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: 20240043535
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to novel immune activating Fc domain binding molecules for activation of immune cells and re-direction to specific target cells. In addition, the present invention relates to polynucleotides encoding such 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: December 16, 2022
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Maria Amann, Alejandro Carpy Gutierrez Cirlos, Christina Claus, Laura Codarri Deak, Diana Darowski, Tanja Fauti, Claudia Ferrara Koller, Anne Freimoser-Grundschober, Sylvia Herter, Thomas Hofer, Christian Klein, Laura Lauener, Stephane Leclair, Ekkehard Moessner, Christiane Neumann, Pablo Umaña, Ali Bransi, Marlena Surówka
  • Publication number: 20240042022
    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: September 8, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Anne FREIMOSER-GRUNDSCHOBER, Thomas HOFER, Ralf HOSSE, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Valeria G. NICOLINI, Pablo UMAÑA, Inja WALDHAUER, Wolfgang RICHTER, Alexander KNAUPP, Halina TROCHANOWSKA
  • Publication number: 20240018259
    Abstract: The invention relates to engineered nolyneptides comprising Fc variants and their uses. More specifically, Fc variants are described exhibiting reduced effector function. These variantg cause a benefit for a patient suffering from a disease which could be treated with an antibody for which it is desirable to reduce the effector function elicited by antibodies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2023
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Applicant: Roche GlycArt AG
    Inventors: Monika BAEHNER, Stefan JENEWEIN, Manfred KUBBIES, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Tilman SCHLOTHAUER
  • Publication number: 20240018240
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to antibodies that bind to CD3 and PLAP, 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: December 8, 2022
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Ali Bransi, Alejandro Carpy Gutierrez Cirlos, Anne Freimoser-Grundschober, Kerstin Hofer, Thomas Hofer, Tommy Kuehnl, Ekkehard Moessner, Christiane Neumann
  • Publication number: 20230416365
    Abstract: The present invention relates to tumor targeted bispecific agonistic antigen binding molecules characterized by monovalent binding to CD28, methods for their production, pharmaceutical compositions containing these antibodies, and methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2022
    Publication date: December 28, 2023
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Guy GEORGES, Thomas HOFER, Ralf HOSSE, Christian KLEIN, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Johannes SAM, Pablo UMAÑA, Jenny THOM, Stephan GASSER, Jean-Baptiste VALLIER, Tanja FAUTI
  • Publication number: 20230390338
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to antigen binding receptors capable of specific binding to mutated Fc domains with reduced Fc receptor binding and T cells expressing these antigen binding receptors. More precisely, the present invention relates to T cells, transfected/transduced with an antigen binding receptor which is recruited by specifically binding to/interacting with the mutated Fc domain of therapeutic antibodies. Furthermore, the invention relates to a kit comprising the T cells of the invention and/or nucleic acid molecules, vectors expressing antigen binding receptors of the present invention and (a) tumor targeting antibody/antibodies comprising a mutated Fc domain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2023
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Inventors: Kay-Gunnar STUBENRAUCH, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Christian KLEIN, Diana DAROWSKI
  • Publication number: 20230365711
    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: March 9, 2023
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Applicant: Roche Glycart AG
    Inventors: Thomas U. Hofer, Ralf Hosse, Ekkehard Moessner, Pablo Umana
  • Publication number: 20230348620
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) capable of targeting p95HER2-expressing cells. The invention also relates to a single-chain variable fragment (ScFv), to an antigen-binding domain and to an antibody or antibody fragment thereof capable of binding to the p95HER2 antigen. The invention also relates to a method of cancer diagnosis and to a pharmaceutical composition for use in a method of preventing or treating cancer comprising the CAR and/or the antigen-binding domain or the antibody of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Inventors: Joaquin ARRIBAS LOPEZ, Irene RIUS RUIZ, Macarena ROMAN ALONSO, Alena GROS VIDAL, Carlos Alberto FAJARDO CALDERON, Christian KLEIN, Ekkehard MOESSNER
  • Publication number: 20230340160
    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: April 17, 2023
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Inventors: Oliver AST, Peter BRUENKER, Tanja FAUTI, Anne FREIMOSER-GRUNDSCHOBER, Christiane NEUMANN, Christian KLEIN, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Pablo UMANA
  • Patent number: 11787873
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bispecific HER2 antibodies, novel HER2 antibody variants, methods for their production, pharmaceutical compositions containing said antibodies, and uses thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Rebecca Croasdale-Wood, Lydia Jasmin Hanisch, Guy Georges, Thomas Hofer, Ralf Hosse, Christian Klein, Ekkehard Moessner, Samuel Moser, Wolfgang Schaefer, Juergen Michael Schanzer, Werner Scheuer, Claudio Sustmann, Pablo Umana
