Patents by Inventor Keith Allan Menear

Keith Allan Menear 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: 20110130386
    Abstract: A compound of formula (I) wherein: R1 and R2 are independently selected from hydrogen, an optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl group, C3-20 heterocyclyl group, or C5-20 aryl group, or may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; and RN1 and RN2 are selected from hydrogen, an optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl group, C3-20 heterocyclyl group, or C5-20 aryl group, or may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2009
    Publication date: June 2, 2011
    Inventors: Mark Frigerio, Heather Mary Ellen Duggan, Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Keith Allan Menear, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Celine Cano, Roger John Griffin, Bernard Thomas Golding, Ian Robert Hardcastle
  • Publication number: 20110124638
    Abstract: There is provided a compound of formula I: , or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. There are also provided processes for the manufacture of a compound of Formula 1, and the use of a compound of Formula 1 as a medicament and in the treatment of cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2011
    Publication date: May 26, 2011
    Applicant: KUDOS PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED
    Inventors: Heather Mary Ellen Duggan, Karine Malagu, Frederic Georges Marie Leroux, Niall Morrisson Barr Martin, Keith Allan Menear, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith
  • Patent number: 7902193
    Abstract: A compound of the formula (I): wherein: A and B together represent an optionally substituted, fused aromatic ring; D is selected from: (i) where Y1 is selected from CH and N, Y2 is selected from CH and N, Y3 is selected from CH, CF and N; and (ii) where Q is O or S; RD is: wherein RN1 is selected from H and optionally substituted C1-10 alkyl; X is selected from a single bond, NRN2, CRC3RC4 and C?O; RN2 is selected from H and optionally substituted C1-10 alkyl; RC3 and RC4 are independently selected from H, R, C(?O)OR, where R is optionally substituted C1-10 alkyl, optionally substituted C5-20 aryl or optionally substituted C3-20 heterocyclyl; Y is selected from NRN3 and CRC1RC2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2011
    Assignee: Maybridge Limited
    Inventors: Muhammad Hashim Javaid, Keith Allan Menear, Sylvie Gomez, Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Xiao-Ling Fan Cockcroft, Frank Kerrigan
  • Patent number: 7902189
    Abstract: There is provided a compound of formula I: or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. There are also provided processes for the manufacture of a compound of Formula 1, and the use of a compound of Formula 1 as a medicament and in the treatment of cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2011
    Assignee: AstraZeneca AB
    Inventors: Heather Mary Ellen Duggan, Karine Malagu, Frederic Georges Marie Leroux, Niall Morrisson Barr Martin, Keith Allan Menear, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith
  • Patent number: 7732483
    Abstract: A compound of formula I: and isomers, salts, solvates, chemically protected forms, and prodrugs thereof, wherein: R1 and R2 are independently selected from hydrogen, an optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl group, C3-20 heterocyclyl group, or C5-20 aryl group, or may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; Q is —NH—C(?O)— or —O—; Y is an optionally substituted C1-5 alkylene group; X is selected from SR3 or NR4R5, wherein, R3, or R4 and R5 are independently selected from hydrogen, optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl, C5-20 aryl, or C3-20 heterocyclyl groups, or R4 and R5 may together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; if Q is —O—, X is additionally selected from —C(?O)—NR6R7, wherein R6 and R7 are independently selected from hydrogen, optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl, C5-20 aryl, or C3-20 heterocyclyl gro
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2010
    Assignees: Kudos Pharmaceuticals Limited, Cancer Research Technology Limited
    Inventors: Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Keith Allan Menear, Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Laurent Jean Martin Rigoreau, Roger John Griffin, Bernard Thomas Golding, David Richard Newell, Hilary Alan Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, Ian Robert Hardcastle, Kappusamy Saravanan
  • Publication number: 20100130473
