Patents by Inventor Matthew J. Mollan, Jr.

Matthew J. Mollan, Jr. 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: 20110144181
    Abstract: Solid pharmaceutical compositions containing atorvastatin are disclosed. The compositions include a solid dispersion of amorphous atorvastatin and one or more optional pharmaceutically acceptable excipients. The solid dispersion is prepared by mixing crystalline atorvastatin with a melt-processible polymer and an optional stabilizer and an optional plasticizer at a temperature sufficiently high to soften or melt the polymer and to melt or dissolve the crystalline atorvastatin in the polymer, thereby forming a dispersion of amorphous atorvastatin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2011
    Publication date: June 16, 2011
    Inventors: Stephen Craig Dyar, Mayur P. Lodaya, Matthew J. Mollan, JR., Umang Shah, Hei Jen Sun, Zeri Teweldemedhin
  • Publication number: 20090088465
    Abstract: Solid pharmaceutical compositions containing atorvastatin are disclosed. The compositions include a solid dispersion of amorphous atorvastatin and one or more optional pharmaceutically acceptable excipients. The solid dispersion is prepared by mixing crystalline atorvastatin with a melt-processable polymer and an optional stabilizer at a temperature sufficiently high to soften or melt the polymer and to melt or dissolve the crystalline atorvastatin in the polymer, thereby forming a dispersion of amorphous atorvastatin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2005
    Publication date: April 2, 2009
    Inventors: Stephen Craig Dyar, Mayur P. Lodaya, Matthew J. Mollan, JR., Umang Shah, Hei Jen Sun, Zeri Teweldemedhin
  • Patent number: 6499984
    Abstract: A single pass, continuous, automated system for producing a pharmaceutical granulation includes multiple feeders to feed powders and liquids, a twin screw processor to granulate, a radio frequency or microwave based drying apparatus to dry the granulation, and at least one mill to process the dried granulation to desired particle sizes. The system incorporates means for monitoring key process parameters on-line, all of which are controlled by a controller provided with feedback at each component of the system. The granulation produced can be compressed into a tablet or incorporated into a capsule, both having a uniform distribution of the active ingredient. The system produces product having consistent properties even when production is scaled up for manufacture of the tablet in commercial volume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2002
    Assignee: Warner-Lambert Company
    Inventors: Isaac Ghebre-Sellassie, Matthew J. Mollan, Jr., Nitin Pathak, Mayur Lodaya, Mebrahtu Fessehaie