Dry powder inhalers

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9339616
APP PUB NO 20120255548A1
SERIAL NO

13489718

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Dry powder inhalers include electronic displays, readers and/or counters that can decrement dose amounts, inhibit misuse, read data on drug containment devices and/or communicate with remote devices. The dry powder containers can 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.

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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

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
2005/0172,961 Portable medication inhalation kit 2 2002
* 2004/0255,936 Disposable metered dose inhaler with integrated electronic counter 54 2004
 
ORIEL THERAPEUTICS, INC. (6)
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
* 8210171 Tubular dry powder drug containment systems, associated inhalers and methods 3 2005
 
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
 
InhalerMate, LLC (1)
* 5833066 Carrying case for oral and nasal inhalation devices with counting mechanism 17 1996
 
SENSORMEDICS CORPORATION (1)
* 6435175 Pulmonary drug delivery device 56 2000
 
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
 
RESPIRICS, INC. (1)
2003/0075,172 Method and apparatus for dispensing inhalator medicament 19 2002
 
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY (1)
2002/0092,521 Medicament respiratory delivery device, cartridge and method of making same 7 2001
 
CHIESI FARMACEUTICI S.P.A. (1)
5351683 Device for the administration of powdered medicinal substances 55 1993
 
INSULET CORPORATION (1)
2003/0097,092 Devices, systems and methods for patient infusion 77 2002
 
ASTRA AKTIEBOLAG (1)
6446626 Inhalation device 39 1998
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (2)
* 6684880 Applicator for dispensing bioactive compositions and methods for using the same 32 2001
* 2003/0200,964 Metered dose inhaler 23 2002
 
Philip Morris Products Inc. (1)
4991605 Container for additive materials for smoking articles 41 1989
 
Philip Morris USA Inc. (1)
* 2004/0025,865 Aerosol generator for drug formulation and methods of generating aerosol 3 2003
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (1)
5727607 Powder feeding method and apparatus for feeding powders with a fluid with increased precision 66 1996
 
LLOYDS INTERNATIONAL CREDIT, LLC (1)
2004/0255,940 Inhaling device for dispersing powdered medicaments contained in a capsule through the respiratory tract 3 2004
 
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 (3)
* 7305986 Unit dose capsules for use in a dry powder inhaler 58 2000
6923175 Inhalation apparatus 68 2003
2003/0209,245 Inhalation apparatus 2 2003
 
LANPHER DIAGNOSTIC WORKSTATIONS, INC. (1)
* 5363842 Intelligent inhaler providing feedback to both patient and medical professional 431 1991
 
CIVITAS THERAPEUTICS, INC. (1)
2005/0022,812 Low dose pharmaceutical powders for inhalation 17 2004
 
VORTRAN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY 1, INC. (1)
5533502 Powder inhaler with aerosolization occurring within each individual powder receptacle 106 1994
 
ARADIGM CORPORATION (1)
6014969 Disposable package for use in aerosolized delivery of antibiotics 44 1998
 
Genentech, Inc. (1)
5641510 Method for treating capsules used for drug storage 24 1994
 
INNOVATA BIOMED LIMITED (1)
6845772 Inhaler 24 2002
 
BESPAK PLC (1)
5562918 Drug dispensing system 83 1995
 
MERCK SANTE (1)
5769073 Powder inhalator 72 1996
 
MERCK PATENT GMBH (1)
2004/0060,557 Device for administering doses of particulate material 1 2003
 
Advanced Therapeutic Products, Inc. (1)
5687746 Dry powder delivery system 43 1995
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