Horizon Pharma: USPTO issuance of additional notice of allowance
Horizon Pharma announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for U.S. patent application number 13/610,580, entitled "Methods of Therapeutic Monitoring of Phenylacetic Acid Prodrugs" that covers Horizon's U.S. approved medicine RAVICTI, glycerol phenylbutyrate, Oral Liquid. This Notice of Allowance concludes the substantive examination of the patent application and will result in the issuance of a U.S. patent after administrative processes are completed. The U.S. patent scheduled to issue from this application will expire on September 22, 2030. After issuance, Horizon plans to list the U.S. patent in the FDA's Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations, or Orange Book.