    Abstract: Compounds of formula (I): A-B—C and isomers, salts, solvates, chemically protected forms, and prodrugs thereof wherein: B is selected from the group consisting of formula (i) where RN is H or Me; or B is a divalent C5 heterocyclic residue containing one or two ring heteroatoms; A is formula (ii) RA3 and RA5 are independently selected from halo, ORO and RAC, where RO is H or Me, and RAC is H or C1-4 alkyl; XA is selected from N and CRA4, where RA4 is selected from H, ORO, CH2OH, CO2H, NHSO2Me and NHCOMe; RA2 and RA6 are independently selected from H, halo and ORO; or RA3 and RA4 together with the carbon atoms to which they are attached, or RA2 and RA3 together with the carbon atoms to which they are attached, may form a C5-6 heterocylic or heteroaromatic ring, containing at least one nitrogen ring atom; where if X is not N, 1, 2, or 3 of RA2 to RA6 are not H; C is formula (iii) where X is selected from N and CH, Y is selected from N and CH, and Z is selected from N and CRC6; RC3 is selected from H, halo and an
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2006
    Publication date: May 27, 2010
    Inventors: Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Sylvie Gomez, Keith Allan Menear, Xiao-Ling Fan Cockcroft, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith
  • Patent number: 7696203
    Abstract: Compounds of formula I: wherein A, B and D are respectively selected from the group consisting of: (i) CH, NH, C; (ii) CH, N, N; and (iii) CH, O, C; the dotted lines represent two double bonds in the appropriate locations; and where Z is selected from S, O, C(?O), CH2 and NH are disclosed for use in inhibiting DNA-PK.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2010
    Assignees: Kudos Pharmaceuticals Limited, Cancer Research Technology Limited
    Inventors: Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Keith Allan Menear, Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Xiao-ling Cockcroft, Mark Frigerio, Roger John Griffin, Bernard Thomas Golding, Ian Robert Hardcastle, David Richard Newell, Hilary Alan Calvert, Nicola Jane Curtin, Kappusamy Saravanan, Marine Desage-El Murr
  • Patent number: 7692006
    Abstract: 4-[3-(4-cyclopropanecarbonyl-piperazine-1-carbonyl)-4-fluoro-benzyl]-2H-phthalazin-1-one as crystalline Form A.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2010
    Assignee: Kudos Pharmaceuticals Limited
    Inventors: Keith Allan Menear, Anthony Peter Ottridge, Derek John Londesbrough, Michael Raymond Hallett, Keith Raymond Mulholland, John David Pittam, David Dermot Patrick Laffan, Ian Woodward Ashworth, Martin Francis Jones, Janette Helen Cherryman
  • Patent number: 7666870
    Abstract: A compound of formula (I): for use in treating cancer or other diseases ameliorated by the inhibition of PARP, wherein: A and B together represent an optionally substituted, fused aromatic ring; X can be NRX or CRXRY; if X?NRX then n is 1 or 2 and if X?CRXRY then n is 1; RX is selected from the group consisting of H, optionally substituted C1-20 alkyl, C5-20 aryl, C3-20 heterocyclyl, amido, thioamido, ester, acyl, and sulfonyl groups; RY is selected from H, hydroxy, amino; or RX and RY may together form a spiro-C3-7 cycloalkyl or heterocyclyl group; RC1 and RC2 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and C1-4 alkyl, or when X is CRXRY, RC1, RC1, RC2, RX and RY, together with the carbon atoms to which they are attached, may form an optionally substituted fused aromatic ring; R1 is selected from H and halo; and Het is selected from: where Y1 is selected from CH and N, Y2 is selected from CH and N, Y3 is selected from CH, CF and N, where only one or two of Y1, Y2 and Y3 can be N
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2010
    Assignee: Maybridge Limited
    Inventors: Muhammad Hashim Javaid, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Sylvie Gomez, Vincent Junior Ming-Iai Loh, Xiao-Ling Fan Cockcroft, Stefano Forte, Keith Allan Menear, Ian Timothy William Matthews, Frank Kerrigan
  • Patent number: 7662818
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula (I): wherein A and B together represent an optionally substituted, fused aromatic ring; X can be NRX or CRXRY; if X=NRX then n is 1 or 2 and if X=CRXRY then n is 1; RX is selected from the group consisting of H, optionally substituted C1-20 alkyl, C5-20 aryl, C3-20 heterocyclyl, amido, thioamido, ester, acyl, and sulfonyl groups; RY is selected from H, hydroxy, amino; or RX and RY may together form a spiro-C3-7 cycloalkyl or heterocyclyl group; RC1 and RC2 are both hydrogen, or when X is CRXRY, RC1, RC2, RX and RY, together with the carbon atoms to which they are attached, may form an optionally substituted fused aromatic ring; and R1 is selected from H and halo.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2010
    Assignees: Kudos Pharmaceuticals Limited, Maybridge Limited
    Inventors: Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Graeme Cameron Smith, Stephen Philip Jackson, Vincent Junior M Loh, Xiao-Ling Fan Cockcroft, Ian Timothy Williams Matthews, Keith Allan Menear, Frank Kerrigan, Alan Ashworth
  • Patent number: 7642254
