetaxel Teva in combination with capecitabine is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of cytotoxic chemotherapy. Previous therapy should have included an anthracycline.Non-small-cell lung cancerDocetaxel Teva is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer after failure of prior chemotherapy.Docetaxel Teva in combination with cisplatin is indicated for the treatment of patients with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer, in patients who have not previously received chemotherapy for this condition.Prostate cancerDocetaxel Teva in combination with prednisone or prednisolone is indicated for the treatment of patients with hormone refractory metastatic prostate cancer.Gastric adenocarcinomaDocetaxel Teva in combination with cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil is indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma, including adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction, who have not received prior chemotherapy for metastatic disease.Head and neck cancerDocetaxel Teva in combination with cisplatin and 5 fluorouracil is indicated for the induction treatment of patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
Withdrawn yes no no 2010-01-26
Sanofi Mature IP Taxotere docetaxel EMEA/H/C/000073
Breast cancerTaxotere in combination with doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide is indicated for the adjuvant treatment of patients with:operable node-positive breast cancer;operable node-negative breast cancer.For patients with operable node-negative breast cancer, adjuvant treatment should be restricted to patients eligible to receive chemotherapy according to internationally established criteria for primary therapy of early breast cancer.Taxotere in combination with doxorubicin is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer who have not previously received cytotoxic therapy for this condition.Taxotere monotherapy is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced ormetastatic breast cancer after failure of cytotoxic therapy. Previous chemotherapy should have included an anthracycline or an alkylating agent.Taxotere in combination with trastuzumab is indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic breast cancer whose tumours overexpress HER2 and who previously have not received chemotherapy for metastatic disease.Taxotere in combination with capecitabine is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of cytotoxic chemotherapy. Previous therapy should have included an anthracycline.Non-small-cell lung cancerTaxotere is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer after failure of prior chemotherapy.Taxotere in combination with cisplatin is indicated for the treatment of patients with unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer, in patients who have not previously received chemotherapy for this condition.Prostate cancerTaxotere in combination with prednisone or prednisolone is indicated for the treatment of patients with hormone refractory metastatic prostate cancer.Gastric adenocarcinomaTaxotere in combination with cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil is indicated for the treatment of patients with metastatic gastric adenocarcinoma, including adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction, who have not received prior chemotherapy for metastatic disease.Head and neck cancerTaxotere in combination with cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil is indicated for the induction treatment of patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
Authorised no no no 1995-11-27
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International Patents for TAXOTERE

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

Country Patent Number Title Estimated Expiration
Russian Federation 2144356 TAXOID-BASE INJECTION COMPOSITIONS ⤷  Try a Trial
Germany 69328192 ⤷  Try a Trial
Czech Republic 280965 Nová kompozice na bázi derivátů ze skupiny taxanů (PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS, PROCESS OF ITS PREPARATION AND INFUSION SOLUTION BASED ON THE COMPOSITION) ⤷  Try a Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for TAXOTERE

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
0253738 96C0009 Belgium ⤷  Try a Trial PRODUCT NAME: CONCENTRE A 85 % D'OMEGA POLYINSATURES; QUANTITE CORRESPONDANT A :; ESTERS ETHYLIQUES D'ACIDE EICOSAPENTAENOIQUE (EPA) ET D'ACIDE DOCOSAHEXAENOIQUE (DHA); ALPHA TOCOPHEROL; NAT. REGISTRATION NO/DATE: NL 20819 19951002; FIRST REGISTRATION:
0253738 C960002 Netherlands ⤷  Try a Trial PRODUCT NAME: DOCETAXEL, DESGEWENST IN DE VORM VAN EEN TRIHYDRAAT; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/95/002/001 - EU/1/95/002/002 19951127
1667986 28/2013 Austria ⤷  Try a Trial PRODUCT NAME: DIMETHOXYDOCETAXEL-ACETONSOLVAT (CABAZITAXEL-ACETONSOLVAT); REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/11/676/001 20110317
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