Hepatitis C
Patents oppositions filed in
Europe (EPO), India, and Ukraine

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Patent Information

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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
India25-03-2008Pharmasset Inc.3658/KOLNP/2009WO2008121634Under ExaminationPro-DrugView/Comment
United States21-03-2008Pharmasset Inc.US7964580WO2008121634GrantedPro-DrugView/Comment
Russian FederationPharmasset Inc.2009139968WO2008121634Pro-Drug
Brazil26-03-2008Pharmasset Inc.PI0809654-6 WO2008121634Under ExaminationPro-Drug
Korea, Republic of26-03-2008Pharmasset Inc.1020097022652WO2008121634Under ExaminationPro-DrugView/Comment
26-03-2008Pharmasset Inc.WO2008121634WO2008121634Pro-DrugView/Comment
India27-12-2005Gilead Pharmasset LLC6087/DELNP/2005WO2005003147Under ExaminationMoleculesView/Comment
BrazilGilead Sciences Inc.BR200410846AWO2005003147Molecules
26-03-2008Pharmasset Inc.EP2203462WO2008121634GrantedPro-DrugView/Comment
India20-10-2009Gilead Pharmasset LLC3658/KOLNP/2009WO2008121634Under ExaminationPro-DrugView/Comment
India27-12-2005Gilead Pharmasset LLC6087/DELNP/2005WO2005003147RejectedMoleculesView/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
India21-11-2013Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-Mak)Pre-GrantPro-Drug3658/KOLNP/2009View/Comment
India13-03-2014Natco Pharma Ltd.Pre-GrantMolecules6087/DELNP/2005View/Comment
India03-01-2014Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (IPA)Pre-GrantPro-Drug3658/KOLNP/2009View/Comment
India17-03-2014Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-Mak) and Delhi Network of Positive People (DNP+)Pre-GrantMolecules6087/DELNP/2005View/Comment
India03-03-2014Natco Pharma Ltd.Pre-GrantPro-Drug3658/KOLNP/2009View/Comment
India30-01-2015Sankalp Rehabilitation TrustPre-GrantMolecules6087/DELNP/2005View/Comment
India25-08-2014Sankalp Rehabilitation Trust, Hepatitis C Coalition of Nagaland (HepCon) and Asia Network of Positive People (APN+)Pre-GrantPro-Drug3658/KOLNP/2009View/Comment
18-05-2015Fundación Grupo Efecto PositivoPre-GrantPro-Drugn/aView/Comment
India23-06-2015India Cares FoundationPre-GrantMolecules6087/DELNP/2005View/Comment
India07-08-2015Optimus Pharma Ltd.Pre-GrantMolecules6087/DELNP/2005View/Comment
India07-08-2015BDR Pharmaceuticals Ltd.Pre-GrantMolecules6087/DELNP/2005View/Comment
Ukraine09-02-2016All-Ukrainian Network of People Living with HIV/AIDSPre-GrantUnder ExaminationProcessesРСТ/US2011/044581(а 2013 01999)View/Comment
Ukraine30-04-2015All-Ukrainian Network of People Living with HIV/AIDSPre-GrantUnder ExaminationPolymorphsРСТ/US2011/030725 (а 2012 12444)View/Comment
India10-02-2017Initiative for Medicines, Access & Knowledge (I-Mak) and Delhi Network of Positive People (DNP+)Pre-GrantUnder ExaminationPolymorphs9149/CHENP/2012 (PCT/US2011/030725)View/Comment
Europe (EPO)10-02-2015Médecins du MondePost-GrantMaintained in an amended form; under appealPro-DrugEP2203462View/Comment
Europe (EPO)27-03-2017Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)Post-GrantUnder ExaminationMoleculesEP2604620View/Comment
India23-05-2015Virupaksha Organics LimitedPre-GrantUnder ExaminationPro-Drug3658/KOLNP/2009View/Comment
India27-02-2014Natco Pharma Ltd.Pre-GrantUnder ExaminationPro-Drug3658/KOLNP/2009View/Comment
India23-10-2015India CaresPre-GrantUnder ExaminationPro-Drug3658/KOLNP/2009View/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.

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

Type of documentTitleDateCountryMore info
International Search Report (ISR) International Search Report (ISR) - WO200812163420-05-2010View/Comment

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