    Abstract: A compound of formula I: and isomers, salts, solvates, chemically protected forms, and prodrugs thereof, wherein: R1 and R2 together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted nitrogen containing heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms; and R3 is selected from hydroxy and —NRN1RN2, where RN1 and RN2 are independently selected from hydrogen, optionally substituted C1-7 alkyl groups, optionally substituted C3-20 heterocyclyl groups and optionally substituted C5-20 aryl groups, or together form, along with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached, an optionally substituted nitrogen containing heterocyclic ring having from 4 to 8 ring atoms, and its use in inhibiting ATM.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2010
    Assignee: Kudos Pharmaceuticals Limited
    Inventors: Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Keith Allan Menear, Laurent Jean Martin Rigoreau, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Roger John Griffin
  • Publication number: 20090281086
    Abstract: A compound of the formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein: HetA is a C5 arylene group, wherein the two substituent groups are on adjacent ring atoms, and where the group is further optionally substituted by one halo, amino or C1-7 alkoxy group; Y is —CRC1RC2—(CH2)m—, where m is 0 or 1, RC1 is selected from H, CH3 and CF3, and RC2 is selected from H and CH3, or RC1 and RC2 together with the carbon atom to which they are attached form the 1,1-cyclopropylene group formula (A): RN1 and RN2 are independently selected from H and R, where R is optionally substituted C1-10 alkyl, C3-20 heterocyclyl and C5-20 aryl; or RN1 and RN2, together with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached form an optionally substituted 5-7 membered, nitrogen containing, heterocylic ring; HetB is selected from: (i), where Y1 and Y3 are independently selected from CH and N, Y2 is selected from CX and N and X is H, Cl or F; and (ii), (aa), (bb) Q is O or S.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2007
    Publication date: November 12, 2009
    Applicant: KUDOS PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED
    Inventors: Muhammad Hashim Javaid, Xiao-Ling Fan Cockcroft, Keith Allan Menear, Niall Morrison Barr Martin
  • Publication number: 20090270617
    Abstract: 4-[3-(4-cyclopropanecarbonyl-piperazine-1-carbonyl)-4-fluoro-benzyl]-2H-phthalazin-1-one as crystalline Form A.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2009
    Publication date: October 29, 2009
    Applicant: KUDOS PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED
    Inventors: Keith Allan Menear, Anthony Peter Ottridge, Derek John Londesbrough, Michael Raymond Hallett, Keith Raymond Mulholland, John David Pittam, David Dermot Patrick Laffan, Ian Woodward Ashworth, Martin Francis Jones, Janette Helen Cherryman
  • Publication number: 20090209520
    Abstract: A compound of the formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein: R2, R3, R4 and R5 are independently selected from the group consisting of H, C1-7 alkoxy, amino, halo or hydroxy; Y is —CRRC2—(CH2)m—, where m is 0 or 1, RC1 is selected from H, CH3 and CF3, and RC2 is selected from H and CH3, or RC1 and RC2? together with the carbon atom to which they are attached form the 1,1-cyclopropylene group formula (A): RN1 and RN2 are independently selected from H and R, where R is optionally substituted C1-10 alkyl, C3-20heterocyclyl and C5-20 aryl; or RN1 and RN2, together with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached form an optionally substituted 5-7 membered, nitrogen containing, heterocylic ring; Het is formula (ii): where Y1 and Y3 are independently selected from CH and N, Y2 is selected from CX and N and X is H, Cl or F.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2007
    Publication date: August 20, 2009
    Applicant: KUDOS PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED
    Inventors: Muhammad Hashim Javaid, Sylvie Gomez, Xiao-Ling Fan Cockcroft, Keith Allan Menear, Niall Morrison Barr Martin
  • Publication number: 20090192156
    Abstract: A compound of the formula (I): wherein: A and B together represent an optionally substituted, fused aromatic ring; X and Y are selected from CH and CH, CF and CH, CH and CF and N and CH respectively; RC is selected from H, C1-4 alkyl; and R1 is selected from C1-7 alkyl, C3-20 heterocyclyl and C5-20 aryl, which groups are optionally substituted; or RC and R1 together with the carbon and oxygen atoms to which they are attached form a spiro-C5-7 oxygen-containing heterocyclic group, which is optionally substituted or fused to a C5-7 aromatic ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2009
    Publication date: July 30, 2009
    Inventors: Keith Allan MENEAR, Muhammad Hashim Javaid, Sylvie Gomez, Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Carlos Fenandez Lence, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, David Alan Rudge, Craig Anthony Roberts, Kevin Blades
  • Publication number: 20090186897
