Patents by Inventor Michael J. Breslin

Michael J. Breslin 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: 11377438
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
    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: 20220144771
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrrolidine compounds which are agonists of orexin receptors. The present invention is also directed to uses of the compounds described herein in the potential treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The present invention is also directed to compositions comprising these compounds. The present invention is also directed to uses of these compositions in the potential prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Stephane L. Bogen, Michael J. Breslin, Dane James Clausen, Anthony Ginnetti, Michael T. Rudd, Shawn J. Stachel, Craig A. Stump, Dexi Yang
  • Publication number: 20220119363
    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 28, 2019
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Christopher James Bungard, Harry R. Chobanian, Kristen L. G. Jones, Mark E. Layton, Jian Liu, James J. Perkins, Jeffrey William Schubert, Shawn J. Stachel, Linda M. Suen-Lai, Zhe Wu
  • Publication number: 20210387966
    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: December 16, 2021
    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: 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
  • Patent number: 8975261
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to aryloxymethyl cyclopropane derivatives which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Christopher D. Cox, Timothy J. Hartingh, Joseph Pero, Izzat T. Raheem, Michael Rossi, Laura Vassallo
  • Publication number: 20140336195
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to aryloxymethyl cyclopropane derivatives which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2012
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Christopher D. Cox, Timothy J. Hartingh, Joseph Pero, Izzat T. Raheem, Michael Rossi, Laura Vassallo
  • Patent number: 8710076
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 2,5-disubstituted piperidine amide compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem, Anthony J. Roecker, John D. Schreier
  • Patent number: 8691827
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to amino tetrahydro-pyridopyrimidine compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem, John D. Schreier
  • Patent number: 8669272
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 2,5-disubstituted piperidine amide compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 11, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, John D. Schreier, David B. Whitman
  • Patent number: 8569311
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyridyl piperidine compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Merch Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, John D. Schreier
  • Patent number: 8492392
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to alkoxy tetrahydro-pyridopyrimidine compounds of formula I, which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem, John D. Schreier
  • Patent number: 8349830
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to aryl aminopyridine compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem
  • Publication number: 20120295921
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyridyl piperidine compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2012
    Publication date: November 22, 2012
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, John D. Schreier
  • Publication number: 20120196856
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to aryl aminopyridine compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2010
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem
  • Publication number: 20120136012
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to amino tetrahydro-pyridopyrimidine compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2010
    Publication date: May 31, 2012
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem, John D. Schreier
  • Publication number: 20120065211
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to alkoxy tetrahydro-pyridopyrimidine compounds which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 10 (PDE10). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2010
    Publication date: March 15, 2012
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem, John D. Schreier
  • Publication number: 20110251237
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 2,5-disubstituted piperidine amide compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Publication date: October 13, 2011
    Applicant: MERCK SHARP & DOHME CROP.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, John D. Schreier, David B. Whitman
  • Publication number: 20110201632
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 2,5-disubstituted piperidine amide compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Publication date: August 18, 2011
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Izzat T. Raheem, Anthony J. Roecker, John D. Schreier
  • Publication number: 20110195957
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted diazepan compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders and diseases in which orexin receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which orexin receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2011
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jeffrey M. Bergman, Michael J. Breslin, Paul J. Coleman, Christopher D. Cox, Swati P. Mercer, Anthony J. Roecker