US Patent No: 8,152,793

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

Membrane shell of an implantable dosage system

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Abstract

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The membrane shell of an implantable dosage system according to the invention is particularly suitable for subcutaneous applications to release an active agent with steady amounts during a longer period of time. The membrane shell (3) according to the invention comprises a first half (1) and a second half (2), which both halves comprise a continuous closure edge (8, 9), and are adapted to be connected to each other through a closable joint. The closure edges (8, 9) of the halves comprise at least one groove (10) and/or at least one protrusion (11) as continuous or discontinuous, and the membrane shell (3) is adapted to be closed so that at least one protrusion (11) and/or at least one groove (10) of the second half becomes opposed to at least one groove (10) and/or at least one protrusion (11) of the first half through a snap-fit joint.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
BAYER OYTURKU, FI1

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Järvelä, Pentti Lahti, FI 3 9
Keinänen, Antti Turku, FI 2 11
Koskinen, Jukka Tampere, FI 40 244

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
INTARCIA THERAPEUTICS, INC. (1)
* 6,508,808 Valve for osmotic devices 41 2000
 
ALZA CORPORATION (1)
* 4,929,233 Implantable fluid imbibing pump with improved closure 44 1988
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER INC. (1)
2006/0233,881 Modified release dosage form 1 2005
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Medimop Medical Projects (1)
9,166,313 Power supply contact for installation of printed circuit board 0 2015
 
MEDIMOP MEDICAL PROJECTS LTD. (8)
9,173,997 External drug pump 0 2008
9,259,532 Cartridge interface assembly 0 2011
9,072,827 Fail safe point protector for needle safety flap 2 2012
9,421,323 Door and doorstop for portable one use drug delivery apparatus 0 2013
9,345,836 Disengagement resistant telescoping assembly and unidirectional method of assembly for such 0 2013
D747799 Cartridge 0 2014
9,149,575 Needle assembly for drug pump 0 2014
9,393,365 Fail safe point protector for needle safety flap 0 2015
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