Patents by Inventor Ronald M. Kim

Ronald M. Kim 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: 20210309671
    Abstract: The present invention relates to Tricyclic Heterocycle Compounds of Formula (I): (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts or prodrug thereof, where-in R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6 and n are as defined herein. The present invention also relates to compositions comprising at least one Tricyclic Heterocycle Compound, and methods of using the Tricyclic Heterocycle Compounds for treating or preventing HIV infection in a subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Tao YU, Alan WHITEHEAD, Yili CHEN, Chunrui SUN, Zhiyong HU, Kake ZHAO, Ronald M. KIM, John A. McCAULEY
  • Patent number: 10968210
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula A, or a salt thereof: Formula (A), wherein: Het, Q and R1A to R4A are defined herein, which compounds have properties for blocking Nav 1.7 ion channels found in peripheral and sympathetic neurons. Also described are pharmaceutical formulations comprising the compounds of Formula A or their salts, and methods of treating cough, itch, acute pain and neuropathic pain disorders using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Thomas J. Greshock, James Mulhearn, Anthony J. Roecker, Tianying Jian, Gang Zhou, Liangqin Guo, Walter Won, Ting Zhang, Rajan Anand, John E. Stelmach, Deping Wang, Ronald M. Kim, Mark E. Layton, Christopher S. Burgey, Philippe G. Nantermet
  • Publication number: 20200131167
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula A, or a salt thereof: Formula (A), wherein: Het, Q and R1A to R4A are defined herein, which compounds have properties for blocking Nav 1.7 ion channels found in peripheral and sympathetic neurons. Also described are pharmaceutical formulations comprising the compounds of Formula A or their salts, and methods of treating cough, itch, acute pain and neuropathic pain disorders using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Thomas J. Greshock, James Mulhearn, Anthony J. Roecker, Tianying Jian, Gang Zhou, Liangqin Guo, Walter Won, Ting Zhang, Rajan Anand, John E. Stelmach, Deping Wang, Ronald M. Kim, Mark E. Layton, Christopher S. Burgey, Philippe G. Nantermet
  • Patent number: 10519147
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula A, or a salt thereof, where Q, X, R1 and R2 are as defined herein, which compounds have properties for inhibiting Nav 1.7 ion channels found in peripheral and sympathetic neurons. Also described are pharmaceutical formulations comprising the compounds of Formula A or their salts, and methods of treating pain (acute, post-operative, neuropathic), or cough or itch disorders using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Thomas J. Greshock, James Mulhearn, Liangqin Guo, Ting Zhang, Deping Wang, Ronald M. Kim, Mark E. Layton, Michael J. Kelly, III, Rajan Anand, Philippe Nantermet, Tianying Jian, Anthony J. Roecker, Walter Won, Gang Zhou
  • Publication number: 20190233406
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula A, or a salt thereof: wherein R1, R2, and E are defined herein, which compounds have properties for inhibiting Nav 1.7 ion channels found in peripheral and sympathetic neurons. Also described are pharmaceutical formulations comprising the compounds of Formula A or their salts, and methods of treating pain disorders, cough, and itch using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Thomas J. Greshock, James Mulhearn, Junying Zheng, Ronald M. Kim, Ting Zhang, Anthony J. Roecker, Walter Won, Philippe Nantermet, Rajan Anand, Gang Zhou, Deping Wang, Liangqin Guo
  • Patent number: 10221167
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula A, or a salt thereof: wherein R1, R2, and E are defined herein, which compounds have properties for inhibiting Nav 1.7 ion channels found in peripheral and sympathetic neurons. Also described are pharmaceutical formulations comprising the compounds of Formula A or their salts, and methods of treating pain disorders, cough, and itch using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Thomas J. Greshock, James Mulhearn, Junying Zheng, Ronald M. Kim, Ting Zhang, Anthony J. Roecker, Walter Won, Philippe Nantermet, Rajan Anand, Gang Zhou, Deping Wang, Liangqin Guo
  • Publication number: 20180362518
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula A, or a salt thereof, where Q, X, R1 and R2 are as defined herein, which compounds have properties for inhibiting Na 1.7 ion channels found in peripheral and sympathetic neurons. Also described are pharmaceutical formulations comprising the compounds of Formula A or their salts, and methods of treating pain (acute, post-operative, neuropathic), or cough or itch disorders using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Thomas J. Greshock, James Mulhearn, Liangqin Guo, Ting Zhang, Deping Wang, Ronald M. Kim, Mark E. Layton, Michael J. Kelly, III, Rajan Anand, Philippe Nantermet, Tianying Jian, Anthony J. Roecker, Walter Won, Gang Zhou
  • Patent number: 10011595
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ethyldiamne compounds which are antagonists of orexin receptors. Such compounds are of the general structural formula I: 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 pharmaceutical 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: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Ronald M. Kim, Scott D. Kuduk, Nigel Liverton, Gang Zhou
  • Patent number: 9938276
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 6,5-bicyclic octahydropyrrolopyridine compounds which are antagonists 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: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Ronald M. Kim, Scott D. Kuduk, Nigel Liverton, Gang Zhou
  • Publication number: 20170355692
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ethyldiamne compounds which are antagonists 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: December 14, 2015
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Ronald M. Kim, Scott D. Kuduk, Nigel Liverton, Gang Zhou
  • Patent number: 9834554
    Abstract: The present invention provides Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (Btk) inhibitor compounds according to Formula I or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. Formula I or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof or to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and to their use in therapy. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of Btk inhibitor compounds in the treatment of Btk mediated disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Jian Liu, Ronald M. Kim, Joseph Kozlowski, Deodialsingh Guiadeen, Arto D. Krikorian, Younong Yu
  • Publication number: 20170320874
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 6,5-bicyclic octahydropyrrolopyridine compounds which are antagonists 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: December 14, 2015
    Publication date: November 9, 2017
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Ronald M. Kim, Scott D. Kuduk, Nigel Liverton, Gang Zhou
  • Patent number: 9718828
    Abstract: Provided are 6-5 membered fused pyridine ring compounds according to Formula (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and their use in therapy. In particular, provided is the use of 6-5 membered fused pyridine ring compounds in the treatment of Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (Btk) mediated disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignees: MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP., MERCK SHARP & DOHME B.V.
