Patents by Inventor Philip S. Hammond

Philip S. Hammond 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: 9580434
    Abstract: Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds, and methods of preparation and use thereof are disclosed. The compounds are amide compounds which can be prepared from certain heteroaryl carboxylic acids and certain diazabicycloalkanes. The compounds exhibit selectivity for, and bind with high affinity to, neuronal nicotinic receptors of the ?4?2 subtype in the central nervous system (CNS). The compounds and compositions can be used to treat and/or prevent a wide variety of conditions or disorders, particularly CNS disorders. The compounds can: (i) alter the number of nicotinic cholinergic receptors of the brain of the patient, (ii) exhibit neuroprotective effects, and (iii) when employed in effective amounts, not result in appreciable adverse side effects (e.g. side effects such as significant increases in blood pressure and heart rate, significant negative effects upon the gastrointestinal tract, and significant effects upon skeletal muscle).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: Attenua, Inc.
    Inventors: Anatoly Mazurov, Lan Miao, Yunde Xiao, Philip S. Hammond, Craig H. Miller, Srinivasa Rao Akireddy, Srinivasa V. Murthy, Regina C. Whitaker, Scott R. Breining, Matt S. Melvin
  • Publication number: 20160039833
    Abstract: Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds, and methods of preparation and use thereof are disclosed. The compounds are amide compounds which can be prepared from certain heteroaryl carboxylic acids and certain diazabicycloalkanes. The compounds exhibit selectivity for, and bind with high affinity to, neuronal nicotinic receptors of the ?4?2 subtype in the central nervous system (CNS). The compounds and compositions can be used to treat and/or prevent a wide variety of conditions or disorders, particularly CNS disorders. The compounds can: (i) alter the number of nicotinic cholinergic receptors of the brain of the patient, (ii) exhibit neuroprotective effects, and (iii) when employed in effective amounts, not result in appreciable adverse side effects (e.g. side effects such as significant increases in blood pressure and heart rate, significant negative effects upon the gastrointestinal tract, and significant effects upon skeletal muscle).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventors: Anatoly Mazurov, Lan Miao, Yunde Xiao, Philip S. Hammond, Craig H. Miller, Srinivasa Rao Akireddy, Srinivasa V. Murthy, Regina C. Whitaker, Scott R. Breining, Matt S. Melvin
  • Publication number: 20150080576
    Abstract: Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds, and methods of preparation and use thereof are disclosed. The compounds are amide compounds which can be prepared from certain heteroaryl carboxylic acids and certain diazabicycloalkanes. The compounds exhibit selectivity for, and bind with high affinity to, neuronal nicotinic receptors of the ?4?2 subtype in the central nervous system (CNS). The compounds and compositions can be used to treat and/or prevent a wide variety of conditions or disorders, particularly CNS disorders. The compounds can: (i) alter the number of nicotinic cholinergic receptors of the brain of the patient, (ii) exhibit neuroprotective effects, and (iii) when employed in effective amounts, not result in appreciable adverse side effects (e.g. side effects such as significant increases in blood pressure and heart rate, significant negative effects upon the gastrointestinal tract, and significant effects upon skeletal muscle).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Anatoly Mazurov, Lan Miao, Yunde Xiao, Philip S. Hammond, Craig H. Miller, Srinivasa Rao Akireddy, Srinivasa V. Murthy, Regina C. Whitaker, Scott R. Breining, Matt S. Melvin
  • Publication number: 20140288169
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds that modulate nicotinic receptors as non-competitive antagonists, methods for their synthesis, methods for their use, and their pharmaceutical compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2012
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: TARGACEPT, INC.
    Inventors: Srinivasa Rao Akireddy, Scott R. Breining, Matt S. Melvin, Srinivasa V. Murthy, Anatoly A. Mazurov, Balwinder Singh Bhatti, Jon-Paul Strachan, Ronald Joseph Heemstra, Todd Showalter, Yunde Xiao, Philip S. Hammond, Lan Miao, David Kombo, Daniel Yohannes, Jason Speake
  • Patent number: 8633227
    Abstract: The present invention relates to (R)-3-((E)-2-(pyrrolidin-3-yl)vinyl)-5-(tetrahydropyran-4-yloxy)pyridine, its salt forms, and to processes for the commercial-scale production of these compounds in sufficient purity and quality for use in pharmaceutical compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2014
    Assignee: Targacept, Inc.
