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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

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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
India27-07-1995F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd959/MAS/1995US6083953GrantedMoleculesView/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
India01-07-2006Indian Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (INP+) and Tamil Nadu Networking People with HIV/AIDS (TNNP+)Pre-GrantGrantedMolecules959/MAS/1995 (granted as 207232)View/Comment
India26-09-2009Delhi Network of Positive People (DNP+)Post-GrantRejectedMolecules959/MAS/1995 (granted as 207232)View/Comment
India18-09-2009Cipla Ltd.Post-GrantGrantedMolecules959/MAS/1995 (granted as 207232)View/Comment
India21-09-2009Ranbaxy LaboratoriesPost-GrantGrantedMolecules959/MAS/1995 (granted as 207232)View/Comment
India27-06-2008Matrix Laboratories Ltd.Post-GrantGrantedMolecules959/MAS/1995 (granted as 207232)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
GrantIndia30-01-2009Chennai Patent Office959/MAS/1995 (granted as 207232)View/Comment
RejectionIndia30-04-2010Chennai Patent Office959/MAS/1995 (granted as 207232)View/Comment
RejectionIndia30-01-2019Chennai Patent Office3350/CHENP/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.

Court Cases

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

Type of documentAuthorCountryDateRelated patent applicationMore info
PetitionINP+ India02-03-2009959/MAS/1995 (granted as 207232)View/Comment
OrderMadras High CourtIndia02-12-2008959/MAS/1995 (granted as 207232)View/Comment

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