    Inventors: Adrianus Petrus Antonius De Man, Jan-Gerard Sterrenburg, Hans C. A. Raaijmakers, Allard Kaptein, Arthur A. Oubrie, Johannes Bernardus Maria Rewinkel, Christiaan Gerardus Johannes Maria Jans, Jacobus C. H. M. Wijkmans, Tjeerd A. Barf, Alan B. Cooper, Ronald M. Kim, Sobhana Babu Boga, Hugh Y. Zhu, Xiaolei Gao, Xin Yao, Rajan Anand, Hao Wu, Shilan Liu, Chundao Yang, Abdul-Basit Alhassan, James Wang, Younong Yu, Jian Liu, Henry M. Vaccaro
  • Publication number: 20170174674
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula A, or a salt thereof: wherein R1, R2, and E are defined herein, which compounds have properties for inhibiting Nav 1.7 ion channels found in peripheral and sympathetic neurons. Also described are pharmaceutical formulations comprising the compounds of Formula A or their salts, and methods of treating pain disorders, cough, and itch using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Thomas J. Greshock, James Mulhearn, Junying Zheng, Ronald M. Kim, Ting Zhang, Anthony J. Roecker, Walter Won, Philippe Nantermet, Rajan Anand, Gang Zhou, Deping Wang, Liangqin Guo
  • Patent number: 9637486
    Abstract: The present invention provides Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (Btk) inhibitor compounds according to Formula I or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. Formula I or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof or to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and to their use in therapy. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of Btk inhibitor compounds in the treatment of Btk mediated disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP.
    Inventors: Jian Liu, Ronald M. Kim, Joseph Kozlowski, Arto D. Krikorian, Rajan Anand
  • Publication number: 20170008899
    Abstract: Provided are 6-5 membered fused pyridine ring compounds according to Formula (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and their use in therapy. In particular, provided is the use of 6-5 membered fused pyridine ring compounds in the treatment of Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (Btk) mediated disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Applicants: MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP., MERCK SHARP & DOHME B.V.
    Inventors: ADRIANUS PETRUS ANTONIUS DE MAN, JAN-GERARD STERRENBURG, HANS C. A. RAAIJMAKERS, ALLARD KAPTEIN, ARTHUR A. OUBRIE, JOHANNES BERNARDUS MARI REWINKEL, CHRISTIAAN GERARDUS JOHANNES MARIA JANS, JACOBUS C.H.M. WIJKMANS, TJEERD A. BARF, ALAN B. COOPER, RONALD M. KIM, SOBHANA BABU BOGA, HUGH Y. ZHU, XIAOLEI GAO, XIN YAO, RAJAN ANAND, HAO WU, SHILAN LIU, CHUNDAO YANG, ABDUL-BASIT ALHASSAN, JAMES WANG, YOUNONG YU, JIAN LIU, HENRY M. VACCARO
  • Publication number: 20160326164
    Abstract: The present invention provides Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (Btk) inhibitor compounds according to Formula I or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. Formula I or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof or to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and to their use in therapy. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of Btk inhibitor compounds in the treatment of Btk mediated disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Applicant: MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP.
    Inventors: JIAN LIU, RONALD M. KIM, JOSEPH KOZLOWSKI, DEODIALSINGH GUIADEEN, ARTO D. KRIKORIAN, YOUNONG YU
  • Patent number: 9481682
    Abstract: The present invention provides Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (Btk) inhibitor compounds according to Formula I or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof or to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and to their use in therapy. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of Btk inhibitor compounds in the treatment of Btk mediated disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP.
    Inventors: Ronald M. Kim, Jian Liu, Xiaolei Gao, Sobhana Babu Boga, Deodialsingh Guiadeen, Joseph A. Kozlowski, Wensheng Yu, Rajan Anand, Younong Yu, Oleg B. Selyutin, Ying-Duo Gao, Hao Wu, Shilan Liu, Chundao Yang, Hongjian Wang
  • Publication number: 20160311820
    Abstract: The present invention provides Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (Btk) inhibitor compounds according to Formula I or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. Formula I or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof or to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and to their use in therapy. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of Btk inhibitor compounds in the treatment of Btk mediated disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2014
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Applicant: MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP.
    Inventors: JIAN LIU, RONALD M. KIM, JOSEPH KOZLOWSKI, ARTO D. KRIKORIAN, RAJAN ANAND
  • Patent number: 9446130
    Abstract: The present invention provides Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (Btk) inhibitor compounds according to Formula I or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. Formula I or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof or to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and to their use in therapy. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of Btk inhibitor compounds in the treatment of Btk mediated disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Ronald M. Kim, Jian Liu, Hao Wu, Shilan Liu, Chundao Yang, Shuling Zheng