Patents Examined by Matthew P Coughlin
  • Patent number: 10287238
    Abstract: A process for the nitrilation of a fatty acid or of a fatty acid ester, which is optionally unsaturated, by reacting the fatty acid or fatty acid ester with ammonia in a reactor operating continuously in the gas phase or in the mixed gas-liquid phase in a temperature range of from 180 to 400° C., in the presence of a solid catalyst comprising at least one metal oxide, the metal of which belongs to column 8 of the periodic table, as a mixture with at least one metal oxide chosen from aluminum oxides, zirconium oxides, niobium oxides, tantalum oxides and tin oxides, the metal oxide(s), the metal of which belongs to column 8, being present in a volume ratio of 0.1 to 0.6 relative to the volume of the mixture of all the oxides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Arkema France
    Inventors: Jean-Luc Dubois, Adrien Mekki-Berrada, Aline Auroux, Simona Bennici
  • Patent number: 10287262
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds (n-3 PUFA derivatives) of formula (I): that modulate conditions associated with cardiac damage, especially cardiac arrhythmias.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Inventors: Wolf-Hagen Schunck, Gerd Wallukat, Robert Fischer, Cosima Arnold, Dominik N. Mueller, Narender Puli, John R. Falck
  • Patent number: 10287239
    Abstract: In one aspect, the disclosure relates to methods for preparation of intermediates useful for the preparation of terpenoid cores. In a further aspect, the disclosed methods pertain to the preparation of compounds comprising a terpenoid core or scaffold, such as 6/7/5 tricycloalkanes. The disclosed methods utilize abundant starting materials and simple reaction sequences that can be used to tunably and scalably assemble common terpenoid cores. In various aspects, the present disclosure pertains to compounds prepared using the disclosed methods. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not intended to be limiting of the present disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: University of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Alexander James Grenning, Sarah Scott
  • Patent number: 10280124
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an active crystalline material, especially an active multicomponent crystalline material such as a salt or a cocrystal, which may be made by dispersing precursor components of the active crystalline material in a liquid medium which comprises an anti-solvent, maintaining the dispersion for a period during which the active crystalline material is formed, and, during said period, exposing the dispersion to a solvent, which solvent being present in the liquid medium in a minor proportion by weight thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: CPI Innovation Services Limited
    Inventors: Ruksanna Ahmad, Jeremy Cooper, Isaac Odiase
  • Patent number: 10279044
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to compounds for targeting and healing bone fractures. Some of these compounds include a negatively charged oligopeptide comprising an acidic oligopeptide, a linker, which may be hydrolyzable or may be a substrate for the protease cathepsin K, and at least one molecule that promotes bone healing. In some compounds the molecule that promotes bone healing is an anabolic compound that inhibits GSK3?, in some compounds the molecule that promotes the healing of bone fracture is a pro-inflammatory agent such as PGE1. Other embodiments include methods of treating a bone fracture comprising administering a therapeutic amount of any one of the compounds disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignees: Purdue Research Foundation, University of Utah Research Foundation
    Inventors: Stewart Andrew Low, Philip S. Low, Christopher Galliford, Jindrich Kopecek, Jiyan Yang
  • Patent number: 10272103
    Abstract: The present invention provides a crosslinked amine and amide polymers effective for binding and removing bile salts from the gastrointestinal tract. These bile acid binding polymers or pharmaceutical compositions thereof can be administered to subjects to treat various conditions, including hypercholesteremia, diabetes, pruritis, irritable bowel syndrome-diarrhea (IBS-D), bile acid malabsorption, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Relypsa, Inc.
