Patents by Inventor Shawn J. Stachel

Shawn J. Stachel 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: 11377438
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are inhibitors of Nav1.8 channel activity and may be useful in the treatment, prevention, management, amelioration, control and suppression of diseases mediated by Nav1.8 channel activity. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment, prevention or management of pain disorders, cough disorders, acute itch disorders, and chronic itch disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
    Inventors: Ashok Arasappan, Ian M. Bell, Michael J. Breslin, Christopher James Bungard, Christopher S. Burgey, Harry R. Chobanian, Jason M. Cox, Anthony T. Ginnetti, Deodial Guy Guiadeen, Kristen L. G. Jones, Mark E. Layton, Hong Liu, Jian Liu, James J. Perkins, Shawn J. Stachel, Linda M. Suen-Lai, Zhe Wu
  • Publication number: 20220144771
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to pyrrolidine compounds which are agonists 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: February 11, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Stephane L. Bogen, Michael J. Breslin, Dane James Clausen, Anthony Ginnetti, Michael T. Rudd, Shawn J. Stachel, Craig A. Stump, Dexi Yang
  • Publication number: 20220119363
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are inhibitors of Nav1.8 channel activity and may be useful in the treatment, prevention, management, amelioration, control and suppression of diseases mediated by Nav1.8 channel activity. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment, prevention or management of pain disorders, cough disorders, acute itch disorders, and chronic itch disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael J. Breslin, Christopher James Bungard, Harry R. Chobanian, Kristen L. G. Jones, Mark E. Layton, Jian Liu, James J. Perkins, Jeffrey William Schubert, Shawn J. Stachel, Linda M. Suen-Lai, Zhe Wu
  • Publication number: 20210387966
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are inhibitors of Nav1.8 channel activity and may be useful in the treatment, prevention, management, amelioration, control and suppression of diseases mediated by Nav1.8 channel activity. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment, prevention or management of pain disorders, cough disorders, acute itch disorders, and chronic itch disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Ashok Arasappan, Ian M. Bell, Michael J. Breslin, Christopher James Bungard, Christopher S. Burgey, Harry R. Chobanian, Jason M. Cox, Anthony T. Ginnetti, Deodial Guy Guiadeen, Kristen L. G. Jones, Mark E. Layton, Hong Liu, Jian Liu, James J. Perkins, Shawn J. Stachel, Linda M. Suen-Lai, Zhe Wu
  • Patent number: 10961215
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain substituted N-aryl and N-heteroaryl piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, R5 and R6 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, may be useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu
  • Patent number: 10894775
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein X, Y, R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu, Bin Zhu, Chuanman Huang
  • Publication number: 20200247754
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain substituted aryl and heteroaryl ether compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein X, R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu, Bin Zhu
  • Publication number: 20200140411
    Abstract: Novel compounds of the structural formula (I), and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are inhibitors of Nav1.8 channel activity and may be useful in the treatment, prevention, management, amelioration, control and suppression of diseases mediated by Nav1.8 channel activity. The compounds of the present invention may be useful in the treatment, prevention or management of pain disorders, cough disorders, acute itch disorders, and chronic itch disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Ashok Arasappan, Ian M. Bell, Michael J. Breslin, Christopher James Bungard, Christopher S. Burgey, Harry R. Chobanian, Jason M. Cox, Anthony T. Ginnetti, Deodial Guy Guiadeen, Kristen L. G. Jones, Mark E. Layton, Hong Liu, Jian Liu, James J. Perkins, Shawn J. Stachel, Linda M. Suen-Lai, Zhe Wu
  • Publication number: 20200039951
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain substituted N-aryl and N-heteroaryl piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, R5 and R6 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, may be useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu
  • Publication number: 20190375716
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain piperidine compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein X, Y, R1, R2, R3, L, R4, L1, Q, and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Zhaoyang Meng, Jenny Wai, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Shawn J. Stachel, Yongxin Han, Paul Tempest, Jiuxiang Zhu, Xuewang Xu, Bin Zhu, Chuanman Huang
  • Patent number: 10287293
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to dihydropyrazolopyrimidinone compounds of formulas (I) and (II) which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 2 (PDE2). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis, Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD), or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Shawn J. Stachel, Michael P. Dwyer, Christopher J. Sinz, Jonathan E. Wilson, Daniel V. Paone, Yili Chen, Shimin Xu
  • Patent number: 10239849
