Patents by Inventor Sandra Lee Knowles

Sandra Lee Knowles 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: 9701669
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bicyclic himbacine derivatives of the formula or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof wherein: R1 is —[C(Ra)(Rb)]x—[C(Rb)(Rb)]y—C(O)NH2, or —N(H)—[(CH2)]z—C(O)—NH2, W is and the remaining variables are described herein. The compounds of the invention are effective inhibitors of the PAR-1 receptor. The inventive compounds may be used for the treatment or prophylaxis of disease states such as ASC, secondary prevention of myocardial infarction or stroke, or PAD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Zhiqiang Yang, Fengqi Zhang, Guizhen Dong, Sandra Lee Knowles, Milana Maletic
  • Publication number: 20160185764
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bicyclic himbacine derivatives of the formula or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof wherein: R1 is —[C(Ra)(Rb)]x—[C(Rb)(Rb)]y—C(O)NH2, or —N(H)—[(CH2)]z—C(O)—NH2, W is and the remaining variables are described herein. The compounds of the invention are effective inhibitors of the PAR-1 receptor. The inventive compounds may be used for the treatment or prophylaxis of disease states such as ASC, secondary prevention of myocardial infarction or stroke, or PAD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2014
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Zhiqiang Yang, Fengqi Zhang, Guizhen Dong, Sandra Lee Knowles, Milana Maletic
  • Patent number: 9376418
    Abstract: The invention provides certain substituted pyridines of the Formula (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, Rcy, Cy, and t are as defined herein. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and methods of using the compounds for treating diseases or conditions mediated by Spleen Tyrosine Kinase (Syk) kinase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Merck Canada Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew M. Haidle, Sandra Lee Knowles, Solomon D. Kattar, Denis Deschenes, Jason Burch, Joel Robichaud, Matthew Christopher, Michael D. Altman, James P. Jewell, Alan B. Northrup, Marc Blouin, John Michael Ellis, Hua Zhou, Christian Fischer, Adam J. Schell, Michael H. Reutershan, Brandon M. Taoka, Anthony Donofrio
  • Patent number: 9216173
    Abstract: The invention provides certain 2-pyridyl carboxamide-containing compounds of the Formula (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein A and B are as defined herein. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and methods of using the compounds for treating diseases or conditions mediated by Spleen Tyrosine Kinase (Syk) kinase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Corey E. Bienstock, John W. Butcher, Kaleen Konrad Childers, Maria Emilia Di Francesco, Anthony Donofrio, John Michael Ellis, Christian Fischer, Andrew M. Haidle, James P. Jewell, Sandra Lee Knowles, Alan B. Northrup, Ryan D. Otte, Scott L. Peterson, Graham Frank Smith
  • Publication number: 20150148327
    Abstract: The invention provides certain substituted pyridines of the Formula (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, Rcy, Cy, and t are as defined herein. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and methods of using the compounds for treating diseases or conditions mediated by Spleen Tyrosine Kinase (Syk) kinase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2013
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Applicant: Merck Canada Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew M. Haidle, Sandra Lee Knowles, Solomon D. Kattar, Denis Deschenes, Jason Burch, Joel Robichaud, Matthew Christopher, Michael D. Altman, James P. Jewell, Alan B. Northrup, Marc Blouin, John Michael Ellis, Hua Zhou, Christian Fischer, Adam J. Schell, Michael H. Reutershan, Brandon M. Taoka, Anthony Donofrio, Joel Robichaud
  • Patent number: 9006444
    Abstract: The invention provides certain phenyl carboxamide-containing compounds of the Formula (I); or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein A and B are as defined herein. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and methods of using the compounds for treating diseases or conditions mediated by Spleen Tyrosine Kinase (Syk) kinase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Maria Emilia Di Francesco, John Michael Ellis, Sandra Lee Knowles, Alan B. Northrup