    Inventors: Jordan Kopping, Paul Mansky, YongQi Mu, Michael James Cope, Elizabeth Goka, Angela Lee, Deidre Madsen, Jun Shao, Kalpesh Biyani, Eric Connor, Scott Hecker, Inez Lees, Grace May, Faleh Salaymeh, Hongmin Zhang, David Bergbreiter
  • Patent number: 10273227
    Abstract: The invention concerns compounds of Formula (I): or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3 and R4 have any of the meanings hereinbefore defined in the description; process for their preparation; pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use in treating KIT mediated diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: AstraZeneca AB
    Inventors: Jason Kettle, Stuart Pearson, Martin Packer, James Smith
  • Patent number: 10266529
    Abstract: The present invention provides crystalline Forms FUM-P3, FUM-P4, MLA-P3 and MLA-P4 of compound formula 1 and related methods of treating and/or preventing a disease, such as a central nervous system disease (e.g., an anxiety disorder), using a crystalline Form FUM-P3, FUM-P4, MLA-P3 and MLA-P4 of compound formula 1 and/or pharmaceutical compositions thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignees: Bionomics Limited, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Bernard Luke Flynn, Dharam Paul, Andrew John Harvey, Vasu V. Sethuraman, Raymond E. Forslund, Song Xue, Rob Livingston, Ahmad Hashash
  • Patent number: 10266499
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I): wherein R1 is R3—IPU and R2 is the acyloxy residue of diclofenac, and specified by the following structures: wherein OH—R3—IPU is selected from and R4 and R5 may be the same or different selected from H and CH3 and salts, solvates and hydrates thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Inventor: Claus Selch Larsen
  • Patent number: 10259831
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to methods for dehydrogenatively coupled hydrosilanes and alcohols, the methods comprising contacting an organic substrate having at least one organic alcohol moiety with a mixture of at least one hydrosilane and sodium and/or potassium hydroxide, the contacting resulting in the formation of a dehydrogenatively coupled silyl ether. The disclosure further described associated compositions and methods of using the formed products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: California Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Anton Toutov, Kerry Betz, Andrew M. Romine, Robert H. Grubbs
  • Patent number: 10258498
    Abstract: The invention provides 1,4-dihydropyridine derivatives of formula (I) wherein R1 is optionally substituted C6-24aryl group or 5 to 6 membered heteroaryl group comprising 1 to 3 nitrogen atoms or other heteroatoms like oxygen and sulphur, and combinations thereof; R2 and R3 are independently hydrogen or C1-6alkyl group; R4 and R5 are independently hydrogen, C1-6alkyl group optionally substituted with amino, mono- or di(C1-6alkyl)amino, or with 5 to 24 membered optionally fused heterocyclic ring attached by nitrogen and optionally comprising additional 1 to 3 N, O, S heteroatoms and optionally substituted with C1-6alkyl group or C1-6 alkoxy group; R6 is C1-6alkyl, C3-7cycloalkyl, C3-7cycloalkylC1-6alkyl or arylC1-6alkyl group; and stereoisomers including enantiomers, diastereomers, racemic mixtures, mixture of enantiomers and combination thereof, as well as polymorphs, pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates, esters and prodrugs thereof for use in the therapeutic or prophylactic treatment of a disorder medi
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Richter Gedeon NYRT.
    Inventors: Ferenc Fülöp, László Vigh, Zsolt Török, Botond Penke, Ibolya Horváth, Gábor Balogh, Sándor Bernáth, Ákos Hunya
  • Patent number: 10253013
    Abstract: The invention provides compounds, compositions, and methods for the treatment of diseases, disorders, or conditions that are modulated by matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs). The compounds can be selective MMP inhibitors, for example, selective inhibitors of MMP-2, MMP-9, and/or MMP-14. The disease, disorder, or condition can include, for example, stroke, neurological disorders, ophthalmological disorders, or wounds, such as chronic wounds or diabetic wounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: University of Notre Dame du Lac
    Inventors: Mayland Chang, Shahriar Mobashery
  • Patent number: 10246452
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to the field of molecules having pesticidal utility against pests in phyla Nematoda, Arthropoda, and/or Mollusca, processes to produce such molecules and intermediates used in such processes, compositions containing such molecules, and processes of using such molecules against such pests. These molecules may be used, for example, as nematicides, acaricides, insecticides, miticides, and/or molluscicides. This document discloses molecules having the following formula (“Formula One” and “Formula Two”).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventors: Jeffery D. Webster, Natalie C. Giampietro, David A. Demeter, Thomas C. Sparks
