Patents by Inventor Cynthia Shafer

Cynthia Shafer 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: 10112931
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2a, R2b and R3-R7 are herein. The invention is also directed to compositions containing a compound of formula (I) and to the use of such compounds in the inhibition of mutant IDH proteins having a neomorphic activity. The invention is further directed to the use of a compound of formula (I) in the treatment of diseases or disorders associated with such mutant IDH proteins including, but not limited to, cell-proliferation disorders, such as cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: NOVARTIS AG
    Inventors: Thomas Raymond Caferro, Zhuoliang Chen, Young Shin Cho, Abran Q. Costales, Julian Roy Levell, Gang Liu, James R. Manning, Martin Sendzik, Cynthia Shafer, Michael David Shultz, James Clifford Sutton, Yaping Wang, Qian Zhao
  • Publication number: 20180051015
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2a, R2b and R3-R7 are herein. The invention is also directed to compositions containing a compound of formula (I) and to the use of such compounds in the inhibition of mutant IDH proteins having a neomorphic activity. The invention is further directed to the use of a compound of formula (I) in the treatment of diseases or disorders associated with such mutant IDH proteins including, but not limited to, cell-proliferation disorders, such as cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Publication date: February 22, 2018
    Inventors: Thomas Raymond CAFERRO, Zhuoliang CHEN, Young Shin CHO, Abran Q. COSTALES, Julian Roy LEVELL, Gang LIU, James R. MANNING, Martin SENDZIK, Cynthia SHAFER, Michael David SHULTZ, James Clifford SUTTON, Yaping WANG, Qian ZHAO
  • Patent number: 9688672
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2a, R2b and R3-R7 are herein. The invention is also directed to compositions containing a compound of formula (I) and to the use of such compounds in the inhibition of mutant IDH proteins having a neomorphic activity. The invention is further directed to the use of a compound of formula (I) in the treatment of diseases or disorders associated with such mutant IDH proteins including, but not limited to, cell-proliferation disorders, such as cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: NOVARTIS AG
    Inventors: Thomas Raymond Caferro, Zhuoliang Chen, Young Shin Cho, Abran Q. Costales, Julian Roy Levell, Gang Liu, James R. Manning, Martin Sendzik, Cynthia Shafer, Michael David Shultz, James Clifford Sutton, Yaping Wang, Qian Zhao
  • Patent number: 9546173
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; as further described herein. The present invention further provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds, and combinations comprising these compounds combined with or used with a therapeutic co-agent, as well as therapeutic uses of these compounds and compositions. These are useful in the treatment of diseases such as cancer that are associated with activation of ERK1 and/or ERK2, and especially for MAPK pathway dependent cancers showing resistance to Raf and/or MEK inhibitory cancer therapeutics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Michael Patrick Dillon, Mika Lindvall, Daniel Poon, Savithri Ramurthy, Vivek Rauniyar, Cynthia Shafer, Sharadha Subramanian, Huw Rowland Tanner
  • Publication number: 20160318915
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2a, R2b and R3-R7 are herein. The invention is also directed to compositions containing a compound of formula (I) and to the use of such compounds in the inhibition of mutant IDH proteins having a neomorphic activity. The invention is further directed to the use of a compound of formula (I) in the treatment of diseases or disorders associated with such mutant IDH proteins including, but not limited to, cell-proliferation disorders, such as cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Applicant: NOVARTIS AG
    Inventors: Thomas Raymond CAFERRO, Zhuoliang CHEN, Young Shin CHO, Abran Q. COSTALES, Julian Roy LEVELL, Gang LIU, James R. MANNING, Martin SENDZIK, Cynthia SHAFER, Michael David SHULTZ, James Clifford SUTTON, Yaping WANG, Qian ZHAO
  • Patent number: 9434719
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2a, R2b and R3-R7 are herein. The invention is also directed to compositions containing a compound of formula (I) and to the use of such compounds in the inhibition of mutant IDH proteins having a neomorphic activity. The invention is further directed to the use of a compound of formula (I) in the treatment of diseases or disorders associated with such mutant IDH proteins including, but not limited to, cell-proliferation disorders, such as cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: NOVARTIS AG
    Inventors: Thomas Raymond Caferro, Zhuoliang Chen, Young Shin Cho, Abran Q. Costales, Julian Roy Levell, Gang Liu, James R. Manning, Martin Sendzik, Cynthia Shafer, Michael David Shultz, James Sutton, Yaping Wang, Qian Zhao
  • Publication number: 20150274733
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof; as further described herein. The present invention further provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds, and combinations comprising these compounds combined with or used with a therapeutic co-agent, as well as therapeutic uses of these compounds and compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2013
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Applicant: NOVARTIS AG
