Patents by Inventor Brian Ledford

Brian Ledford 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).

  • Patent number: 10875855
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, Michael J. Boyd, Ioana Davies, Hongbo Deng, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Joseph M. Kennedy, Brian Ledford, Mark W. Ledeboer, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang
  • Patent number: 10874673
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (IA) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, John J. Court, Hongbo Deng, Ioana Davies, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Dylan H. Jacobs, Joseph M. Kennedy, Mark W. Ledeboer, Brian Ledford, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang, M. Woods Wannamaker, Randal Byrn, Yi Zhou, Chao Lin, Min Jiang, Steven Jones, Ursula A. Germann, Francesco G. Salituro, Ann Dak-Yee Kwong
  • Publication number: 20200377479
    Abstract: The disclosure provides at least one entity chosen from compounds of formula (I), solid state forms of the same, compositions comprising the same, and methods of using the same, including use in treating focal segmental glomeulosclerosis (FSGS) and/or non-diabetic kidney disease (NDKD).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Jingrong CAO, Jon H. COME, Leslie A. DAKIN, Francois DENIS, Warren A. DORSCH, Anne FORTIER, Martine HAMEL, Elaine B. KRUEGER, Brian LEDFORD, Suganthini S. NANTHAKUMAR, Olivier NICOLAS, Camil SAYEGH, Timothy J. SENTER, Tiansheng WANG, Michael BRODNEY, Kan-Nian HU, Peter Rose, Kevin GAGNON, Yi SHI, Muna SHRESTHA, Ales MEDEK, Faith WITKOS
  • Publication number: 20190322673
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of Formula I, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, pharmaceutical compositions thereof, and methods of use thereof for treating cellular proliferative disorders (e.g., cancer).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: David J. Lauffer, Guy Bemis, Michael Boyd, David Deininger, Hongbo Deng, Warren Dorsch, Wenxin Gu, Russell R. Hoover, Mac Arthur Johnson, JR., Mark Willem Ledeboer, Brian Ledford, Francois Maltais, Marina Penney, Darin Takemoto, Nathan D. Waal, Tiansheng Weng
  • Publication number: 20190151314
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (IA) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, John J. Court, Hongbo Deng, loana Davies, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Dylan H. Jacobs, Joseph M. Kennedy, Mark W. Ledeboer, Brian Ledford, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang, M. Woods Wannamaker, Randal Byrn, Yi Zhou, Chao Lin, Min Jiang, Steven Jones, Ursula A. Germann, Francesco G. Salituro, Ann Dak-Yee Kwong
  • Patent number: 10039762
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (IA) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, John J. Court, Hongbo Deng, Ioana Davies, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Dylan H. Jacobs, Joseph M. Kennedy, Mark W. Ledeboer, Brian Ledford, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang, M. Woods Wannamaker, Randal Byrn, Yi Zhou, Chao Lin, Min Jiang, Steven Jones, Ursula A. Germann, Francesco G. Salituro, Ann Dak-Yee Kwong
  • Publication number: 20180155342
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, Michael J. Boyd, loana Davies, Hongbo Deng, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Joseph M. Kennedy, Brian Ledford, Mark W. Ledeboer, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang
  • Publication number: 20180078553
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (IA) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, John J. Court, Hongbo Deng, Ioana Davies, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Dylan H. Jacobs, Joseph M. Kennedy, Mark W. Ledeboer, Brian Ledford, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang, M. Woods Wannamaker, Randal Byrn, Yi Zhou, Chao Lin, Min Jiang, Steven Jones, Ursula A. Germann, Francesco G. Salituro, Ann Dak-Yee Kwong
  • Patent number: 9908878
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, Michael J. Boyd, Ioana Davies, Hongbo Deng, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Joseph M. Kennedy, Brian Ledford, Mark W. Ledeboer, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang
  • Patent number: 9808459
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (IA) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, John J. Court, Hongbo Deng, Ioana Davies, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Dylan H. Jacobs, Joseph M. Kennedy, Mark W. Ledeboer, Brian Ledford, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang, M. Woods Wannamaker, Randal Byrn, Yi Zhou, Chao Lin, Min Jiang, Steven Jones, Ursula A. Germann, Francesco G. Salituro, Ann Dak-Yee Kwong
  • Publication number: 20170100400
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (IA) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Publication date: April 13, 2017
