Patents by Inventor Harry R. Chobanian

Harry R. Chobanian 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: 10968232
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael Miller, Harry R. Chobanian, Shuwen He, Jinsong Hao, Barbara Pio, Yan Guo, Dong Xiao
  • Publication number: 20210070745
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to compounds of formula I that are useful as modulators of 7 nAChR, compositions comprising such compounds, and the use of such compounds for preventing, treating, or ameliorating disease, particularly disorders of the central nervous system such as cognitive impairments in Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and schizophrenia, as well as for L-DOPA induced-dyskinesia and inflammation (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Brendan M. Crowley, Brian T. Campbell, Harry R. Chobanian, James I. Fells, Deodial G. Guiadeen, Thomas J. Greshock, Kenneth J. Leavitt, Vanessa L. Rada, Ian M. Bell
  • Patent number: 10676458
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Merch Sharp & Dohne Corp. Rahway
    Inventors: Michael Miller, Harry R. Chobanian
  • Publication number: 20200140411
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are inhibitors of Nav1.8 channel activity and may be useful in the treatment, prevention, management, amelioration, control and suppression of diseases mediated by Nav1.8 channel activity. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment, prevention or management of pain disorders, cough disorders, acute itch disorders, and chronic itch disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Ashok Arasappan, Ian M. Bell, Michael J. Breslin, Christopher James Bungard, Christopher S. Burgey, Harry R. Chobanian, Jason M. Cox, Anthony T. Ginnetti, Deodial Guy Guiadeen, Kristen L. G. Jones, Mark E. Layton, Hong Liu, Jian Liu, James J. Perkins, Shawn J. Stachel, Linda M. Suen-Lai, Zhe Wu
  • Publication number: 20190367495
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael Miller, Harry R. Chobanian, Shuwen He, Jinsong Hao, Barbara Pio
  • Publication number: 20190337961
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael Miller, Harry R. Chobanian, Shuwen He, Jinsong Hao, Barbara Pio, Yan Guo, Dong Xiao
  • Publication number: 20190071412
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael Miller, Harry R. Chobanian
  • Patent number: 9957219
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Thomas Bara, Harry R. Chobanian, Yan Guo, Hubert Josien, Michael Miller, Barbara Pio, Christopher W. Plummer, Cangming Yang, Dong Xiao
  • Patent number: 9840512
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Linda L. Brockunier, Helen Chen, Harry R. Chobanian, Matthew J. H. Clements, Alejandro Crespo, Duane E. DeMong, Yan Guo, William K. Hagmann, Karen M. Marcantonio, Michael Miller, Barbara Pio, Christopher W. Plummer, Dong Xiao
  • Publication number: 20160280626
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2014
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Inventors: Thomas Bara, Harry R. Chobanian, Yan Guo, Hubert Josien, Michael Miller, Barbara Pio, Christopher W. Plummer, Cangming Yang, Dong Xiao
  • Publication number: 20160002255
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are agonists of G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) and may be useful in the treatment, prevention and suppression of diseases mediated by the G-protein-coupled receptor 40. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, and of conditions that are often associated with this disease, including obesity and lipid disorders, such as mixed or diabetic dyslipidemia, hyperlipidemia, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertriglyceridemia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Inventors: Linda L. Brockunier, Helen Chen, Harry R. Chobanian, Matthew J. H. Clements, Alejandro Crespo, Duane E. DeMong, Yan Guo, William K. Hagmann, Karen M. Marcantonio, Michael Miller, Barbara Pio, Christopher W. Plummer, Dong Xiao
  • Patent number: 9139585
    Abstract: This invention relates to compounds of Formula I-VI having the following general structure: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof which are inhibitors of the Renal Outer Medullary Potassium (ROMK) channel (Kir1.1). The compounds are useful as diuretics and natriuretics and therefore are useful for the therapy and prophylaxis of disorders resulting from excessive salt and water retention, including cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension and chronic and acute heart failure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Shawn P. Walsh, Alexander Pasternak, Reynalda K. DeJesus, Haifeng Tang, Barbara Pio, Aurash Shahripour, Kevin M. Belyk, Harry R. Chobanian, Yan Guo, Jessica L. Frie, Zhi-Cai Shi, Helen Chen, Timothy A. Blizzard, Brian Cato