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides substituted cyanopyridine containing compounds of the Formula (I): and acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, X, Y, Q, and the moiety are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Edward J. Brnardic, Yuntae Kim, Robert S. Meissner, Vanessa L. Rada, Shawn J. Stachel, Celina V. Zerbinatti
  • Patent number: 10174037
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to dihydropyrazolopyrimidinone compounds of formula (I) which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 2 (PDE2). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis, Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD), or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Dong-Ming Shen, Michael P. Dwyer, Christopher J. Sinz, Deping Wang, Shawn J. Stachel, Daniel V. Paone, Ashley Forster, Richard Berger, Yili Chen, Yimin Qian, Shimin Xu, Chunmei Hu
  • Patent number: 10160762
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 6-alkyl dihydropyrazolopyrimidinone compounds of formula (I) which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 2 (PDE2). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis, Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD), or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypo-function or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Dong-Ming Shen, Michael P. Dwyer, Christopher J. Sinz, Deping Wang, Shawn J. Stachel, Daniel V. Paone, Ashley Forster, Richard Berger, Yili Chen, Yimin Qian, Shimin Xu, Chunmei Hu, William D. Shipe, Jianmin Fu, Zhigang Guo, Haitang Li, Yingjian Bo
  • Publication number: 20180327374
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides substituted cyanopyridine containing compounds of the Formula (I): and acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, X, Y, Q, and the moiety are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Michael T. Rudd, Edward J. Brnardic, Yuntae Kim, Robert S. Meissner, Vanessa L. Rada, Shawn J. Stachel, Celina V. Zerbinatti
  • Publication number: 20180305332
    Abstract: In its many embodiments, the present invention provides certain substituted bispiperidinyl compounds of the Formula (I): and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, L, R4, Q and R5 are as defined herein. The novel compounds of the invention, and pharmaceutically acceptable compositions comprising a compound thereof, are useful as Liver X-? receptor (LXR?) agonists, and may be useful for treating or preventing pathologies related thereto. Such pathologies include, but are not limited to, inflammatory diseases and diseases characterized by defects in cholesterol and lipid metabolism, such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2016
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Shawn J. Stachel, David Jonathan Bennett, Edward J. Brnardic, Nigel J. Liverton, Peter J. Manley, Zhaoyang Meng, Kausik K. Nanda, Michael T. Rudd, Jenny Wai
  • Publication number: 20180148453
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to dihydropyrazolopyrimidinone compounds of formula (I) which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 2 (PDE2). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis, Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD), or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Applicants: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R & D (China) Co. LTD.
    Inventors: Dong-Ming Shen, Michael P. Dwyer, Christopher J. Sinz, Deping Wang, Shawn J. Stachel, Daniel V. Paone, Ashley Forster, Richard Berger, Yili Chen, Yimin Qian, Shimin Xu, Chunmei Hu
  • Publication number: 20180141952
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to dihydropyrazolopyrimidinone compounds of formulas (I) and (II) which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 2 (PDE2). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis, Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD), or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypofunction or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Shawn J. Stachel, Michael P. Dwyer, Christopher J. Sinz, Jonathan E. Wilson, Daniel V. Paone, Yili Chen, Shimin Xu
  • Publication number: 20180134712
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 6-alkyl dihydropyrazolopyrimidinone compounds of formula (I) which are useful as therapeutic agents for the treatment of central nervous system disorders associated with phosphodiesterase 2 (PDE2). The present invention also relates to the use of such compounds for treating neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, psychosis, Parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD), or Huntington's disease, and those associated with striatal hypo-function or basal ganglia dysfunction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Applicants: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R & D (China) Co. LTD.
    Inventors: Dong-Ming Shen, Michael P. Dwyer, Christopher J. Sinz, Deping Wang, Shawn J. Stachel, Daniel V. Paone, Ashley Forster, Richard Berger, Yilli Chen, Yimin Qian, Shimin Xu, Chunmel Hu, William D. Shipe, Jianmin Fu, Zhigang Guo, HAITANG LI, Yingjian Bo
  • Patent number: 9505739
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to spiropyrrolidine compounds of formula (I) which are inhibitors of the beta-secretase enzyme and that are useful in the treatment of diseases in which the beta-secretase enzyme is involved, such as Alzheimer's disease. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the treatment of such diseases in which the beta-secretase enzyme is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Shawn J. Stachel, Craig A. Coburn, Thomas G. Steele, Hao Wu