  • Patent number: 10246428
    Abstract: A method and compound includes mixing dichloroglyoxime with an alcohol containing an alkyne functional group in methanol to create a mixture; adding a salt compound and water to the mixture to create bis-isoxazole diol; and nitrating the bis-isoxazole diol to create 3,3?-bis-isoxazole-5,5?-bis-methylene dinitrate, which has the structural formula: The alcohol containing an alkyne functional group may include propargyl alcohol. The salt compound may include sodium bicarbonate. The method may include nitrating the bis-isoxazole diol with nitric acid. The nitric acid may include at least a concentration of 90% nitric acid in water. Alternatively, the method may include nitrating the bis-isoxazole diol with 100% nitric acid and acetic anhydride. The salt compound and the water may be added to the mixture over at least a six-hour period. The method may include mixing the mixture after adding the salt compound and the water for at least ten hours.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventors: Jesse J. Sabatini, Gregory W. Drake, Leah A. Wingard, Eric C. Johnson
  • Patent number: 10246403
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides treprostinil derivatives that can act as prodrugs of treprostinil. The treprostinil derivatives can be used to treat any conditions responsive to treatment with treprostinil, including pulmonary hypertension, such as pulmonary arterial hypertension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: CORSAIR PHARMA, INC.
    Inventors: Xiaoming Zhang, Meenakshi S. Venkatraman, Cyrus K. Becker
  • Patent number: 10245270
    Abstract: 3-[(3-{[4-(4-morpholinylmethyl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]methylene}-2-oxo-2,3-dihydro-1H-indol-5-yl)methyl]-1,3-thiazolidine-2,4-dione methanesulphonate of formula (II): Medicinal products containing the same which are useful in treating cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Inventors: Alexandre Le Flohic, Jérôme Guidotti, Philippe Letellier
  • Patent number: 10246453
    Abstract: This invention is directed to benzenesulfonamide compounds, as stereoisomers, enantiomers, tautomers thereof or mixtures thereof; or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates or prodrugs thereof, for the treatment of diseases or conditions associated with voltage-gated sodium channels, such as epilepsy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Inventors: Jean-Christophe Andrez, Kristen Nicole Burford, Sultan Chowdhury, Charles Jay Cohen, Christoph Martin Dehnhardt, Robert Joseph Devita, James Roy Empfield, Thilo Focken, Michael Edward Grimwood, Syed Abid Hasan, James Philip Johnson, Jr., Alla Yurevna Zenova
  • Patent number: 10239842
    Abstract: The present invention relates to hydrosoluble compounds derived from benzimidazole represented by general formula I: wherein: Y1 e Y2 are independently O or S, and at least one of Y1 and Y2 is O; R1 and R2 are independently hydrogen or a cation, both are hydrogen or both are cations; R3 is a C1-4 alkyl; R4 and R5 are independently halogen or a —OR6 alkoxide; R6 is C6-C10 aryl linked in 5- or 6-position of benzimidazole nucleus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Inventors: Rafael Castillo Bocanegra, Miguel Angel Flores Ramos, Maria Alicia Hernandez Campos, Osvaldo Froylan Ibarra Velarde, Remedios Yolanda Vera Montenegro
  • Patent number: 10239847
    Abstract: Provided herein is a composition, method of manufacture, and method for treating a disease condition and/or raising cellular levels of glutathione, the composition comprising L-2-oxothiazolidine-4-carboxylate, (procysteine) having a purity of at least 99 to 99.5 percent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Cellactin
    Inventors: Dustin Cefalo, Homayoun Mokri
  • Patent number: 10239836
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel analogs of benzenecarbothioccyclopenta[c]pyrrole-1,3-dione of formula (I) useful for treating various viral infections and process for synthesis thereof. The present invention provides a novel process for synthesis of nitrosporeusines A(1) and B(2). More particularly, the present invention provides a synthetic route for synthesis of nitrosporeusines A(1) and B(2). Said process is simple, industrially scalable, cost effective and eco-friendly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research
    Inventors: Dumbala S. Reddy, Satish C. Philkhana, Gorakhnath R. Jachak, Vidya B. Gunjal