Patents by Inventor Ekkehard Moessner

Ekkehard Moessner 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: 20220204616
    Abstract: Herein is reported an antibody that specifically hinds to human CD 19, wherein the antibody comprises (a) HVR-H1 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 03, (b) HVR-H2 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 11, (c) HVR-H3 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 05, (d) HVR-L1 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 20 or 28, (e) HVR-L2 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 07, and (f) HVR-L3 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 08, as well as methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Claudia Ferrara Koller, Guy Georges, Alexander Haas, Hubert Kettenberger, Ekkehard Moessner, Tilman Schlothauer, Michael Molhoj, Laurent Lariviere
  • Patent number: 11365232
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to fusion proteins of immunoglobulins and interleukin-2 (IL-2). In addition, the present invention relates to polynucleotides encoding such fusion proteins, and vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further relates to methods for producing the fusion proteins of the invention, and to methods of using them in the treatment of disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: Roche Glycart AG
    Inventors: Ralf Hosse, Christian Klein, Ekkehard Moessner, Laurence Bernard Peterson, Pablo Umana, Linda Wicker
  • Patent number: 11332545
    Abstract: The invention provides antibodies against Fibroblast Activation Protein (FAP) and methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: ROCHE GLYCART AG
    Inventors: Marina Bacac, Anne Freimoser-Grundschober, Ralf Hosse, Christian Klein, Ekkehard Moessner, Valeria G. Nicolini, Pablo Umana
  • Patent number: 11306154
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel TNF family ligand trimer-containing antigen binding molecules comprising (a) at least one moiety capable of specific binding to a target cell antigen and (b) a first and a second polypeptide that are linked to each other by a disulfide bond, characterized in that the first polypeptide comprises two ectodomains of a TNF ligand family member or fragments thereof that are connected to each other by a peptide linker and in that the second polypeptide comprises only one ectodomain of said TNF ligand family member or a fragment thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Maria Amann, Peter Bruenker, Christina Claus, Claudia Ferrara Koller, Sandra Grau-Richards, Christian Klein, Viktor Levitski, Ekkehard Moessner, Joerg Thomas Regula, Pablo Umana
  • Patent number: 11286300
    Abstract: Herein is reported an antibody that specifically binds to human CD 19, wherein the antibody comprises (a) HVR-H1 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 03, (b) HVR-H2 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 11, (c) HVR-H3 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 05, (d) HVR-L1 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 20 or 28, (e) HVR-L2 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 07, and (f) HVR-L3 comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 08, as well as methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Claudia Ferrara Koller, Guy Georges, Alexander Haas, Hubert Kettenberger, Ekkehard Moessner, Tilman Schlothauer, Michael Molhoj, Laurent Lariviere
  • Patent number: 11267903
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel TNF family ligand trimer-containing antigen binding molecules comprising (a) at least one moiety capable of specific binding to a target cell antigen and (b) a first and a second polypeptide that are linked to each other by a disulfide bond, characterized in that the first polypeptide comprises two ectodomains of a TNF ligand family member or fragments thereof that are connected to each other by a peptide linker and in that the second polypeptide comprises only one ectodomain of said TNF ligand family member or a fragment thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: Hofmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Maria Amann, Peter Bruenker, Christina Claus, Claudia Ferrara Koller, Sandra Grau-Richards, Christian Klein, Viktor Levitski, Ekkehard Moessner, Joerg Thomas Regula, Pablo Umana
  • Publication number: 20220064296
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to novel bispecific antigen binding molecules for T cell activation and re-direction to specific target cells. In addition, the present invention relates to polynucleotides encoding such bispecific antigen binding molecules, and vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further relates to methods for producing the bispecific antigen binding molecules of the invention, and to methods of using these bispecific antigen binding molecules in the treatment of disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Marina BACAC, Thomas HOFER, Ralf HOSSE, Christiane NEUMANN, Christian KLEIN, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Pablo UMANA, Tina WEINZIERL
  • Publication number: 20220041747
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to antibodies that bind to STEAP-1, including bispecific antigen binding molecules e.g. for activating T cells. In addition, the present invention relates to polynucleotides encoding such antibodies, and vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further relates to methods for producing the antibodies, and to methods of using them in the treatment of disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas HOFER, Maximiliane KOENIG, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Jens NIEWOEHNER, Tina WEINZIERL, Laurent LARIVIERE
  • Publication number: 20220025046
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel bispecific antigen binding molecules, comprising at least two antigen binding domains capable of specific binding to OX40 and a particular antigen binding domain capable of specific binding to Fibroblast Activation Protein (FAP), and to methods of producing these molecules and to methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Maria AMANN, Juergen Peter BACHL, Alexander BUJOTZEK, Carina CANTRILL, Harald DUERR, Janine FAIGLE, Sabine IMHOF-JUNG, Christian KLEIN, Thomas KRAFT, Estelle MARRER-BERGER, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Laurene POUSSE, Petra RUEGER, Johannes SAM, Roland STAACK, Dietrich TUERCK, Pablo UMANA, Joerg ZIELONKA
  • Publication number: 20220010015
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to antibodies that bind to CD3, including multispecific antibodies e.g. for activating T cells. In addition, the present invention relates to polynucleotides encoding such antibodies, and vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further relates to methods for producing the antibodies, and to methods of using them in the treatment of disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Alejandro CARPY GUTIERREZ CIRLOS, Anne FREIMOSER-GRUNDSCHOBER, Thomas HOFER, Christian KLEIN, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Christiane NEUMANN, Pablo Umaña
