Tubular dry powder drug containment systems, associated inhalers and methods

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8210171
APP PUB NO 20080168987A1
SERIAL NO

11575175

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Abstract

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Pharmaceutical dry powder containers adapted for use in an inhaler and associated inhalers and kits thereof include at least a pair of cooperating generally tubular members, including an inner member and a generally tubular outer member sized and configured to slidably receive the inner member. In operation, at least one of the inner or outer members slide relative to the other to release a pharmaceutical dry powder.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ORIEL THERAPEUTICS, INC.DURHAM, NC38

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Denny, John Cary, US 6 87
King, Michael Durham, US 45 472
Lopath, Patrick D Stamford, US 6 152
Warden, Jeffrey Alan Raleigh, US 15 282

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
CHIESI FARMACEUTICI S.P.A. (1)
* 5351683 Device for the administration of powdered medicinal substances 55 1993
 
ORIEL THERAPEUTICS, INC. (5)
6971383 Dry powder inhaler devices, multi-dose dry powder drug packages, control systems, and associated methods 48 2001
6889690 Dry powder inhalers, related blister devices, and associated methods of dispensing dry powder substances and fabricating blister packages 79 2003
6985798 Dry powder dose filling systems and related methods 20 2003
7118010 Apparatus, systems and related methods for dispensing and /or evaluating dry powders 26 2003
2004/0055,598 Apparatus, systems and related methods for processing, dispensing and/or evaluating non-pharmaceutical dry powders 12 2003
 
ASTRA AKTIEBOLAG (1)
* 6446626 Inhalation device 39 1998
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
* 6684880 Applicator for dispensing bioactive compositions and methods for using the same 32 2001
 
Philip Morris Products Inc. (1)
4991605 Container for additive materials for smoking articles 41 1989
 
XEROX CORPORATION (2)
5909829 Vibratory filler for powders 45 1997
5947169 Oscillating valve for powders 31 1997
 
APTAR FRANCE SAS (2)
6029663 Dry powder inhaler delivery system 101 1997
* 6196219 Liquid droplet spray device for an inhaler suitable for respiratory therapies 110 1998
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (1)
5727607 Powder feeding method and apparatus for feeding powders with a fluid with increased precision 66 1996
 
ADAMIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION (1)
5655523 Dry powder inhalation device having deagglomeration/aerosolization structure responsive to patient inhalation 210 1995
 
LEIRAS OY (1)
* 4940051 Inhalation device 63 1985
 
MANNKIND CORPORATION (2)
7305986 Unit dose capsules for use in a dry powder inhaler 58 2000
6923175 Inhalation apparatus 68 2003
 
CIVITAS THERAPEUTICS, INC. (1)
* 2005/0022,812 Low dose pharmaceutical powders for inhalation 17 2004
 
ARADIGM CORPORATION (1)
* 6014969 Disposable package for use in aerosolized delivery of antibiotics 44 1998
 
VORTRAN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY 1, INC. (1)
5533502 Powder inhaler with aerosolization occurring within each individual powder receptacle 106 1994
 
INNOVATA BIOMED LIMITED (1)
* 6845772 Inhaler 24 2002
 
Genentech, Inc. (1)
5641510 Method for treating capsules used for drug storage 24 1994
 
BESPAK PLC (1)
5562918 Drug dispensing system 83 1995
 
MICRODOSE THERAPEUTX, INC. (3)
6026809 Inhalation device 139 1996
5960609 Metering and packaging method and device for pharmaceuticals and drugs 30 1998
6428809 Metering and packaging of controlled release medication 16 1999
 
MEDICAL DEVELOPMENTS INTERNATIONAL LTD (1)
* 6578571 Drug delivery device and methods therefor 66 1999
 
MERCK SANTE (1)
5769073 Powder inhalator 72 1996
 
Advanced Therapeutic Products, Inc. (1)
5687746 Dry powder delivery system 43 1995
 
RESPIRICS, INC. (1)
* 2003/0075,172 Method and apparatus for dispensing inhalator medicament 19 2002
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ORIEL THERAPEUTICS, INC. (2)
* 9339616 Dry powder inhalers 0 2012
* 2012/0255,548 DRY POWDER INHALERS 1 2012
 
MEDTRONIC XOMED, INC. (2)
8920364 Biomaterial delivery device 0 2013
* 8845578 Biomaterial delivery device 0 2013
* Cited By Examiner

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