Satoshi Itadani 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).
Abstract: As a compound having a potent oral activity and a long-lasting cysLT1/cysLT2 receptor antagonistic activity, the compound of the formula (I): which exhibits potent antagonistic activity against the cysLT1/cysLT2 receptor, and have long-lasting effects even in case of oral administration, and therefore is useful as an oral agent for preventing and/or treating a variety of diseases, for example, respiratory disease (for example, asthma (bronchial asthma, etc.), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary emphysema, chronic bronchitis, pneumonia (interstitial pneumonia, etc.), severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), apnea syndrome, allergic rhinitis, sinusitis (acute sinusitis, chronic sinusitis, etc.), pulmonary fibrosis, coughing (chronic coughing, etc.), and the like) was developed.