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Last Updated: October 18, 2021

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VICTOZA Drug Patent Profile


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

Victoza is a drug marketed by Novo Nordisk Inc and is included in one NDA. There are eight patents protecting this drug and one Paragraph IV challenge.

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

The generic ingredient in VICTOZA is liraglutide recombinant. There are seven drug master file entries for this compound. Two suppliers are listed for this compound. Additional details are available on the liraglutide recombinant profile page.

DrugPatentWatch® Generic Entry Outlook for Victoza

Victoza was eligible for patent challenges on January 25, 2014.

By analyzing the patents and regulatory protections it appears that the earliest date for generic entry will be February 13, 2026. This may change due to patent challenges or generic licensing.

Annual sales in 2019 were $5.6bn, indicating a strong incentive for generic entry.

There have been eight patent litigation cases 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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DrugPatentWatch® Estimated Generic Entry Opportunity Date for VICTOZA
Generic Entry Date for VICTOZA*:
Constraining patent/regulatory exclusivity:
NDA:
Dosage:
SOLUTION;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 VICTOZA

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SponsorPhase
Yale UniversityPhase 3
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillPhase 2
Huashan HospitalPhase 2/Phase 3

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Pharmacology for VICTOZA
Paragraph IV (Patent) Challenges for VICTOZA
Tradename Dosage Ingredient NDA Submissiondate
VICTOZA SOLUTION;SUBCUTANEOUS liraglutide recombinant 022341 2016-12-12

US Patents and Regulatory Information for VICTOZA

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date TE Type RLD RS Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Exclusivity Expiration
Novo Nordisk Inc VICTOZA liraglutide recombinant SOLUTION;SUBCUTANEOUS 022341-001 Jan 25, 2010 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial Y ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Novo Nordisk Inc VICTOZA liraglutide recombinant SOLUTION;SUBCUTANEOUS 022341-001 Jan 25, 2010 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial Y ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Novo Nordisk Inc VICTOZA liraglutide recombinant SOLUTION;SUBCUTANEOUS 022341-001 Jan 25, 2010 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial Y ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Novo Nordisk Inc VICTOZA liraglutide recombinant SOLUTION;SUBCUTANEOUS 022341-001 Jan 25, 2010 RX Yes Yes ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial Y ⤷  Free Forever Trial
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Expired US Patents for VICTOZA

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Patent No. Patent Expiration
Novo Nordisk Inc VICTOZA liraglutide recombinant SOLUTION;SUBCUTANEOUS 022341-001 Jan 25, 2010 ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Novo Nordisk Inc VICTOZA liraglutide recombinant SOLUTION;SUBCUTANEOUS 022341-001 Jan 25, 2010 ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Novo Nordisk Inc VICTOZA liraglutide recombinant SOLUTION;SUBCUTANEOUS 022341-001 Jan 25, 2010 ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial
Novo Nordisk Inc VICTOZA liraglutide recombinant SOLUTION;SUBCUTANEOUS 022341-001 Jan 25, 2010 ⤷  Free Forever Trial ⤷  Free Forever Trial
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Supplementary Protection Certificates for VICTOZA

Patent Number Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration SPC Description
2209800 122014000114 Germany ⤷  Free Forever Trial PRODUCT NAME: KOMBINATION VON INSULIN DEGLUDEC UND LIRAGLUTIDE; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/14/947 20140918
2209800 14C0085 France ⤷  Free Forever Trial PRODUCT NAME: LIRAGLUTIDE ET INSULINE DEGLUDEC; REGISTRATION NO/DATE: EU/1/14/947 20140918
0944648 SPC034/2009 Ireland ⤷  Free Forever Trial SPC034/2009: 20101001, EXPIRES: 20220821
2209800 SPC/GB14/079 United Kingdom ⤷  Free Forever Trial PRODUCT NAME: COMBINATION OF INSULIN DEGLUDEC, OR PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SOLVATES, HYDRATES, OR SALTS THEREOF, AND LIRAGLUTIDE, OR PHARMACEUTICALLY ACCEPTABLE SOLVATES, HYDRATES, OR SALTS THEREOF; REGISTERED: CH 65041 20140912; UK EU/1/14/947 20140922
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