  • Patent number: 8987456
    Abstract: The invention provides certain 3-pyridyl carboxamide-containing compounds of the Formula (I) (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein A and B are as defined herein. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and methods of using the compounds for treating diseases or conditions mediated by Spleen Tyrosine Kinase (Syk) kinase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Kaleen Konrad Childers, Anthony Donofrio, John Michael Ellis, Sandra Lee Knowles, Alan B. Northrup
  • Publication number: 20140303206
    Abstract: The invention provides certain 3-pyridyl carboxamide-containing compounds of the Formula (I) (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein A and B are as defined herein. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and methods of using the compounds for treating diseases or conditions mediated by Spleen Tyrosine Kinase (Syk) kinase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Kaleen Konrad Childers, Anthony Donofrio, John Michael Ellis, Sandra Lee Knowles, Alan B. Northrup
  • Publication number: 20140243290
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel pyrimidine amines of formula (I) which are potent inhibitors of spleen tyrosine kinase, and are useful in the treatment and prevention of diseases mediated by said enzyme, such as asthma, COPD and rheumatoid arthritis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Brian M. Andresen, Kenneth L. Arrington, Sathesh Bhat, Jason Burch, Kaleen Konrad Childers, Bernard Cote, Maria Emilia Di Francesco, Anthony Donofrio, Kristina Dupont-Gaudet, John Michael Ellis, Christian Fischer, Jean-Francois Fournier, Jacques Yves Gauthier, Jonathan Grimm, Daniel Guay, David Joseph Guerin, Andrew M. Haidle, Solomon D. Kattar, Sandra Lee Knowles, Chaomin Li, Jongwon Lim, Michelle R. Machacek, Matthew L. Maddess, Alan B. Northrup, Brendan M. O'Boyle, Ryan D. Otte, Alessia Petrocchi, Michael H. Reutershan, Joel S. Robichaud, Eric T. Romeo, Adam J. Schell, Tony Siu, Kerrie B. Spencer, Brandon M. Taoka, B. Wesley Trotter, Hyun Chong Woo, Hua Zhou
  • Publication number: 20140243337
    Abstract: The invention provides certain phenyl carboxamide-containing compounds of the Formula (I); or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein A and B are as defined herein. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and methods of using the compounds for treating diseases or conditions mediated by Spleen Tyrosine Kinase (Syk) kinase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Maria Emilia Di Francesco, John Michael Ellis, Sandra Lee Knowles, Alan B. Northrup
  • Publication number: 20140243336
    Abstract: The invention provides certain 2-pyridyl carboxamide-containing compounds of the Formula (I) or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein A and B are as defined herein. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, and methods of using the compounds for treating diseases or conditions mediated by Spleen Tyrosine Kinase (Syk) kinase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Corey E. Bienstock, John W. Butcher, Kaleen Konrad Childers, Maria Emilia Di Francesco, Anthony Donofrio, John Michael Ellis, Christian Fischer, Andrew M. Haidle, James P. Jewell, Sandra Lee Knowles, Alan B. Northrup, Ryan D. Otte, Scott L. Peterson, Graham Frank Smith
  • Patent number: 8735417
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel pyrimidine amines of formula (I) which are potent inhibitors of spleen tyrosine kinase, and are useful in the treatment and prevention of diseases mediated by said enzyme, such as asthma, COPD and rheumatoid arthritis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Merck Canada Inc.
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Kenneth L. Arrington, Jason Burch, Bernard Cote, Jean-Francois Fournier, Jacques Yves Gauthier, Solomon Kattar, Sandra Lee Knowles, Jongwon Lim, Michelle R. Machacek, Alan B. Northrup, Michael H. Reutershan, Joel S. Robichaud, Adam J. Schell, Kerrie B. Spencer
  • Patent number: 8551984
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel pyrimidine amines of formula (I) which are potent inhibitors of spleen tyrosine kinase, and are useful in the treatment and prevention of diseases mediated by said enzyme, such as asthma, COPD and rheumatoid arthritis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Merck Canada Inc.