    Inventors: Srinivasa Rao Akireddy, Scott R. Breining, Timothy J. Cuthbertson, Gary Maurice Dull, Gregory J. Gatto, John Genus, Philip S. Hammond, Joesph Pike Mitchener, Jr., Julio A. Munoz, Pieter Albert Otten, Daniel Yohannes, Nikolai Fedorov
  • Patent number: 8268860
    Abstract: Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds, and methods of preparation and use thereof are disclosed. The compounds are amide compounds which can be prepared from certain heteroaryl carboxylic acids and certain diazabicycloalkanes. The compounds exhibit selectivity for, and bind with high affinity to, neuronal nicotinic receptors of the ?4?2 subtype in the central nervous system (CNS). The compounds and compositions can be used to treat and/or prevent a wide variety of conditions or disorders, particularly CNS disorders. The compounds can: (i) alter the number of nicotinic cholinergic receptors of the brain of the patient, (ii) exhibit neuroprotective effects, and (iii) when employed in effective amounts, not result in appreciable adverse side effects (e.g. side effects such as significant increases in blood pressure and heart rate, significant negative effects upon the gastrointestinal tract, and significant effects upon skeletal muscle).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: Targacept, Inc.
    Inventors: Anatoly A. Mazurov, Lan Miao, Yun-De Xiao, Philip S. Hammond, Craig H. Miller, Srinivisa Rao Akireddy, V. Srinivasa Murthy, Regina C. Whitaker, Scott R. Breining, Matt S. Melvin
  • Patent number: 8198296
    Abstract: Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds, and methods of preparation and use thereof are disclosed. The compounds are amide, ketone, and ester compounds prepared from certain azabicycloalkane carboxylic acids. The resulting compounds exhibit selectivity for, and bind with high affinity to, neuronal nicotinic receptors of the ?4?2 subtype in the central nervous system (CNS). The compounds and compositions can be used to treat and/or prevent a wide variety of conditions or disorders, such as those disorders characterized by dysfunction of nicotinic cholinergic neurotransmission, including disorders involving neuromodulation of neurotransmitter release, such as dopamine release. CNS disorders, which are characterized by an alteration in normal neurotransmitter release, are another example of disorders that can be treated and/or prevented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2012
    Assignee: Targacept, Inc.
    Inventors: Philip S. Hammond, Anatoly Mazurov, Yun-De Xiao, Srinivasa V. Murthy, Srinivisa Rao Akireddy
  • Publication number: 20120015983
    Abstract: The present invention relates to (R)-3-((E)-2-(pyrrolidin-3-yl)vinyl)-5-(tetrahydropyran-4-yloxy)pyridine, its salt forms, and to processes for the commercial-scale production of these compounds in sufficient purity and quality for use in pharmaceutical compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2009
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: Targacept, Inc.
    Inventors: Srinivasa Rao Akireddy, Scott R. Breining, Timothy J. Cuthbertson, Gary Maurice Dull, Gregory J. Gatto, John Genus, Philip S. Hammond, Joseph Pike Mitchener, Julio A. Munoz, Pieter Albert Otten, Daniel Yohannes, Nikolai Fedorov
  • Publication number: 20110263629
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds that bind to and modulate the activity of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, to processes for preparing these compounds, to pharmaceutical compositions containing these compounds, and to methods of using these compounds for treating a wide variety of conditions and disorders, including those associated with dysfunction of the central nervous system (CNS).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2009
    Publication date: October 27, 2011
    Applicant: Targacept, Inc.
    Inventors: Jon-Paul Strachan, Balwinder Singh Bhatti, Anatoly Mazurov, Jozef Klucik, Yunde Xiao, Philip S. Hammond, David Kombo, Lan Miao, Jason Daniel Speake, Daniel Yohannes
  • Publication number: 20110071180
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the following formula (I) that bind to and modulate the activity of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, to processes for preparing these compounds, to pharmaceutical compositions containing these compounds, and to methods of using these compounds for treating a wide variety of conditions and disorders, including those associated with dysfunction of the central nervous system (CNS).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2009
    Publication date: March 24, 2011
    Applicant: Targacept, Inc.
