Patent oppositions filed in
Belarus, Brazil, India, Ukraine, and Viet Nam

Patent Information

Information of patent applications filed at local or international levels, that are contributed by the users of PODB as being relevant to this medicine

Please note that PODB does not provide and guarantee the comprehensive patent landscape in all countries.

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Patent Applications

The table includes information of patent applications as filed in different countries, that are contributed by PODB users as being seen as relevant to this medicine.

CountryFiling datePriority dateApplicantNational numberInternational numberStatusPatent typeMore info
India24-03-2006Abbott Laboratories339/MUMNP/2006WO/2005/039551RejectedFormulationsView/Comment
India15-04-2009Abbott Laboratories726/MUMNP/2009 (Divisional of 339/MUMNP/2006)WO/2005/039551AbandonedFormulationsView/Comment
India15-04-2009Abbott Laboratories2474/DELNP/2009 (Divisional of 339/MUMNP/2006)WO/2005/039551WithdrawnFormulationsView/Comment
India22-10-2001Abbott LaboratoriesIN/PCT/2001/01312/MUMWO/2000/74677AbandonedFormulationsView/Comment
Brazil23-08-2004Abbott LaboratoriesPI0413882-­1WO/2005/039551Under ExaminationFormulationsView/Comment
Brazil30-04-1997Abbott LaboratoriesPI1100397-9WO/1997/21685GrantedMolecules
Brazil31-08-1999Abbott LaboratoriesPP1101190-4 (Divisional of PI1100397-9)WO/1997/21685RejectedMolecules
India30-08-2007Abbott Laboratories6733/DELNP/2007WO/2006/091529 RejectedCombinationView/Comment

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Information related to relevant oppositions from around the world.

Patent Oppositions

The table includes oppositions aimed at contesting patents covering this drug. Note that at the country level, several patent applications can cover the same drug.

Please pay attention not only to the patent opposition, but also to the patent application it relates to, see column "Related Patent Application". To better identify similarities, the column "Patent Type" indicates a general classification of the patent. Arguments used to contest a specific type of patent may apply for another that fits in the same category.

CountryDateWho FiledOpposition typeOpposition statusPatent typeRelated patent applicationMore info
India16-08-2007Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-Mak)Pre-GrantRefusedFormulations339/MUMNP/2006View/Comment
India05-08-2010Cipla Ltd.Pre-GrantGrantedFormulations726/MUMNP/2009 (Divisional of 339/MUMNP/2006)View/Comment
India25-03-2010Matrix Laboratories Ltd.Pre-Grantwithdrawn after oppositionFormulations2474/DELNP/2009 (Divisional of 339/MUMNP/2006)View/Comment
India08-04-2006Delhi Network of Positive People (DNP+) and Indian Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (INP+)Pre-Grantabandoned after oppositionFormulationsIN/PCT/2001/01312/MUMView/Comment
Viet Nam05-04-2012Vietnam National Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (VNP+)Pre-GrantUnder ExaminationFormulations1/2007/01909 View/Comment
Brazil01-12-2006GTPIPre-GrantRejectedMoleculesPP1101190-4 (Divisional of PP1100397-9)View/Comment
Brazil06-03-2006FarmanguinhosPre-GrantRejectedMoleculesPP1101190-4 (Divisional of PP1100397-9)View/Comment
India28-03-2013Mylan Laboratories Ltd.Pre-Grantabandoned after oppositionProcesses1732/MUMNP/2009View/Comment
India10-06-2013Mylan Laboratories Ltd.Pre-GrantRefusedFormulations6733/DELNP/2007View/Comment
Ukraine31-05-2016All-Ukrainian Network of People Living with HIV/AIDSPost-GrantUnder ExaminationCombinationWO 2005/039551View/Comment
Ukraine30-01-2017All-Ukrainian Network of People Living with HIV/AIDSPost-GrantUnder ExaminationIndicationWO 01/34119View/Comment
Belarus01-04-2020People PLUSPost-GrantPatent terminated voluntarily by the ownerFormulationsEAPO № 011924View/Comment
Belarus16-06-2020People Plus Non-Governmental OrganizationPost-GrantWithdrawalFormulationsPCT/US2004/027401 (EA11924)View/Comment

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Patent Office Decisions

This table showcases the final ruling of patent offices over cases where patents have been opposed.

To better identify the case, the number of the patent application is provided in the table below.

Decision typeCountryDatePatent officeRelated patent applicationMore info
RejectionIndia30-12-2010Mumbai patent Office339/MUMNP/2006View/Comment
AbandonedIndia01-03-2011Mumbai Patent Office726/MUMNP/2009 (Divisional of 339/MUMNP/2006)View/Comment
AbandonedIndia27-09-2006Mumbai Patent OfficeIN/PCT/2001/01312/MUMView/Comment
AbandonedIndia30-04-2014Indian Patent Office6733/DELNP/2007View/Comment

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Prior Art

This table lists related prior art used if a patent opposition has been filed on one or more of the patents.

TitleAuthorName of publicationPublishing dateRelated toRelated patent applicationMore info
Prior Art used in I-Mak's oppositionSeveralSeveralOther339/MUMNP/2006View/Comment
Physicochemical considerations in the preparation of amorphous ritonavir-poly(ethylene glycol) 8000 solid dispersionsLaw D, Krill SL, Schmitt EA, Fort JJ, Qiu Y, Wang W, Porter WRJournal of pharmaceutical sciences01-08-2001Inventive Step339/MUMNP/2006View/Comment

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Other Useful Resources

Information related to either legal proceedings or other useful points of information that could aid in the building of a strong patent opposition.

Court Cases

This table relates information on medicine patents contested through judicial channels.

Type of documentAuthorCountryDateRelated patent applicationMore info
DecisionFederal Cour of Rio de JaneiroBrazil23-02-2012PI1100397-9View/Comment

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Additional documents that may inform the process of building a patent opposition.

Type of documentTitleDateCountryMore info
International Search Report (ISR)International Search Report (ISR) for WO2005/03955108-05-2006View/Comment
International Search Report (ISR)International Search Report (ISR) for WO00/7467706-12-2000View/Comment

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