    Inventors: Michael Patrick DILLON, Mika LINDVALL, Daniel POON, Savithri RAMURTHY, Vivek RAUNIYAR, Cynthia SHAFER, Sharadha SUBRAMANIAN, Huw TANNER
  • Publication number: 20150152093
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2a, R2b and R3-R7 are herein. The invention is also directed to compositions containing a compound of formula (I) and to the use of such compounds in the inhibition of mutant IDH proteins having a neomorphic activity. The invention is further directed to the use of a compound of formula (I) in the treatment of diseases or disorders associated with such mutant IDH proteins including, but not limited to, cell-proliferation disorders, such as cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Applicant: NOVARTIS AG
    Inventors: Thomas Raymond Caferro, Zhuoliang Chen, Young Shin Cho, Abran Q. Costales, Julian Roy Levell, Gang Liu, James R. Manning, Martin Sendzik, Cynthia Shafer, Michael David Shultz, James Sutton, Yaping Wang, Qian Zhao
  • Patent number: 8957068
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a compound of formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1-R6 are defined herein. The invention is also directed to compositions containing a compound of formula (I) and to the use of such compounds in the inhibition of mutant IDH proteins having a neomorphic activity. The invention is further directed to the use of a compound of formula (I) in the treatment of diseases or disorders associated with such mutant IDH proteins including, but not limited to, cell-proliferation disorders, such as cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Thomas Raymond Caferro, Young Shin Cho, Abran Q. Costales, Huangshu Lei, Francois Lenoir, Julian Roy Levell, Gang Liu, Mark G. Palermo, Keith Bruce Pfister, Martin Sendzik, Cynthia Shafer, Michael David Shultz, Troy Smith, James Clifford Sutton, Bakary-Barry Toure, Fan Yang, Qian Zhao
  • Patent number: 8865732
    Abstract: New substituted heterocyclic compounds, compositions containing them, and methods of using them for the inhibition of Raf kinase activity are provided. The new compounds and compositions may be used either alone or in combination with at least one additional agent for the treatment of a Raf kinase mediated disorder, such as cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Zilin Huang, Jeff Jin, Timothy Machajewski, William R. Antonios-McCrea, Maureen McKenna, Daniel Poon, Paul A. Renhowe, Martin Sendzik, Cynthia Shafer, Aaron Smith, Yongjin Xu, Qiong Zhang, Zheng Chen
  • Publication number: 20140275083
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a formula (I): or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2a, R2b and R3-R7 are herein. The invention is also directed to compositions containing a compound of formula (I) and to the use of such compounds in the inhibition of mutant IDH proteins having a neomorphic activity. The invention is further directed to the use of a compound of formula (I) in the treatment of diseases or disorders associated with such mutant IDH proteins including, but not limited to, cell-proliferation disorders, such as cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: NOVARTIS AG
    Inventors: Thomas Raymond CAFERRO, Zhuoliang CHEN, Young Shin CHO, Abran Q. COSTALES, Julian Roy LEVELL, Gang LIU, James R. MANNING, Martin SENDZIK, Cynthia SHAFER, Michael David SHULTZ, James SUTTON, Yaping WANG, Qian ZHAO
  • Publication number: 20140249135
    Abstract: New compounds, compositions and methods of inhibition of kinase activity associated with tumorigenesis in a human or animal subject are provided. In certain embodiments, the compounds and compositions are effective to inhibit the activity of at least one serine/threonine kinase or receptor tyrosine kinase. The new compounds and compositions may be used either alone or in combination with at least one additional agent for the treatment of a serine/threonine kinase- or receptor tyrosine kinase-mediated disorder, such as cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2014
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Applicant: NOVARTIS AG
    Inventors: Matthew Burger, Mika Lindvall, Wooseok Han, Jiong Lan, Gisele Nishiguchi, Cynthia Shafer, Cornelia Bellamacina, Kay Huh, Gordana Atallah, Christopher McBride, William Antonios-McCrea, JR., Tatiana Zavorotinskaya, Annette Walter, Pablo Dominguez Garcia
  • Patent number: 8822497
    Abstract: New compounds, compositions and methods of inhibition of kinase activity associated with tumorigenesis in a human or animal subject are provided. In certain embodiments, the compounds and compositions are effective to inhibit the activity of at least one serine/threonine kinase or receptor tyrosine kinase. The new compounds and compositions may be used either alone or in combination with at least one additional agent for the treatment of a serine/threonine kinase- or receptor tyrosine kinase-mediated disorder, such as cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Matthew Burger, Mika Lindvall, Wooseok Han, Jiong Lan, Gisele Nishiguchi, Cynthia Shafer, Cornelia Bellamacina, Kay Huh, Gordana Atallah, Christopher McBride, William Antonios-McCrea, Jr., Tatiana Zavorotinskaya, Annette Walter, Pablo Garcia
  • Publication number: 20140235620
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a compound of formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1-R6 are defined herein. The invention is also directed to compositions containing a compound of formula (I) and to the use of such compounds in the inhibition of mutant IDH proteins having a neomorphic activity. The invention is further directed to the use of a compound of formula (I) in the treatment of diseases or disorders associated with such mutant IDH proteins including, but not limited to, cell-proliferation disorders, such as cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2012