    Abstract: A compound of the formula (I): wherein RH represents one or more optional substituents on the fused cyclohexene ring; R1 is selected from H and halo; RN is selected from H and optionally substituted C1-10 alkyl; and RC1 and RC2 are independently selected from H, R, C(?O)OR, where R is optionally substituted C1-10 alkyl, optionally substituted C5-20 aryl or optionally substituted C3-20 heterocyclyl; RC1 and RC2 together with the carbon atom to which they are attached may form an optionally substituted spiro-fused C5-7 carbocylic or heterocyclic ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2008
    Publication date: July 23, 2009
    Inventors: Muhammad Hashim JAVAID, Keith Allan Menear, Niall Morrison Barr Martin
  • Publication number: 20090181951
    Abstract: A compound of the formula (I), and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein: R2, R3, R4 and R5 are independently selected from the group consisting of H, C1-7 alkoxy, amino, halo or hydroxy; Y is —CRC1RC2—(CH2)m—, where m is 0 or 1, Rc1 is selected from CH3 and CF3, and Rc2 is selected from H and CH3, or RC1 and RC2 together with the carbon atom to which they are attached form the 1,1-cyclopropylene group (a), RN1 and RN2 are independently selected from H and R, where R is optionally substituted C1-10 alkyl, C3-20 heterocyclyl and C5-20 aryl; or RN1 and RN2, together with the nitrogen atom to which they are attached form an optionally substituted 5-7 membered, nitrogen containing, heterocyclic ring; Het is selected from: (i), where Y1 and Y3 are independently selected from CH and N, Y2 is selected from CX and N and X is H, Cl or F; and (ii), where Q is O or S.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2007
    Publication date: July 16, 2009
    Applicant: KUDOS PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED
    Inventors: Muhammad Hashim Javaid, Sylvie Gomez, Xiao-Ling Fan Cockcroft, Keith Allan Menear, Niall Morrison Barr Martin
  • Publication number: 20090163477
    Abstract: A compound of formula (I): for use in treating cancer or other diseases ameliorated by the inhibition of PARP, wherein: A and B together represent an optionally substituted, fused aromatic ring; X can be NRX or CRXRY; if X?NRX then n is 1 or 2 and if X?CRXRY then n is 1; RX is selected from the group consisting of H, optionally substituted C1-20 alkyl, C5-20 aryl, C3-20 heterocyclyl, amido, thioamido, ester, acyl, and sulfonyl groups; RY is selected from H, hydroxy, amino; or RX and RY may together form a spiro-C3-7 cycloalkyl or heterocyclyl group; RC1 and RC2 are independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and C1-4 alkyl, or when X is CRXRY, RC1, RC1, RC2, RX and RY, together with the carbon atoms to which they are attached, may form an optionally substituted fused aromatic ring; R1 is selected from H and halo; and Het is selected from: where Y1 is selected from CH and N, Y2 is selected from CH and N, Y3 is selected from CH, CF and N, where only one or two of Y1, Y2 and Y3 can be N;
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2008
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Inventors: Muhammad Hashim Javaid, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Sylvie Gomez, Vincent Junior Ming-lai Loh, Xiao-Ling Fan Cockcroft, Stefano Forte, Keith Allan Menear, Ian Timothy William Matthews, Frank Kerrigan
  • Patent number: 7504397
    Abstract: Compounds of formula I: A-B-C??(I) and isomers, salts, solvates, chemically protected forms, and prodrugs thereof are provided, wherein variables A, B and C are defined herein and wherein such compounds act as mTor inhibitors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2009
    Assignee: Kudos Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
    Inventors: Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Sylvie Gomez, Keith Allan Menear, Xiao-Ling Fan Cockcroft, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith
  • Publication number: 20090069303
    Abstract: A compound of the formula (I): wherein: A and B together represent an optionally substituted, fused aromatic ring; D is selected from: (i) where Y1 is selected from CH and N, Y2 is selected from CH and N, Y3 is selected from CH, CF and N; and (ii) where Q is O or S; RD is: wherein RN1 is selected from H and optionally substituted C1-10 alkyl; X is selected from a single bond, NRN2, CRC3RC4 and C?O; RN2 is selected from H and optionally substituted C1-10 alkyl; RC3 and RC4 are independently selected from H, R, C(?O)OR, where R is optionally substituted C1-10 alkyl, optionally substituted C5-20 aryl or optionally substituted C3-20 heterocyclyl; Y is selected from NRN3 and CRC1RC2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2008
    Publication date: March 12, 2009
    Applicant: MAYBRIDGE LIMITED
    Inventors: Muhammad Hashim Javaid, Keith Allan Menear, Sylvie Gomez, Marc Geoffrey Hummersone, Niall Morrison Barr Martin, Graeme Cameron Murray Smith, Xiao-Ling Fan Cockcroft, Frank Kerrigan