Patents by Inventor Steven Charles DeFina

Steven Charles DeFina 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: 20170166523
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula I: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts and solvates thereof. Such compounds are MEK inhibitors and are useful in the treatment of proliferative diseases, such as cancer. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds as well as methods of using the compounds and compositions of the invention in the treatment of cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2015
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: Naing Aay, Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles DeFina, Larisa Dubenko, Anagha Abhijit Joshi, Abigail R. Kennedy, Angie Inyoung Kim, Elena S. Koltun, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang
  • Publication number: 20150141399
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula I: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts and solvates thereof. Such compounds are MEK inhibitors and are useful in the treatment of proliferative diseases, such as cancer. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds as well as methods of using the compounds and compositions of the invention in the treatment of cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2015
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Naing Aay, Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles DeFina, Larisa Dubenko, Anagha Abhijit Joshi, Abigail R. Kennedy, Angie Inyoung Kim, Elena S. Koltun, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang
  • Publication number: 20140275527
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts and solvates thereof. Such compounds are MEK inhibitors and are useful in the treatment of proliferative diseases, such as cancer. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds as well as methods of using the compounds and compositions of the invention in the treatment of cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventors: Naing Aay, Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles DeFina, Larisa Dubenko, Anagha Abhijit Joshi, Abigail R. Kennedy, Angie Inyoung Kim, Elena S. Koltun, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang
  • Patent number: 8697737
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the Formula I, wherein G, A, X1, X2, X3, Z, E, Y, and X are defined herein. The compounds modulate protein kinase enzymatic activity to modulate cellular activities such as proliferation, differentiation, programmed cell death, migration and chemoinvasion. Compounds of the invention inhibit, regulate and/or modulate kinases, particularly Raf. Methods of using and preparing the compounds, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof, to treat kinase-dependent diseases and conditions are also an aspect of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventors: Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Larisa Dubenko, Abigail R. Kennedy, Steven Charles Defina, Angie I. Kim, Jean-Claire L. Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang, Anagha Abhijit Joshi
  • Patent number: 8648066
    Abstract: The invention is directed to Compounds of Formula I: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts or solvates thereof, as well as methods of making and using the compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventors: Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Chris Allen Buhr, Joerg Bussenius, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles DeFina, Larisa Dubenko, Jason R. Harris, Eileen E. Jackson-Ugueto, Anagha Joshi, Angie Inyoung Kim, Amy Lew Tsuhako, Sunghoon Ma, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Stephanie Ng, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang, Cristiana A. Zaharia
  • Patent number: 8637499
    Abstract: The invention is directed to Compounds of Formula (I): the invention provides compounds that inhibit, regulate, and/or modulate P13K and/or mTOR that are useful in the treatment of hyperproliferative diseases, such as cancer, in mammals. This invention also provides methods of making the compound methods of using such compounds in the treatment of hyperproliferative diseases in mammals, especially humans, and to pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventors: Naing Aay, Arlyn Arcalas, Joerg Bussenius, Steven Charles DeFina, Larisa Dubenko, Jason R. Harris, Eileen E. Jackson-Ugueto, Angie Inyoung Kim, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Michael Pack, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang, Owen Joseph Bowles, Jeffry Kimo Curtis
  • Patent number: 8362002
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts and solvates thereof. Such compounds are MEK inhibitors and are useful in the treatment of proliferative diseases, such as cancer. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds as well as methods of using the compounds and compositions of the invention in the treatment of cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventors: Naing Aay, Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles DeFina, Larisa Dubenko, Anagha Abhijit Joshi, Abigail R. Kennedy, Angie Inyoung Kim, Elena S. Koltun, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang
  • Patent number: 8076338
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the Formula (I) and (II) wherein R, R21, R25-R33, m, n, X21-X23, and Q1 are defined herein. The compounds modulate protein kinase enzymatic activity to modulate cellular activities such as proliferation, differentiation, programmed cell death, migration and chemoinvasion. Compounds of the invention inhibit, regulate and/or modulate kinases, particularly p70S6 and/or Akt kinases. Methods of using and preparing the compounds, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof, to treat kinase-dependent diseases and conditions are also an aspect of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2011
    Assignee: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventors: Neel K. Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Lynne Canne Bannen, Diva Sze-Ming Chan, Baili Chen, Erick Wang Co, Simona Costanzo, Steven Charles Defina, Larisa Dubenko, Maurizio Franzini, Ping Huang, Vasu Jammalamadaka, Richard George Khoury, Moon Hwan Kim, Rhett Ronald Klein, Donna Tra Le, Morrison B. Mac, John M. Nuss, Jason Jevious Parks, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang, Amy Lew Tsuhako, Yong Wang, Wei Xu
  • Publication number: 20110263558
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts and solvates thereof. Such compounds are MEK inhibitors and are useful in the treatment of proliferative diseases, such as cancer. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds as well as methods of using the compounds and compositions of the invention in the treatment of cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2011
    Publication date: October 27, 2011
    Applicant: EXELIXIS, INC.
