Patents by Inventor Riccardo Cortese

Riccardo Cortese 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: 11278614
    Abstract: The present application relates to novel administration regimens for poxviral vectors comprising nucleic acid constructs encoding antigenic proteins and invariant chains. In particular the use of said poxviral vectors for priming or for boosting an immune response is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Stefano Colloca, Riccardo Cortese, Antonella Folgori, Alfredo Nicosia
  • Publication number: 20220064669
    Abstract: This invention provides vaccines for inducing an immune response and protection against filovirus infection for use as a preventative vaccine in humans. In particular, the invention provides chimpanzee adenoviral vectors expressing filovirus proteins from different strains of Ebolavirus (EBOV) or Marburg virus (MARV).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Nancy J. Sullivan, Gary J. Nabel, Clement Asiedu, Cheng Cheng, Alfredo Nicosia, Riccardo Cortese, Virginia Ammendola, Stefano Colloca
  • Patent number: 11254711
    Abstract: There is provided inter alia an isolated polynucleotide, wherein the polynucleotide encodes a polypeptide selected from the group consisting of: (a) a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence according to SEQ ID NO: 1, (b) a functional derivative of a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence according to SEQ ID NO: 1, wherein the functional derivative has an amino acid sequence which is at least 80% identical over its entire length to the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1, and (c) a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence according to SEQ ID NO: 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Virginia Ammendola, Stefano Colloca, Riccardo Cortese, Fabiana Grazioli, Alfredo Nicosia, Alessandra Vitelli
  • Patent number: 11254710
    Abstract: There is provided inter alia an isolated polynucleotide, wherein the polynucleotide encodes a polypeptide selected from the group consisting of: (a) a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence according to SEQ ID NO: 1, (b) a functional derivative of a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence according to SEQ ID NO: 1, wherein the functional derivative has an amino acid sequence which is at least 80% identical over its entire length to the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1, and (c) a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence according to SEQ ID NO: 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Stefano Colloca, Virginia Ammendola, Fabiana Grazioli, Alessandra Franz Vitelli, Alfredo Nicosia, Riccardo Cortese
  • Patent number: 11214599
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel adenovirus strains with an improved seroprevalence. In one aspect, the present invention relates to isolated polypeptides of adenoviral capsid proteins such as hexon, penton and fiber protein and fragments thereof and polynucleotides encoding the same. Also provided is a vector comprising the isolated polynucleotide according to the invention and adenoviruses comprising the isolated polynucleotides or polypeptides according to the invention and a pharmaceutical composition comprising said vector, adenovirus, polypeptide and/or polynucleotide. The invention also relates to the use of the isolated polynucleotides, the isolated polypeptides, the vector, the adenoviruses and/or the pharmaceutical composition for the therapy or prophylaxis of a disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Stefano Colloca, Alfredo Nicosia, Riccardo Cortese, Virginia Ammendola, Maria Ambrosio
  • Publication number: 20210060150
    Abstract: There is provided adenoviral vectors encoding a mycobacterial antigen derived from a chimp adenovirus, and to related aspects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Stefano COLLOCA, Virginia AMMENDOLA, Fabiana GRAZIOLI, Alessandra VITELLI, Alfredo NICOSIA, Riccardo CORTESE
  • Publication number: 20200360509
    Abstract: The invention relates to an expression system comprising polynucleotides encoding proteins, wherein the expression system comprises a first polynucleotide encoding at least one protein, peptide or variant thereof, which induces a T cell response, and a second polynucleotide encoding at least one protein, peptide or variant thereof, which induces an anti-pathogenic B cell response. The invention further relates to protein mixtures encoded by the expression system and cells comprising the expression system or the protein mixture and pharmaceutical compositions comprising the expression system or the protein mixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Alessandra VITELLI, Alfredo NICOSIA, Riccardo CORTESE
  • Publication number: 20200164061
    Abstract: The present application relates to novel administration regimens for poxviral vectors comprising nucleic acid constructs encoding antigenic proteins and invariant chains. In particular the use of said poxviral vectors for priming or for boosting an immune response is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Stefano COLLOCA, Riccardo CORTESE, Antonella FOLGORI, Alfredo NICOSIA
  • Publication number: 20200149069
    Abstract: This invention provides vaccines for inducing an immune response and protection against filovirus infection for use as a preventative vaccine in humans. In particular, the invention provides chimpanzee adenoviral vectors expressing filovirus proteins from different strains of Ebolavirus (EBOV) or Marburg virus (MARV).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicants: The Government of the United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Department of, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals SA
    Inventors: Nancy J. Sullivan, Gary J. Nabel, Clement Asiedu, Cheng Cheng, Alfredo Nicosia, Riccardo Cortese, Virginia Ammendola, Stefano Colloca
  • Publication number: 20200140886
    Abstract: There is provided inter alia an isolated polynucleotide, wherein the polynucleotide encodes a polypeptide selected from the group consisting of: (a) a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence according to SEQ ID NO: 1, (b) a functional derivative of a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence according to SEQ ID NO: 1, wherein the functional derivative has an amino acid sequence which is at least 80% identical over its entire length to the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1, and (c) a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence according to SEQ ID NO: 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS, SA
    Inventors: Virginia AMMENDOLA, Stefano COLLOCA, Riccardo CORTESE, Fabiana GRAZIOLI, Alfredo NICOSIA, Alessandra VITELLI
  • Publication number: 20200102352
