Patents by Inventor Michael T. Rudd

Michael T. Rudd 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: 11339156
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R&D (China) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Jianming Bao, Qiaolin Deng, Melissa Egbertson, Ronald Ferguson, II, Xiaolei Gao, Scott Timothy Harrison, Timothy J. Henderson, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Meng Na, Michael T. Rudd, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Fengqi Zhang, Takao Suzuki
  • 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: 20220056017
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to bicyclo[4.1.0]heptane 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: August 16, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Stephane L. BOGEN, Dane James CLAUSEN, Deodial Guy GUIADEEN, Jinsong HAO, Shishi LIN, Michael T. RUDD, Lan WEI, Li XIAO, Dexi YANG
  • Publication number: 20210380580
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicants: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R&D (CHINA) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: John J. ACTON, III, Jianming BAO, Qiaolin DENG, Melissa EGBERTSON, Ronald FERGUSON, II, Xiaolei GAO, Scott Timothy HARRISON, Timothy J. HENDERSON, Sandra L. KNOWLES, Chunsing LI, Michael Man-Chu LO, Robert D. MAZZOLA, Jr., Meng NA, Michael T. RUDD, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. TELLERS, Ling TONG, Fengqi ZHANG, Takao SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11149036
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignees: MSD R&D (China) Co., Ltd., Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Jianming Bao, Qiaolin Deng, Melissa Egbertson, Ronald Ferguson, II, Xiaolei Gao, Scott Timothy Harrison, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Zhaoyang Meng, Meng Na, Michael T. Rudd, Oleg Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Fengqi Zhang
  • Publication number: 20210260082
    Abstract: Compounds of Formula I: I and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts are useful for the inhibition of HIV reverse transcriptase. The compounds may also be useful for the prophylaxis or treatment of infection by HIV and in the prophylaxis, delay in the onset or progression, and treatment of AIDS. The compounds and their salts can be employed as ingredients in pharmaceutical compositions, optionally in combination with other antiviral agents, immunomodulators, antibiotics or vaccines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Manuel De Lera Ruiz, Izzat Raheem, Michael T. Rudd
  • Patent number: 11098029
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 5-alkyl 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: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Stephane L. Bogen, Dane James Clausen, Deodial Guy Guiadeen, Michael T. Rudd, Dexi Yang
  • Patent number: 10981902
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 5-(pyridine-3-yl)oxaxole compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Merck MSD (R&D) China Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Jianming Bao, Timothy J. Henderson, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Meng Na, Michael T. Rudd, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong
  • Patent number: 10961215
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain substituted N-aryl and N-heteroaryl piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, R5 and R6 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, may be useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu
  • Patent number: 10933056
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R&D (China) Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Jianming Bao, Melissa Egbertson, Xiaolei Gao, Scott T. Harrison, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Zhaoyang Meng, Michael T. Rudd, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Jenny Miu-Chun Wai
  • Patent number: 10894775
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein X, Y, R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu, Bin Zhu, Chuanman Huang
  • Patent number: 10752587
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain substituted bispiperidinyl compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein ring A, ring B, R1, R2, R3, L, R4, X, Z, Li, Q and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, David Jonathan Bennett, Jenny Wai, Zhaoyang Meng
  • Publication number: 20200255403
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 5-alkyl 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: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Stephane L. BOGEN, Dane James CLAUSEN, Deodial Guy GUIADEEN, Michael T. RUDD, Dexi YANG
  • Publication number: 20200247754
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain substituted aryl and heteroaryl ether compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein X, R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu, Bin Zhu
  • Publication number: 20200207758
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: John J. ACTON, III, Jianming BAO, Qiaolin DENG, Melissa EGBERTSON, Ronald FERGUSON, II, Xiaolei GAO, Scott Timothy HARRISON, Sandra L. KNOWLES, Chunsing LI, Michael Man-Chu LO, Robert D. MAZZOLA, Jr., Zhaoyang MENG, Meng NA, Michael T. RUDD, Oleg SELYUTIN, David M. TELLERS, Ling TONG, Fengqi ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20200109137
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 5-(pyridine-3-yl)oxaxole compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jianming BAO, Timothy J. HENDERSON, Chunsing LI, Michael Man-Chu LO, Robert D. Mazzola, Jr., Meng NA, Michael T. RUDD, David M. TELLERS, Ling TONG
  • Publication number: 20200069671
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicants: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R & D (China) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: John J. Acton, III, Jianming Bao, Melissa Egbertson, Xiaolei Gao, Scott T. Harrison, Sandra L. Knowles, Chunsing Li, Michael Man-Chu Lo, Robert D. Mazzola, JR., Zhaoyang Meng, Michael T. Rudd, Oleg B. Selyutin, David M. Tellers, Ling Tong, Jenny Miu-Chun Wai
  • Publication number: 20200039951
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain substituted N-aryl and N-heteroaryl piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, R5 and R6 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, may be useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu
  • Patent number: 10512638
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrazol-4-yl-pyridine compounds which are allosteric modulators of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor. 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine 5 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 M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors are involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, David M. Tellers, Jenny Miu-Chun Wai
  • Publication number: 20190375716
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein X, Y, R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu, Bin Zhu, Chuanman Huang