Patents by Inventor Christopher D. Cox

Christopher D. Cox 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: 9428492
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to secondary alcohol substituted triazole compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Scott D. Kuduk, Christopher D. Cox, Vadim Y. Dudkin, Carol A. McVean, Thomas S. Reger, Justin T. Steen
  • Patent number: 9365562
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted azetidine compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Christopher D. Cox, Douglas C. Beshore, June J. Kim, Scott D. Kuduk, Carol A. McVean, Thomas Reger, Justin T. Sheen
  • Patent number: 9266881
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to triazolopyridinone compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: James C. Barrow, Christopher D. Cox, Mark B. Nolt, William D. Shipe
  • Patent number: 9200001
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted triazolyl compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Christopher D. Cox, Vadim Y. Dudkin, June J. Kim, Scott D. Kuduk, Carol A. McVean, Thomas Reger, Justin T. Sheen, Thomas Steele
  • Publication number: 20150284368
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to secondary alcohol substituted triazole compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2013
    Publication date: October 8, 2015
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Scott D. Kuduk, Christopher D. Cox, Vadim Y. Dudkin, Carol A. McVean, Thomas S. Reger, Justin T. Steen
  • Patent number: 9062059
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrimidine compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Christopher D. Cox, Vadim Y. Dudkin, Jeffrey Kern, Mark E. Layton, Izzat T. Raheem
  • Patent number: 8975261
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to aryloxymethyl cyclopropane derivatives which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Christopher D. Cox, Timothy J. Hartingh, Joseph Pero, Izzat T. Raheem, Michael Rossi, Laura Vassallo
  • Patent number: 8957077
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazolopyrimidine compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem, John D. Schreier
  • Publication number: 20140343053
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to triazolopyridinone compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Applicant: Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: James C. Barrow, Christopher D. Cox, Mark B. Nolt, William D. Shipe
  • Publication number: 20140336195
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to aryloxymethyl cyclopropane derivatives which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2012
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Christopher D. Cox, Timothy J. Hartingh, Joseph Pero, Izzat T. Raheem, Michael Rossi, Laura Vassallo
  • Patent number: 8846000
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to radiolabeled pyrimidinone compounds of general structural formula I which are useful as radiotracers for quantitative imaging of PDE10 in mammals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Christopher D. Cox, Broc A. Flores, Eric Hostetler, Hong Fan
  • Publication number: 20140256708
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted azetidinecompounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Inventors: Christopher D. Cox, Douglas C. Beshore, June J. Kim, Scott D. Kuduk, Carol A. McVean, Thomas Reger, Justin T. Sheen
  • Publication number: 20140249134
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted triazolyl compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2012
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Inventors: Christopher D. Cox, Vadim Y. Dudkin, June J. Kim, Scott D. Kuduk, Carol A. McVean, Thomas Reger, Justin T. Sheen, Thomas Steele
  • Publication number: 20140228368
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrimidine compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2012
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Inventors: Christopher D. Cox, Vadim Y. Dudkin, Jeffrey Kern, Mark E. Layton, Izzat T. Raheem
  • Patent number: 8785467
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 2-alkoxy pyrimidine compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem, William D. Shipe, Cory R. Theberge
  • Patent number: 8710076
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem, Anthony J. Roecker, John D. Schreier
  • Patent number: 8703770
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyridazine 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: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Swati P. Mercer, Anthony J. Roecker, John D. Schreier
  • Patent number: 8691827
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to amino tetrahydro-pyridopyrimidine compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem, John D. Schreier
  • Patent number: 8685961
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 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: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Karen M. Brashear, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Anthony M. Smith, David B. Whitman
  • Patent number: 8669272
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 11, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, John D. Schreier, David B. Whitman