Patents by Inventor Edward J. Brnardic

Edward J. Brnardic 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: 10961215
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain substituted N-aryl and N-heteroaryl piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, R5 and R6 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, may be useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu
  • Patent number: 10894775
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein X, Y, R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu, Bin Zhu, Chuanman Huang
  • Publication number: 20200261411
    Abstract: The present invention relates to pyrrolidine sulfonamide analogs, pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use as TRPV4 antagonists.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Edward J. BRNARDIC, Carl A. BROOKS, Brian Griffin LAWHORN, Guosen YE, Linda S. BARTON, Brian W. BUDZIK, Jay M. MATTHEWS, John Jeffrey McATEE, Jaclyn R. PATTERSON, Joseph E. PERO, Robert SANCHEZ, Matthew Robert SENDER, Lamont Roscoe TERRELL, David J. BEHM, James V. THOMAS
  • Publication number: 20200247754
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain substituted aryl and heteroaryl ether compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein X, R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu, Bin Zhu
  • Patent number: 10588891
    Abstract: The present invention relates to pyrrolidine sulfonamide analogs, pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use as TRPV4 antagonists.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: GlaxoSmithKline Intellectual Property Development Limited
    Inventors: Edward J. Brnardic, Carl A. Brooks, Brian Griffin Lawhorn, Guosen Ye, Linda S. Barton, Brian W. Budzik, Jay M. Matthews, John Jeffrey McAtee, Jaclyn R. Patterson, Joseph E. Pero, Robert Sanchez, Matthew Robert Sender, Lamont Roscoe Terrell, David J. Behm, James V. Thomas
  • Patent number: 10590077
    Abstract: The present invention relates to pyrrolidine sulfonamide analogs, pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use as TRPV4 antagonists.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: GlaxoSmithKline Intellectual Property Development Limited
    Inventors: Edward J. Brnardic, Carl A. Brooks, Brian W. Budzik, Brian Griffin Lawhorn, Jay M. Matthews, John Jeffrey McAtee, Joseph E. Pero, David J. Behm
  • Publication number: 20200039951
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain substituted N-aryl and N-heteroaryl piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, R5 and R6 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, may be useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu
  • Publication number: 20190375716
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein X, Y, R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu, Bin Zhu, Chuanman Huang
  • Publication number: 20190216774
    Abstract: The present invention relates to pyrrolidine sulfonamide analogs, pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use as TRPV4 antagonists.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Edward J. BRNARDIC, Carl A. BROOKS, Brian Griffin LAWHORN, Guosen YE, Lisa S. BARTON, Brian W. BUDZIK, Jay M. MATTHEWS, John Jeffrey McATEE, Jacyln R. PATTERSON, Joseph E. PERO, Robert SANCHEZ, Matthew Robert SENDER, Lamont Roscoe TERRELL, David J. BEHM, James V. THOMAS
  • Publication number: 20190202784
    Abstract: The present invention relates to pyrrolidine sulfonamide analogs, pharmaceutical compositions containing them and their use as TRPV4 antagonists.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Edward J. BRNARDIC, Carl A. BROOKS, Brian W. BUDZIK, Brian Griffin LAWHORN, Jay M. MATTHEWS, John Jeffrey McATEE, Joseh E. PERO, David J. BEHM
  • Patent number: 10239849
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides substituted cyanopyridine containing compounds of the Formula (I): and acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, X, Y, Q, and the moiety are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Edward J. Brnardic, Yuntae Kim, Robert S. Meissner, Vanessa L. Rada, Shawn J. Stachel, Celina V. Zerbinatti
  • Publication number: 20180327374
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides substituted cyanopyridine containing compounds of the Formula (I): and acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, X, Y, Q, and the moiety are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Edward J. Brnardic, Yuntae Kim, Robert S. Meissner, Vanessa L. Rada, Shawn J. Stachel, Celina V. Zerbinatti
  • Publication number: 20180305332
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain substituted bispiperidinyl compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, L, R4, Q and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2016
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Shawn J. Stachel, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Peter J. Manley, Zhaoyang Meng, Kausik K. Nanda, Michael T. Rudd, Jenny Wai
  • Publication number: 20110124661
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to oxazolobenzimidazole derivatives which are potentiators of metabotropic glutamate receptors, particularly the mGluR2 receptor, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders associated with glutamate dysfunction and diseases in which metabotropic glutamate 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 metabotropic glutamate receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2009
    Publication date: May 26, 2011
    Inventors: Edward J. Brnardic, Antonella Converso, Mark E. Fraley, Robert M. Garbaccio, Shaei Y. Huang
  • Publication number: 20110065669
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to oxazolobenzimidazole derivatives which are potentiators of metabotropic glutamate receptors, particularly the mGluR2 receptor, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders associated with glutamate dysfunction and diseases in which metabotropic glutamate 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 metabotropic glutamate receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2009
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Edward J. Brnardic, Mark E. Fraley, Robert M. Garbaccio
  • Patent number: 7550477
    Abstract: The instant invention provides for compounds which comprise fused pyrazoles that inhibit CHK1 activity. The invention also provides for compositions comprising such inhibitory compounds and methods of inhibiting CHK1 activity by administering the compound to a patient in need of treatment of cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2009
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Edward J. Brnardic, Mark E. Fraley
  • Patent number: 7501435
    Abstract: The instant invention provides for compounds which comprise substituted triazoloquinazolinones that inhibit CHK1 activity. The invention also provides for compositions comprising such inhibitory compounds and methods of inhibiting CHK1 activity by administering the compound to a patient in need of treatment of cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2009
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth L. Arrington, Edward J. Brnardic, Vadim Y. Dudkin, Mark E. Fraley, Shaei Y. Huang, Cheng Wang
  • Patent number: 7485649
    Abstract: The instant invention provides for compounds which comprise fused pyrazoles that inhibit CHK1 activity. The invention also provides for compositions comprising such inhibitory compounds and methods of inhibiting CHK1 activity by administering the compound to a patient in need of treatment of cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2009
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Edward J. Brnardic, Mark E. Fraley, Robert M. Garbaccio
  • Publication number: 20090023767
    Abstract: The instant invention provides for compounds which comprise fused pyrazoles that inhibit CHK1 activity. The invention also provides for compositions comprising such inhibitory compounds and methods of inhibiting CHK1 activity by administering the compound to a patient in need of treatment of cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2006
    Publication date: January 22, 2009
    Inventors: Edward J. Brnardic, Mark E. Fraley
  • Publication number: 20080214594
    Abstract: The instant invention provides for compounds which comprise fused pyrazoles that inhibit CHK1 activity. The invention also provides for compositions comprising such inhibitory compounds and methods of inhibiting CHK1 activity by administering the compound to a patient in need of treatment of cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2006
    Publication date: September 4, 2008
    Inventors: Edward J. Brnardic, Mark E. Fraley, Robert M. Garbaccio