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: NOVARTIS AG
    Inventors: Thomas Raymond Caferro, Young Shin Cho, Abran Q. Costales, Huangshu Lei, Francois Lenoir, Julian Roy Levell, Gang Liu, Mark G. Palermo, Keith Bruce Pfister, Martin Sendzik, Cynthia Shafer, Michael David Shultz, Troy Smith, James Clifford Sutton, Bakary-Barry Toure, Fan Yang, Qian Zhao
  • Patent number: 8592459
    Abstract: New substituted benzimidazole compounds, compositions, and methods of inhibition of kinase activity associated with tumorigenesis in a human or animal subject are provided. In certain embodiments, the compounds and compositions are effective to inhibit the activity of at least one serine/threonine kinase or receptor tyrosine kinase. The new compounds and compositions may be used either alone or in combination with at least one additional agent for the treatment of a serine/threonine kinase- or receptor tyrosine kinase-mediated disorder, such as cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Mina E. Aikawa, Payman Amiri, Jeffrey H. Dove, Barry Haskell Levine, Christopher McBride, Teresa E. Pick, Daniel J. Poon, Savithri Ramurthy, Paul A. Renhowe, Cynthia Shafer, Darrin Stuart, Sharadha Subramanian
  • Publication number: 20130210818
    Abstract: New substituted heterocyclic compounds, compositions containing them, and methods of using them for the inhibition of Raf kinase activity are provided. The new compounds and compositions may be used either alone or in combination with at least one additional agent for the treatment of a Raf kinase mediated disorder, such as cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2012
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Inventors: Zilin Huang, Jeff Jin, Timothy Machajewski, William R. Antonios-McCrea, Maureen McKenna, Daniel Poon, Paul A. Renhowe, Martin Sendzik, Cynthia Shafer, Aaron Smith, Yongjin Xu, Qiong Zhang, Zheng Chen
  • Publication number: 20120208815
    Abstract: New compounds, compositions and methods of inhibition of kinase activity associated with tumorigenesis in a human or animal subject are provided. In certain embodiments, the compounds and compositions are effective to inhibit the activity of at least one serine/threonine kinase or receptor tyrosine kinase. The new compounds and compositions may be used either alone or in combination with at least one additional agent for the treatment of a serine/threonine kinase- or receptor tyrosine kinase-mediated disorder, such as cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2008
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Inventors: Matthew Burger, Mika Lindvall, Wooseok Han, Jiong Lan, Gisele Nishiguchi, Cynthia Shafer, Comelia Bellamacina, Kay Huh, Gordana Atallah, Christopher Mcbride, William Antonios-Mccrea, JR., Tatiana Zavorotinskaya, Annette Walter, Pablo Garcia
  • Patent number: 8129394
    Abstract: Novel imidazole compounds of the general formula are disclosed, wherein R1 and R2 comprise heteroaryl groups. These compounds and compositions containing them are useful in methods to treat Raf kinase-mediated disorders such as cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2012
    Assignee: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Zilin Hunag, Jeff Jin, Timothy Machajewski, William R. Antonios-McCrea, Maureen McKenna, Daniel Poon, Paul A. Renhowe, Martin Sendzik, Cynthia Shafer, Aaron Smith, Yongjin Xu, Qiong Zhang, Zheng Chen
  • Publication number: 20100234394
    Abstract: New substituted benzimidazole compounds, compositions, and methods of inhibition of kinase activity associated with tumorigenesis in a human or animal subject are provided. In certain embodiments, the compounds and compositions are effective to inhibit the activity of at least one serine/threonine kinase or receptor tyrosine kinase. The new compounds and compositions may be used either alone or in combination with at least one additional agent for the treatment of a serine/threonine kinase- or receptor tyrosine kinase-mediated disorder, such as cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2010
    Publication date: September 16, 2010
    Inventors: Mina E. Aikawa, Payman Amiri, Jeffrey H. Dove, Barry Haskell Levine, Christopher McBride, Teresa E. Pick, Daniel J. Poon, Savithri Ramurthy, Paul A. Renhowe, Cynthia Shafer, Darrin Stuart, Sharadha Subramanian
  • Patent number: 7732465
    Abstract: New substituted benzimidazole compounds, compositions, and methods of inhibition of kinase activity associated with tumorigenesis in a human or animal subject are provided. In certain embodiments, the compounds and compositions are effective to inhibit the activity of at least one serine/threonine kinase or receptor tyrosine kinase. The new compounds and compositions may be used either alone or in combination with at least one additional agent for the treatment of a serine/threonine kinase- or receptor tyrosine kinase-mediated disorder, such as cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2010
    Assignee: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc.
    Inventors: Mina E. Aikawa, Payman Amiri, Jeffrey H. Dove, Barry Haskell Levine, Christopher McBride, Teresa E. Pick, Daniel J. Poon, Savithri Ramurthy, Paul A. Renhowe, Cynthia Shafer, Darrin Stuart, Sharadha Subramanian