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Brian M. Andresen, Kenneth L. Arrington, Jason Burch, Kaleen Konrad Childers, Bernard Cote, Maria Emilia Di Francesco, Anthony Donofrio, Kristina Dupont-Gaudet, John Michael Ellis, Christian Fischer, Daniel Guay, David Joseph Guerin, Andrew M. Haidle, Solomon Kattar, Sandra Lee Knowles, Chaomin Li, Jongwon Lim, Michelle R. Machacek, Alan B. Northrup, Brendan M. O'Boyle, Ryan D. Otte, Michael H. Reutershan, Eric Romeo, Adam J. Schell, Tony Siu, Kerrie B. Spencer, Brandon M. Taoka, B. Wesley Trotter, Hua Zhou
  • Publication number: 20120309735
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel pyrimidine amines of formula (I) which are potent inhibitors of spleen tyrosine kinase, and are useful in the treatment and prevention of diseases mediated by said enzyme, such as asthma, COPD and rheumatoid arthritis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2010
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Kenneth L. Arrington, Jason Burch, Bernard Cote, Jean-Francois Fournier, Jacques Yves Gauthier, Solomon Kattar, Sandra Lee Knowles, Jongwon Lim, Michelle R. Machacek, Alan B. Northrup, Michael H. Reutershan, Joel S. Robichaud, Adam J. Schell, Kerrie B. Spencer
  • Publication number: 20120277192
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel pyrimidine amines of formula (I) which are potent inhibitors of spleen tyrosine kinase, and are useful in the treatment and prevention of diseases mediated by said enzyme, such as asthma, COPD and rheumatoid arthritis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Brian M. Andresen, Kenneth L. Arrington, Sathesh Bhat, Jason Burch, Kaleen Konrad Childers, Bernard Cote, Maria Emilia Di Francesco, Anthony Donofrio, Kristina Dupont-Gaudet, John Michael Ellis, Christian Fischer, Jean-Francois Fournier, Jacques Yves Gauthier, Jonathan Grimm, Daniel Guay, David Joseph Guerin, Andrew M. Haidle, Solomon Kattar, Sandra Lee Knowles, Chaomin Li, Jongwon Lim, Michelle R. Machacek, Matthew L. Maddess, Alan B. Northrup, Brendan M. O'Boyle, Ryan D. Otte, Alessia Petrocchi, Michael H. Reutershan, Joel S. Robichaud, Eric Romeo, Adam J. Schell, Tony Siu, Kerrie B. Spencer, Brandon M. Taoka, B. Wesley Trotter, Hyun Chong Woo, Hua Zhou
  • Publication number: 20110245205
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel pyrimidine amines of formula (I) which are potent inhibitors of spleen tyrosine kinase, and are useful in the treatment and prevention of diseases mediated by said enzyme, such as asthma, COPD and rheumatoid arthritis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Publication date: October 6, 2011
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Brian M. Andresen, Kenneth L. Arrington, Sathesh Bhat, Jason Burch, Kaleen Konrad Childers, Bernard Cote, Maria Emilia Di Francesco, Anthony Donofrio, Kristina Dupont-Gaudet, John Michael Ellis, Christian Fischer, Jean-Francois Fournier, Jacques Yves Gauthier, Jonathan Grimm, Daniel Guay, David Joseph Guerin, Andrew M. Haidle, Solomon Kattar, Sandra Lee Knowles, Chaomin Li, Jongwon Lim, Michelle R. Machacek, Matthew L. Maddess, Alan B. Northrup, Brendan M. O'Boyle, Ryan D. Otte, Alessia Petrocchi, Michael H. Reutershan, Joel S. Robichaud, Eric Romeo, Adam J. Schell, Tony Siu, Kerrie B. Spencer, Brandon M. Taoka, B. Wesley Trotter, Hyun Chong Woo, Hua Zhou