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel adenovirus strains with an improved seroprevalence. In one aspect, the present invention relates to isolated polypeptides of adenoviral capsid proteins such as hexon, penton and fiber protein and fragments thereof and polynucleotides encoding the same. Also provided is a vector comprising the isolated polynucleotide according to the invention and adenoviruses comprising the isolated polynucleotides or polypeptides according to the invention and a pharmaceutical composition comprising said vector, adenovirus, polypeptide and/or polynucleotide. The invention also relates to the use of the isolated polynucleotides, the isolated polypeptides, the vector, the adenoviruses and/or the pharmaceutical composition for the therapy or prophylaxis of a disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Applicant: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Stefano Colloca, Alfredo Nicosia, Riccardo Cortese, Virginia Ammendola, Maria Ambrosio
  • Patent number: 10588961
    Abstract: The present application relates to novel administration regimens for poxviral vectors comprising nucleic acid constructs encoding antigenic proteins and invariant chains. In particular the use of said poxviral vectors for priming or for boosting an immune response is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Stefano Colloca, Riccardo Cortese, Antonella Folgori, Alfredo Nicosia
  • Patent number: 10584355
    Abstract: This invention provides vaccines for inducing an immune response and protection against filovirus infection for use as a preventative vaccine in humans. In particular, the invention provides chimpanzee adenoviral vectors expressing filovirus proteins from different strains of Ebolavirus (EBOV) or Marburg virus (MARV).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignees: THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Nancy J. Sullivan, Gary J Nabel, Clement Asiedu, Cheng Cheng, Alfredo Nicosia, Riccardo Cortese, Virginia Ammendola, Stefano Colloca
  • Patent number: 10576143
    Abstract: The present application relates to novel administration regimens for poxviral vectors comprising nucleic acid constructs encoding antigenic proteins and invariant chains. In particular the use of said poxviral vectors for priming or for boosting an immune response is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Stefano Colloca, Riccardo Cortese, Antonella Folgori, Alfredo Nicosia
  • Patent number: 10544192
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel adenovirus strains with an improved seroprevalence. In one aspect, the present invention relates to isolated polypeptides of adenoviral capsid proteins such as hexon, penton and fiber protein and fragments thereof and polynucleotides encoding the same. Also provided is a vector comprising the isolated polynucleotide according to the invention and adenoviruses comprising the isolated polynucleotides or polypeptides according to the invention and a pharmaceutical composition comprising said vector, adenovirus, polypeptide and/or polynucleotide. The invention also relates to the use of the isolated polypeptides, the isolated polypeptides, the vector, the adenoviruses and/or the pharmaceutical composition for the therapy or prophylaxis of a disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Stefano Colloca, Alfredo Nicosia, Riccardo Cortese, Sr., Virginia Ammendola, Maria Ambrosio
  • Publication number: 20190338014
    Abstract: The present application provides inter alia a fusion protein comprising a polypeptide wherein the polypeptide consists of a fragment of invariant chain which is operably linked to an antigenic sequence and wherein the fragment of invariant chain consists of a portion of residues 17-97 of SEQ ID NO: 1, wherein the portion comprises at least 5 contiguous residues from residues 77-92 of SEQ ID NO: 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicants: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA, UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN
    Inventors: Maria Rosaria BASSI, Riccardo CORTESE, Anna Morena D'ALISE, Antonella FOLGORI, Peter Johannes HOLST, Alfredo NICOSIA
  • Publication number: 20180216081
    Abstract: There is provided adenoviral vectors encoding a mycobacterial antigen derived from a chimp adenovirus, and to related aspects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Applicant: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS, SA
    Inventors: Stefano COLLOCA, Virginia AMMENDOLA, Fabiana GRAZIOLI, Alessandra VITELLI, Alfredo NICOSIA, Riccardo CORTESE
  • Publication number: 20180170972
    Abstract: There is provided inter alia an isolated polynucleotide, wherein the polynucleotide encodes a polypeptide selected from the group consisting of: (a) a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence according to SEQ ID NO: 1, (b) a functional derivative of a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence according to SEQ ID NO: 1, wherein the functional derivative has an amino acid sequence which is at least 80% identical over its entire length to the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1, and (c) a polypeptide having the amino acid sequence according to SEQ ID NO: 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS, SA
    Inventors: Stefano COLLOCA, Virginia AMMENDOLA, Fabiana GRAZIOLI, Alessandra Franz VITELLI, Alfredo NICOSIA, Riccardo CORTESE
  • Publication number: 20180125968
    Abstract: The present application relates to novel administration regimens for poxviral vectors comprising nucleic acid constructs encoding antigenic proteins and invariant chains. In particular the use of said poxviral vectors for priming or for boosting an immune response is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS, SA
    Inventors: Stefano COLLOCA, Riccardo CORTESE, Antonella FOLGORI, Alfredo NICOSIA
  • Publication number: 20180057540
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel adenovirus strains with an improved seroprevalence. In one aspect, the present invention relates to isolated polypeptides of adenoviral capsid proteins such as hexon, penton and fiber protein and fragments thereof and polynucleotides encoding the same. Also provided is a vector comprising the isolated polynucleotide according to the invention and adenoviruses comprising the isolated polynucleotides or polypeptides according to the invention and a pharmaceutical composition comprising said vector, adenovirus, polypeptide and/or polynucleotide. The invention also relates to the use of the isolated polypeptides, the isolated polypeptides, the vector, the adenoviruses and/or the pharmaceutical composition for the therapy or prophylaxis of a disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Applicant: GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS SA
    Inventors: Stefano Colloca, Alfredo Nicosia, Riccardo Cortese, Sr., Virginia Ammendola, Maria Ambrosio