Patents by Inventor Anthony J. Roecker

Anthony J. Roecker has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20110201632
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 2,5-disubstituted piperidine amide compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Publication date: August 18, 2011
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem, Anthony J. Roecker, John D. Schreier
  • Publication number: 20110195957
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted diazepan compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2011
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. Bergman, Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Swati P. Mercer, Anthony J. Roecker
  • Publication number: 20100256121
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to diazepan compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2008
    Publication date: October 7, 2010
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. Bergman, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Anthony J. Roecker
  • Publication number: 20100197652
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyridyl carboxamide compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2008
    Publication date: August 5, 2010
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. Bergman, Paul J. Coleman, Mark E. Fraley, Swati P. Mercer, Thomas S. Reger, Anthony J. Roecker, Justin T. Steen
  • Publication number: 20100152191
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to cyclopropyl proline bis-amide compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2008
    Publication date: June 17, 2010
    Inventors: Paul J. Coleman, Swati P. Mercer, Anthony J. Roecker
  • Publication number: 20100063056
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to bipyridyl carboxamide compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 29, 2008
    Publication date: March 11, 2010
    Inventors: Paul J. Coleman, Swati P. Mercer, Anthony J. Roecker
  • Publication number: 20090239843
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to bridged diazepan compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2007
    Publication date: September 24, 2009
    Inventors: Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Georgia B. McGaughey, Anthony J. Roecker, John D. Schreir
  • Publication number: 20090118200
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to proline bis-amide compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2006
    Publication date: May 7, 2009
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. Bergman, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, George D. Hartman, Craig Lindsley, Swati Pal Mercer, Anthony J. Roecker, David B. Whitman
  • Publication number: 20090088452
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted indole compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2006
    Publication date: April 2, 2009
    Inventors: Paul J. Coleman, Anthony J. Roecker, Jeffrey M. Bergman
  • Publication number: 20080132490
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted diazepan compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2007
    Publication date: June 5, 2008
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. Bergman, Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Swati P. Mercer, Anthony J. Roecker