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Nov. 4, 2018: More catching up after my 14 year absence: I have now added patent submission dates for those patents that have them in the Electronic Orange Book. Please look for the "Pat. Sub. Date(s)" line for each patent in the working samples.

Sept. 4, 2018:
Routes of adminstration are now available for Reference Listed Drugs, also!

Sept. 1, 2018:
Another incremental improvement! I have added the route of administration for each drug to the Patent & Exclusivity tables to go along with the dosage form. So look for two bold parentheticals like the following in the tables:

(dosage form) (route of administration)

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Press Release Archive

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Orange Book Patent Listing Champions:

 and HYSINGLA (lower strengths) each have 36 patents listed in the Orange Book!

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Actual working samples showing products whose next patent expiration is in:
Subscribers see all the years - currently through 2037!

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Orange Book Insights Blog

Oct. 24, 2018: Check those Orange Book patent submissions before and after listing!

Sept. 26, 2018
: Read about my discovery of the "Orange Book Listing Champions" and see a graph showing the number of products that have anywhere from 36 down to 10 patents.

August 27, 2018
: Bumper crop of new patents in the Orange Book for July! Eighty-two new patents were listed in July, including a process patent. More details are in the blog.

August 23, 2018
: FDA approves a drug for treating a disease that no one has: smallpox! Read why this approval is important. Links to the FDA's press release, the drug label, and all the patents are provided.

August 4, 2018: Our inaugural posting discusses the first, official FDA approval of an age-old recreational drug (cocaine!) whose unwelcome side effect is now the approved indication! The drug was granted NCE exclusivity and has a listed patent.
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Orange Book Companion
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Links are provided to the web pages of other organizations who are not associated with Blazing Dawn Software. NDA Numbers are linked to a page of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's "Electronic Orange Book." Patent Numbers are linked to a page provided by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Full text and abridged images of patents that are provided under a Flash Drive subscription were obtained from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

All trademarks in the Patent & Exclusivity Information and in the Reference Listed Drug information are the property of the various drug companies who market the products, or their licensors.

Latest Update: October19, 2018
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