    Inventors: Srinivasa Rao Akireddy, Balwinder Singh Bhatti, Scott R. Breining, Philip S. Hammond, Ronald Joseph Heemstra, Anatoly A. Mazurov, Matt S. Melvin, Lan Miao, V. Srinivasa Murthy, Jon-Paul Strachan, Yunde Xiao
  • Patent number: 7754708
    Abstract: Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds, and methods of preparation and use thereof are disclosed. The compounds are N-aryl or heteroaryl azaspiroalkene/alkane compounds, prodrugs or metabolites of these compounds, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The aryl group can be a phenyl ring or a five- or six-membered heterocyclic ring (heteroaryl). The compounds and compositions can be used to treat and/or prevent a wide variety of conditions or disorders, particularly those disorders characterized by dysfunction of nicotinic cholinergic neurotransmission, including disorders involving neuromodulation of neurotransmitter release, such as dopamine release. CNS disorders, which are characterized by an alteration in normal neurotransmitter release, are another example of disorders that can be treated and/or prevented. The compounds and compositions can also be used to alleviate pain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2010
    Assignee: Targacept, Inc.
    Inventors: Balwinder Bhatti, Scott R. Breining, Philip S. Hammond, Jozef Klucik, Yun-De Xiao
  • Publication number: 20100173968
    Abstract: Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds, and methods of preparation and use thereof are disclosed. The compounds are amide, ketone, and ester compounds prepared from certain azabicycloalkane carboxylic acids. The resulting compounds exhibit selectivity for, and bind with high affinity to, neuronal nicotinic receptors of the ?4?2 subtype in the central nervous system (CNS). The compounds and compositions can be used to treat and/or prevent a wide variety of conditions or disorders, such as those disorders characterized by dysfunction of nicotinic cholinergic neurotransmission, including disorders involving neuromodulation of neurotransmitter release, such as dopamine release. CNS disorders, which are characterized by an alteration in normal neurotransmitter release, are another example of disorders that can be treated and/or prevented.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2008
    Publication date: July 8, 2010
    Applicant: TARGACEPT, INC.
    Inventors: Philip S. Hammond, Anatoly Mazurov, Yun-De Xiao, Srinivasa V. Murthy, Srinivisa Rao Akireddy
  • Publication number: 20100173932
    Abstract: Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds, and methods of preparation and use thereof are disclosed. The compounds are amide compounds which can be prepared from certain heteroaryl carboxylic acids and certain diazabicycloalkanes. The compounds exhibit selectivity for, and bind with high affinity to, neuronal nicotinic receptors of the ?4?2 subtype in the central nervous system (CNS). The compounds and compositions can be used to treat and/or prevent a wide variety of conditions or disorders, particularly CNS disorders. The compounds can: (i) alter the number of nicotinic cholinergic receptors of the brain of the patient, (ii) exhibit neuroprotective effects, and (iii) when employed in effective amounts, not result in appreciable adverse side effects (e.g. side effects such as significant increases in blood pressure and heart rate, significant negative effects upon the gastrointestinal tract, and significant effects upon skeletal muscle).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2010
    Publication date: July 8, 2010
    Applicant: Targacept, Inc.
    Inventors: Anatoly Mazurov, Lan Miao, Yun-De Xiao, Philip S. Hammond, Craig H. Miller, Srinivisa Rao Akireddy, V. Srinivasa Murthy, Regina C. Whitaker, Scott R. Breining, Matt S. Melvin
  • Publication number: 20100144700
    Abstract: A compound of Formula 1: A-C(O)-Cy, wherein A is a diazabicyclic core, containing 7, 8, or 9 ring atoms, and selected from the following: 2,6-diazabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane; 3,6-diazabicyclo[3.ZO]heptane; 2,7-diazabicyclo[4.2.0]octane; 3,7-diazabicyclo[4.2.0]octane; 3,8-diazabicyclo[4.2.0]octane; 2,7-diazabicyclo[3.3.0]octane; 2,7-diazbicyclo[4.3.0]nonane; 2,8-diazbicyclo[4.3.0]nonane; 3,7-diazabicyclo[4.3.0]nonane; 3,8-diazabicyclo[4.3.0]nonane; 3,9-diazabicyclo[4.3.0]nonane; 2,6-diazabicyclo[3.2.1]octane; 3,6-diazabicyclo[3.2.1]octane; wherein the diazabicycle is attached as a radical to the depicted carbonyl via either one of the two ring nitrogen atoms, such that the carbonyl forms an amide bond with the ring nitrogen; Cy is a heteroaryl group; The compounds exhibit selectivity for, and bind with high affinity to, neuronal nicotinic receptors of the ?402 subtype in the central nervous system (CNS).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2008
    Publication date: June 10, 2010
    Applicant: TARGACEPT, INC.
