NEWARK, Calif., July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (Nasdaq: DEPO) today announced the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) declined to institute the Inter Partes Review (IPR) petition filed by Rosellini Scientific, LLC with respect to U.S. Patent No. 7,994,364 (the "'364 Patent") with respect to all patent claims subject of the petition. The '364 Patent is listed for the company's NUCYNTA® (tapentadol) and NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol extended release tablets) products in the FDA's Orange Book.
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Depomed is a leading specialty pharmaceutical company focused on enhancing the lives of the patients, families, physicians, providers and payors we serve through commercializing innovative products for pain and neurology related disorders. Depomed markets six medicines with areas of focus that include mild to severe acute pain, moderate to severe chronic pain, neuropathic pain, migraine and breakthrough cancer pain. Depomed is headquartered in Newark, California. To learn more about Depomed, visit www.depomed.com.
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