  • Patent number: 11788205
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to specificity assays using cell cultures, in particular to chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) expressing reporter T (CAR-T cell) assays to test antigen binding moieties in different formats. Furthermore, the present invention relates to the use of CAR-T cells, transfected/transduced with an engineered chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) comprising a target antigen binding moiety capable of specific binding to a target antigen, e.g., tumor associated antigens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Inventors: Christian Klein, Ekkehard Moessner, Lydia Jasmin Hanisch, Wei Xu, Camille Loise Sophie Delon, Diana Darowski, Christian Jost, Vesna Pulko
  • Publication number: 20230322950
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to antigen binding receptors capable of specific binding to an Fc domain comprising the amino acid mutation P329G according to EU numbering. The present invention also relates to T cells, transduced with a antigen binding receptor which is recruited by specifically binding to/interacting with the mutated Fc domain of therapeutic antibodies. Furthermore, the invention relates to a kit comprising the transduced T cells of the invention and/or nucleic acid molecules, vectors encoding the antigen binding receptors of the present invention and tumor targeting antibodies comprising a mutated Fc domain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2023
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Diana DAROWSKI, Anne FREIMOSER-GRUNDSCHOBER, Christian KLEIN, Ekkehard MOESSNER
  • Publication number: 20230322957
    Abstract: The invention relates to new antibodies against BCMA, their manufacture and use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2022
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Inventors: Minh Diem Vu, Klaus Strein, Oliver Ast, Marina Bacac, Camille Delon, Lydia Jasmin Hanisch, Anne Freimoser-Grundschober, Christian Klein, Ekkehard Moessner, Samuel Moser, Pablo Umana, Tina Weinzierl
  • Patent number: 11780920
    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: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: 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
  • Patent number: 11780919
    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: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: 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: 20230312710
    Abstract: The present invention relates to antibodies against human CD19 (anti-human CD19 antibodies), methods for their production, pharmaceutical compositions containing these antibodies, and methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2022
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Hofer, Claudia Ferrara Koller, Ekkehard Moessner, Mi He
  • Publication number: 20230287145
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to novel protease-activatable T cell activating bispecific molecules and idiotype-specific polypeptides. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding such protease-activatable T cell activating bispecific molecules and idiotype-specific polypeptides, and vectors and host cells comprising such polynucleotides. The invention further relates to methods for producing the protease-activatable T cell activating bispecific molecules and idiotype-specific polypeptides of the invention, and to methods of using these protease-activatable T cell activating bispecific molecules and idiotype-specific polypeptides in the treatment of disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2022
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Peter BRUENKER, Alejandro CARPY GUTIERREZ CIRLOS, Anne FREIMOSER-GRUNDSCHOBER, Martina GEIGER, Thomas HOFER, Christian KLEIN, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Christiane NEUMANN
  • Publication number: 20230277662
    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: April 26, 2023
    Publication date: September 7, 2023
    Inventors: Anne FREIMOSER-GRUNDSCHOBER, Thomas HOFER, Ralf HOSSE, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Valeria G. NICOLINI, Pablo UMAÑA, Inja WALDHAUER, Wolfgang RICHTER, Alexander KNAUPP, Halina TROCHANOWSKA
  • Publication number: 20230265177
    Abstract: The invention provides humanized anti-human Tau(pS422) antibodies and methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2022
    Publication date: August 24, 2023
    Inventors: Stefan Dengl, Thomas Emrich, Guy Georges, Ulrich Goepfert, Fiona Grueninger, Adrian Hugenmatter, Anton Jochner, Hubert Kettenberger, Joerg Moelleken, Ekkehard Moessner, Olaf Mundigl, Jens Niewoehner, Tilman Schlothauer, Michael Molhoj, Kevin Brady
  • Publication number: 20230212312
    Abstract: The present invention relates to trispecific antibodies binding to HER2 and a blood-brain barrier receptor (BBB-R), methods for their production, pharmaceutical compositions containing said antibodies, and uses thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2022
    Publication date: July 6, 2023
    Applicant: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Christian KLEIN, Julia KRUEGER, Ekkehard MOESSNER, Jens NIEWOEHNER