    Inventors: Philip S. Hammond, Anatoly A. Mazurov, Lan Miao, Yun-De Xiao, Balwinder Singh Bhatti, Jon-Paul Strachan, V. Srinivasa Murthy, David C. Kombo, Srinivisa Rao Akireddy
  • Publication number: 20100081683
    Abstract: Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds, and methods of preparation and use thereof are disclosed. The compounds are amide compounds which can be prepared from certain heteoraryl carboxylic acids and certain diazabicycloalkanes. The compounds exhibit selectivity for, and bind with high affinity to, neuronal nicotinic receptors of the a4?2 subtype in the central nervous system (CNS). The compounds and compositions can be used to treat and/or prevent a wide variety of conditions or disorders, particularly CNS disorders. The compounds can: (i) alter the number of nicotinic cholinergic receptors of the brain of the patient, (ii) exhibit neuroprotective effects, and (iii) when employed in effective amounts, not result in appreciable adverse side effects (e.g. side effects such as significant increases in blood pressure and heart rate, significant negative effects upon the gastrointestinal tract, and significant effects upon skeletal muscle).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2007
    Publication date: April 1, 2010
    Applicant: TARGCEPT INC.
    Inventors: Anatoly Mazurov, Lan Miao, Yun-De Xiao, Philip S. Hammond, Craig H. Miller, Srinivisa Rao Akireddy, V.Srinivasa Murthy, Regina C. Whitaker, Scott R. Breining, Matt S. Melvin
  • Publication number: 20080242689
    Abstract: Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds, and methods of preparation and use thereof are disclosed. The compounds are N-aryl or heteroaryl azaspiroalkene/alkane compounds, prodrugs or metabolites of these compounds, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The aryl group can be a phenyl ring or a five- or six-membered heterocyclic ring (heteroaryl). The compounds and compositions can be used to treat and/or prevent a wide variety of conditions or disorders, particularly those disorders characterized by dysfunction of nicotinic cholinergic neurotransmission, including disorders involving neuromodulation of neurotransmitter release, such as dopamine release. CNS disorders, which are characterized by an alteration in normal neurotransmitter release, are another example of disorders that can be treated and/or prevented. The compounds and compositions can also be used to alleviate pain.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2008
    Publication date: October 2, 2008
    Inventors: Balwinder Bhatti, Scott R. Breining, Philip S. Hammond, Jozef Klucik, Yun-De Xiao
  • Patent number: 7384929
    Abstract: Compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including the compounds, and methods of preparation and use thereof are disclosed. The compounds are N-aryl or heteroaryl azaspiroalkene/alkane compounds, prodrugs or metabolites of these compounds, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. The aryl group can be a phenyl ring or a five- or six-membered heterocyclic ring (heteroaryl). The compounds and compositions can be used to treat and/or prevent a wide variety of conditions or disorders, particularly those disorders characterized by dysfunction of nicotinic cholinergic neurotransmission, including disorders involving neuromodulation of neurotransmitter release, such as dopamine release. CNS disorders, which are characterized by an alteration in normal neurotransmitter release, are another example of disorders that can be treated and/or prevented. The compounds and compositions can also be used to alleviate pain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2008
    Assignee: Targacept, Inc.
    Inventors: Balwinder Bhatti, Scott R. Breining, Philip S. Hammond, Jozef Klucik, Yun-De Xiao
  • Patent number: D359714
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 1993
    Date of Patent: June 27, 1995
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Philip S. Hammond, Daniel E. Schuster
  • Patent number: D367447
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 1994
    Date of Patent: February 27, 1996
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: Philip S. Hammond, Ronald L. Loeffler, Deborah L. Young
  • Patent number: D367452
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 1994
    Date of Patent: February 27, 1996
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventor: Philip S. Hammond