  • Publication number: 20220010014
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to antibodies that bind to CD3 and CD19, e.g. for activating T cells. In addition, the present invention relates to polynucleotides encoding such antibodies, and vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further relates to methods for producing the antibodies, and to methods of using them in the treatment of disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Anne Freimoser-Grundschober, Maria Valeria Gonzalez Nicolini, Ralf Hosse, Alexander Knaupp, Ekkehard Moessner, Wolfgang Richter, Halina Trochanowska, Pablo Umaña, Christian Klein, Inja Waldhauer
  • Publication number: 20220002441
    Abstract: The present invention provides antigen binding molecules (ABMs) which bind membrane-bound CEA, including ABMs with improved therapeutic properties, and methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Thomas U. Hofer, Ralf Hosse, Ekkehard Moessner, Pablo Umana
  • Patent number: 11214622
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bispecific antibodies comprising at least one antigen binding site specific for DR5 and at least one antigen binding site specific for FAP, antibodies specific for DR5, methods for their production, pharmaceutical compositions containing said antibodies, and uses thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: ROCHE GLYCART AG
    Inventors: Peter Bruenker, Sherif Daouti, Ningping Feng, Claudia Ferrara Koller, Guy Georges, Sandra Grau-Richards, Ralf Hosse, Christian Klein, Maximiliane Koenig, Joerg Moelleken, Ekkehard Moessner, Huifeng Niu, Kathryn E. Packman, Valeria Runza, Stefan Seeber, Pablo Umana, Inja Waldhauer, Huisheng Wang, Barbara Weiser
  • Publication number: 20210403562
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to antibodies that bind to CD3, including multi specific antibodies e.g. for activating T cells. In addition, the present invention relates to polynucleotides encoding such antibodies, and vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further relates to methods for producing the antibodies, and to methods of using them in the treatment of disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: Anne FREIMOSER-GRUNDSCHOBER, Thomas HOFER, Ralf HOSSE, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Valeria G. NICOLINI, Pablo UMAÑA, Inja WALDHAUER, Wolfgang RICHTER, Alexander KNAUPP, Halina TROCHANOWSKA
  • Patent number: 11192957
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to antibodies that bind to HLA-A2/WT1, including bispecific antigen binding molecules e.g. for activating T cells. In addition, the present invention relates to polynucleotides encoding such antibodies, and vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further relates to methods for producing the antibodies, and to methods of using them in the treatment of disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Joerg Benz, Christian Klein, Stefan Klostermann, Ekkehard Moessner, Johannes Sam, Pablo Umaña, Lydia Jasmin Hanisch, Alexander Bujotzek, Wei Xu
  • Patent number: 11180571
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to antibodies that bind to STEAP-1, including bispecific antigen binding molecules e.g. for activating T cells. In addition, the present invention relates to polynucleotides encoding such antibodies, and vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further relates to methods for producing the antibodies, and to methods of using them in the treatment of disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Hofer, Maximiliane Koenig, Ekkehard Moessner, Jens Niewoehner, Tina Weinzierl, Laurent Lariviere
  • Publication number: 20210324085
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to antibodies specific for asialoglycoprotein receptor (ASGPR) and their use for selectively delivering effector moieties that influence cellular activity. In addition, the present invention relates to polynucleotides encoding such antibodies, and vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further relates to methods for producing the antibodies of the invention, and to methods of using them in the treatment of disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2020
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Thomas Hofer, Changhua Ji, Ekkehard Moessner, Pablo Umana
  • Patent number: 11149083
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel TNF family ligand trimer-containing antigen binding molecules comprising (a) at least one antigen binding moiety capable of specific binding to Tenascin-C (TnC) and (b) a first and a second polypeptide that are linked to each other by a disulfide bond, wherein the antigen binding molecules are characterized in that the first polypeptide comprises two ectodomains of a TNF ligand family member or two fragments thereof that are connected to each other by a peptide linker and in that the second polypeptide comprises only one ectodomain of said TNF ligand family member or a fragment thereof. The invention further relates to methods of producing these molecules and to methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Maria Amann, Peter Bruenker, Christina Claus, Claudia Ferrara Koller, Sandra Grau-Richards, Christian Klein, Viktor Levitski, Ekkehard Moessner, Pablo Umana
  • Patent number: 11130822
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to antigen-specific immunoconjugates for selectively delivering effector moieties that influence cellular activity. More specifically, the invention provides novel immunoconjugates comprising a first antigen binding moiety, an Fc domain and a single effector moiety. In addition, the present invention relates to polynucleotides encoding such immunoconjugates, and vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further relates to methods for producing the immunoconjugates of the invention, and to methods of using these immunoconjugates in the treatment of disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: ROCHE GLYCART AG
    Inventors: Oliver Ast, Peter Bruenker, Thomas U. Hofer, Ralf Hosse, Christian Klein, Ekkehard Moessner, Pablo Umana
  • Patent number: 11111312
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to mutant interleukin-2 polypeptides that exhibit reduced affinity to the ?-subunit of the IL-2 receptor, for use as immunotherapeutic agents. In addition, the invention relates to immunoconjugates comprising said mutant IL-2 polypeptides, polynucleotide molecules encoding the mutant IL-2 polypeptides or immunoconjugates, and vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotide molecules. The invention further relates to methods for producing the mutant IL-2 polypeptides or immunoconjugates, pharmaceutical compositions comprising the same, and uses thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: ROCHE GLYCART AG
    Inventors: Oliver Ast, Peter Bruenker, Anne Freimoser-Grundschober, Sylvia Herter, Thomas U. Hofer, Ralf Hosse, Christian Klein, Ekkehard Moessner, Valeria G. Nicolini, Pablo Umana