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Last $57.61 USD
Change Today -1.49 / -2.52%
Volume 1.6M
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Connaught House

1 Burlington Road

Dublin, 4


Phone: 353 1 772 8000


very and fulfillment services. VIVITROL is sold directly to pharmaceutical wholesalers, specialty pharmacies and a specialty distributor. The company sells its product VIVITROL to McKesson Corporation, CVS Caremark Corporation, and AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation. Patents and Proprietary Rights The company owns approximately 200 issued U.S. patents. Its oral controlled release technology is protected by a patent estate including patents and patent applications filed worldwide. The latest of the patents covering AMPYRA/FAMPYRA, which incorporates the company’s oral controlled release technology, expires in 2027 in the U.S. and 2025 in Europe. The company’s NanoCrystal technology patent portfolio contains various patents granted throughout the world, including the U.S. and countries outside of the U.S. It also has a significant various pending patent applications covering its NanoCrystal technology. The latest of the patents covering INVEGA SUSTENNA expires in 2019 in the U.S. and 2022 in the EU. The company has filed patent applications worldwide that cover its microsphere technology and have a significant number of patents and pending patent applications covering its microsphere technology. The company’s patents covering VIVITROL, RISPERDAL CONSTA and BYDUREON expire in 2029, 2023 and 2025 in the U.S., respectively, and 2021, 2021 and 2024 in Europe, respectively. The company also has patent protection for its key development programs. U.S. Patent No. 8,431,576, which issued in April 2013, covers a class of compounds that includes aripiprazole lauroxil and expires in 2030. U.S. Patent No. 7,262,298, which covers a class of compounds that includes the opioid modulators in each of the ALKS 5461 and ALKS 3831 combination products, expires in 2025. The company’s trademarks, including VIVITROL, are major to it and are generally covered by trademark applications or registrations in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the patent or trademark offices of other countries. Its partnered products also use trademarks that are owned by its partners, such as the marks RISPERDAL CONSTA and INVEGA SUSTENNA, which are registered trademarks of Johnson & Johnson Corp., BYDUREON, which is a trademark of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, LLC, and AMPYRA and FAMPYRA, which are registered trademarks of Acorda. Competition In the treatment of alcohol dependence, VIVITROL competes with CAMPRAL (acamprosate calcium) sold by Forest Laboratories and ANTABUSE sold by Odyssey Pharmaceuticals (Odyssey), as well as marketed drugs also formulated from naltrexone. In the treatment of opioid dependence, VIVITROL competes with methadone, oral naltrexone, and SUBOXONE (buprenorphine HCl/naloxone HCl dehydrate sublingual tablets), SUBOXONE (buprenorphine/naloxone) Sublingual Film, and SUBUTEX (buprenorphine HCl sublingual tablets), each of which is marketed and sold by Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in the U.S. BYDUREON competes with other glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonists, including VICTOZA (liraglutide (rDNA origin) injection), which is marketed and sold by Novo Nordisk A/S. Trademarks CODAS, IPDAS, LinkeRx, MXDAS, NanoCrystal, SODAS, VERELAN and VIVITROL are registered trademarks of the company. Regulatory The company makes its products available for purchase by authorized users of the Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) of the General Services Administration pursuant to its FSS contract with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Under the Veterans Health Care Act of 1992 (the VHC Act), it is required to offer deeply discounted FSS contract pricing to four federal agencies: the Department of Veterans Affairs; the Department of Defense; the Coast Guard; and the Public Health Services (including the Indian Health Service)—for federal funding to be made available for reimbursement of any of its products by such federal agencies and certain federal grantees. The company is subject to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), which prohibits U.S. corporations and their representatives from paying, offering to pay, promising, authorizing, or making payments of anything of value to any foreign government officia


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