  • Patent number: 8999991
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of Formula I and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, which are inhibitors of the ROMK (Kir1.1) channel. The compounds act as diuretics and natriuretics and are valuable pharmaceutically active compounds for the therapy and prophylaxis of medical conditions including cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension and conditions resulting from excessive salt and water retention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Haifeng Tang, Barbara Pio, Harry R. Chobanian
  • Publication number: 20140309213
    Abstract: This invention relates to compounds of Formula I-VI having the following general structure: Z1—Y1—(CH2)n1—R—(CH2)n2—Y2—Z2 wherein R is a 6-8 membered saturated heterocyclic ring having 2 Nitrogen atoms connected with —(CH2)n1— and —(CH2)n2—, respectively, and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof which are inhibitors of the Renal Outer Medullary Potassium (ROMK) channel (Kir1.1). The compounds are useful as diuretics and natriuretics and therefore are useful for the therapy and prophylaxis of disorders resulting from excessive salt and water retention, including cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension and chronic and acute heart failure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2012
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Inventors: Shawn P. Walsh, Alexander Pasternak, Reynalda K. DeJesus, Haifeng Tang, Barbara Pio, Aurash Shahripour, Kevin M. Belyk, Harry R. Chobanian, Yan Guo, Jessica L. Frie, Zhi-Cai Shi, Helen Chen, Timothy A. Blizzard, Brian Cato
  • Publication number: 20140288088
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of Formula I and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, which are inhibitors of the ROMK (Kir1.1) channel. The compounds act as diuretics and natriuretics and are valuable pharmaceutically active compounds for the therapy and prophylaxis of medical conditions including cardiovascular diseases such as hypertension and conditions resulting from excessive salt and water retention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2012
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Inventors: Haifeng Tang, Barbara Pio, Harry R. Chobanian
  • Publication number: 20130030000
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a composition useful for the treatment of a FAAH mediated disease, disorder or conditions comprising a FAAH inhibitor and a second activation, comprising a selected imidazole or oxazole FAAH inhibitor and a second active agent. The compositions will be useful in the treatment of a wide range of disease, disorder, or conditions including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetic neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, skeletomuscular pain, and fibromyalgia, as well as acute pain, migraine, sleep disorder, Alzheimer disease, and Parkinson's disease. In another aspect the invention discloses herein is directed to compositions useful in the treatment of neuropathic and nociceptive pain, said compositions comprising etoricoxib.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2011
    Publication date: January 31, 2013
    Inventors: Harry R. Chobanian, Linus S. Lin, Ping Liu, Marc D. Chioda, Robert J. DeVita, Ravi P. Nargund, Yan Guo, Terence G. Hamill, Wenping Li, Darrell Arthur Henze
  • Patent number: 8153626
    Abstract: Certain novel substituted diazepine sulfonamides are ligands of the human bombesin receptor and, in particular, are selective ligands of the human bombesin receptor subtype-3 (BRS-3). They are therefore useful for the treatment, control, or prevention of diseases and disorders responsive to the modulation of BRS-3, such as obesity, and diabetes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Robert K. Baker, Linda L. Chang, Marc Chioda, Harry R. Chobanian, Ying-Duo Gao, Yan Guo, Linus S. Lin, Ping Liu, Ravi P. Nargund, Kathleen M. Rupprecht, Shouwu Miao
  • Publication number: 20100317645
    Abstract: Certain novel substituted diazepine sulfonamides are ligands of the human bombesin receptor and, in particular, are selective ligands of the human bombesin receptor subtype-3 (BRS-3). They are therefore useful for the treatment, control, or prevention of diseases and disorders responsive to the modulation of BRS-3, such as obesity, and diabetes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2007
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Inventors: Robert K. Baker, Linda L. Chang, Marc Chioda, Harry R. Chobanian, Ying-Duo Gao, Yan Guo, Linus S. Lin, Ping Liu, Ravi P. Nargund, Kathleen M. Rupprecht, Shouwu Miao