PHARMACEUTICAL FORMULATIONS CONTAINING MONOTERPENES: AN EXPLORATION TECHNOLOGY
Currently, the search for new herbal pharmaceutical products reveals an alternative to developing
the national pharmaceutical industry. In this sense, monoterpenes are hydrocarbons derived from
medicinal plants which already have several studies about its pharmacological properties. This
work aimed perform a technologic prospection of monoterpenic formulations, analyzing the
country’s participation and the state of the art in the filings of patents in international bases yet.
This way, prospection was performed on European Patents Office, on World Intellectual Property
Organization, on United States Patent and Trademark Office and on Institute of Industrial Property
of Brazil database. The most abundant international classifications on this prospection were A01N,
A61K e C09D. The largest number of patents was filed in the last 10 years. China is the country
with highest number of patents already filed.
PaperID: p 058-065
Author's Name: Mayara Ladeira Coêlho, Antônia Amanda Cardoso de Almeida, Rusbene Bruno Fonseca de Carvalho and Rivelilson Mendes de Freitas