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, John J. Court, Hongbo Deng, Ioana Davies, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Dylan H. Jacobs, Joseph M. Kennedy, Mark W. Ledeboer, Brian Ledford, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang, M. Woods Wannamaker, Randal Byrn, Yi Zhou, Chao Lin, Min Jiang, Steven Jones, Ursula A. Germann, Francesco G. Salituro, Ann Dak-Yee Kwong
  • Patent number: 9518056
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (IA) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, John J. Court, Hongbo Deng, Ioana Davies, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Dylan H. Jacobs, Joseph M. Kennedy, Mark W. Ledeboer, Brian Ledford, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang, M. Woods Wannamaker, Randal Byrn, Yi Zhou, Chao Lin, Min Jiang, Steven Jones, Ursula A. Germann, Francesco G. Salituro, Ann Dak-Yee Kwong
  • Publication number: 20160355512
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, Michael J. Boyd, loana Davies, Hongbo Deng, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Joseph M. Kennedy, Brian Ledford, Mark W. Ledeboer, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang
  • Patent number: 9394302
    Abstract: This invention provides methods of preparing 3-(pyrimidin-2-yl)-1H-pyrrolo[2,3-b]pyridines and 3-(pyrimidin-2-yl)-1H-pyrazolo[3,4-b]pyridines, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof that are useful for inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and treating influenza in a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, Michael J. Boyd, Ioana Davies, Hongbo Deng, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Joseph M. Kennedy, Brian Ledford, Mark W. Ledeboer, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang
  • Publication number: 20160168147
    Abstract: The present invention relates to deuterated compounds that are useful for inhibiting Janus kinases and processes and intermediates useful for preparing such compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Inventors: Christopher Lee Brummel, Francois Maltais, David D. Deininger, Brian Ledford, Warren Dorsch
  • Publication number: 20160152614
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (IA) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, John J. Court, Hongbo Deng, Ioana Davies, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Dylan H. Jacobs, Joseph M. Kennedy, Mark W. Ledeboer, Brian Ledford, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang, M. Woods Wannamaker, Randal Byrn, Yi Zhou, Chao Lin, Min Jiang, Steven Jones, Ursula A. Germann, Francesco G. Salituro, Ann Dak-Yee Kwong
  • Patent number: 9345708
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (IA) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (IA) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, John J. Court, Hongbo Deng, Ioana Davies, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Dylan H. Jacobs, Joseph M. Kennedy, Mark W. Ledeboer, Brian Ledford, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang, M. Woods Wannamaker, Randal Byrn, Yi Zhou, Chao Lin, Min Jiang, Steven Jones, Ursula A. Germann, Francesco G. Salituro, Ann Dak-Yee Kwong
  • Publication number: 20150191468
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2015
    Publication date: July 9, 2015
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, Micheal J. Boyd, Ioana Davies, Hongbo Deng, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Joseph M. Kennedy, Brian Ledford, Mark W. Ledeboer, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang
  • Patent number: 9051319
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Randy S. Bethiel, Michael J. Boyd, Ioana Davies, Hongbo Deng, John P. Duffy, Luc J. Farmer, Huai Gao, Wenxin Gu, Joseph M. Kennedy, Brian Ledford, Mark W. Ledeboer, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola, Tiansheng Wang
  • Patent number: 8871774
    Abstract: Methods of inhibiting the replication of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, of reducing the amount of influenza viruses in a biological sample or patient, and of treating influenza in a patient, comprises administering to said biological sample or patient an effective amount of a compound represented by Structural Formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A compound is represented by Structural Formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein the values of Structural Formula (I) are as described herein. A pharmaceutical composition comprises an effective amount of such a compound or pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, adjuvant or vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    Inventors: Paul S. Charifson, Michael P. Clark, Upul K. Bandarage, Ioana Davies, John P. Duffy, Huai Gao, Jun Feng, Jianglin Liang, Joseph M. Kennedy, Mark W. Ledeboer, Brian Ledford, Francois Maltais, Emanuele Perola