Patents by Inventor Katherine M. Phillips

Katherine M. Phillips 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: 20220233674
    Abstract: The present invention provides a process improvement related to the conjugation of capsular polysaccharides from Streptococcus pneumoniae (S. pneumoniae) serotype 35B to a carrier protein. The serotype 35B polysaccharide-protein conjugate, prepared by the disclosed process, is, among other things, more immunogenic than similar conjugates made by prior art methods. S. pneumoniae serotype 35B polysaccharide-protein conjugates prepared using the processes of the invention can be included in multivalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jian He, Patrick McHugh, Katherine M. Phillips, Adriana N. Santiago-Miranda