    Inventors: Naing Aay, Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles DeFina, Larisa Dubenko, Anagha Abhijit Joshi, Abigail R. Kennedy, Angie Inyoung Kim, Elena S. Koltun, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang
  • Patent number: 8012956
    Abstract: A compound according to Formula I or II: wherein R1, R1b, R2, L1, and L2 and L2b are as defined in the specification, pharmaceutical compositions thereof, and methods of use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Assignee: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth D. Rice, Naing Aay, Neel Kumar Anand, Arlyn Arcalas, Tae-Gon Baik, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Chris A. Buhr, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffrey Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles Defina, Larisa Dubenko, Abigail R. Kennedy, Angie Inyoung Kim, Katherine Lara, Sunghoon Ma, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Tsze H. Tsang, Longcheng Wang
  • Patent number: 7915250
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts and solvates thereof. Such compounds are MEK inhibitors and are useful in the treatment of proliferative diseases, such as cancer. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds as well as methods of using the compounds and compositions of the invention in the treatment of cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2011
    Assignee: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventors: Naing Aay, Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles DeFina, Larisa Dubenko, Anagha Abhijit Joshi, Abigail R. Kennedy, Angie Inyoung Kim, Elena S. Koltun, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang
  • Publication number: 20110071145
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the Formula I, wherein G, A, X1, X2, X3, Z, E, Y, and X are defined herein. The compounds modulate protein kinase enzymatic activity to modulate cellular activities such as proliferation, differentiation, programmed cell death, migration and chemoinvasion. Compounds of the invention inhibit, regulate and/or modulate kinases, particularly Raf. Methods of using and preparing the compounds, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof, to treat kinase-dependent diseases and conditions are also an aspect of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2010
    Publication date: March 24, 2011
    Applicant: EXELIXIS, INC.
    Inventors: Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Larisa Dubenko, Abigail R. Kennedy, Steven Charles Defina, Angie I. Kim, Jean-Claire L. Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang, Anagha Abhijit Joshi
  • Patent number: 7846959
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the Formula I, wherein G, A, X1, X2, X3, Z, E, Y, and X are defined herein. The compounds modulate protein kinase enzymatic activity to modulate cellular activities such as proliferation, differentiation, programmed cell death, migration and chemoinvasion. Compounds of the invention inhibit, regulate and/or modulate kinases, particularly Raf. Methods of using and preparing the compounds, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof, to treat kinase-dependent diseases and conditions are also an aspect of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2010
    Assignee: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventors: Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Larisa Dubenko, Abigail R. Kennedy, Steven Charles Defina, Angie I. Kim, Jean-Claire L. Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang, Anagha Abhijit Joshi
  • Publication number: 20100298290
    Abstract: The invention is directed to Compounds of Formula I: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts or solvates thereof, as well as methods of making and using the compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2010
    Publication date: November 25, 2010
    Applicant: EXELIXIS, INC.
    Inventors: Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Chris Allen Buhr, Joerg Bussenius, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles DeFina, Larisa Dubenko, Jason R. Harris, Eileen E. Jackson-Ugueto, Anagha Joshi, Angie Inyoung Kim, Amy Lew Tsuhako, Sunghoon Ma, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Stephanie Ng, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang, Cristiana A. Zaharia
  • Publication number: 20100249096
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts and solvates thereof. Such compounds are MEK inhibitors and are useful in the treatment of proliferative diseases, such as cancer. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds as well as methods of using the compounds and compositions of the invention in the treatment of cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2010
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: EXELIXIS, INC.
    Inventors: Naing Aay, Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles DeFina, Larisa Dubenko, Anagha Abhijit Joshi, Abigail R. Kennedy, Angie Inyoung Kim, Elena S. Koltun, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang
  • Patent number: 7803839
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts and solvates thereof. Such compounds are MEK inhibitors and are useful in the treatment of proliferative diseases, such as cancer. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds as well as methods of using the compounds and compositions of the invention in the treatment of cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2010
    Assignee: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventors: Naing Aay, Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles DeFina, Larisa Dubenko, Anagha Abhijit Joshi, Abigail R. Kennedy, Angie Inyoung Kim, Elena S. Koltun, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang
  • Publication number: 20090163471
    Abstract: A compound according to Formula I or II: wherein R1, R1b, R2, L1, and L2 and L2b are as defined in the specification, pharmaceutical compositions thereof, and methods of use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2008
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Inventors: Kenneth D. Rice, Naing Aay, Neel Kumar Anand, Arlyn Arcalas, Tae-Gon Baik, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Chris A. Buhr, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffrey Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles Defina, Larisa Dubenko, Abigail R. Kennedy, Angie Inyoung Kim, Katherine Lara, Sunghoon Ma, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Tsze H. Tsang, Longcheng Wang
  • Publication number: 20090156576
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts and solvates thereof. Such compounds are MEK inhibitors and are useful in the treatment of proliferative diseases, such as cancer. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds as well as methods of using the compounds and compositions of the invention in the treatment of cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2006
    Publication date: June 18, 2009
    Applicant: EXELIXIS INC.
    Inventors: Naing Aay, Neel Kumar Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Simona Costanzo, Jeffry Kimo Curtis, Steven Charles DeFina, Larisa Dubenko, Anagha Abhijit Joshi, Abigail R. Kennedy, Angie Inyoung Kim, Elena S. Koltun, Jean-Claire Limun Manalo, Csaba J. Peto, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang
  • Publication number: 20080076774
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the Formula (I) and (II) wherein R, R21, R25-R33, m, n, X21-X23, and Q1 are defined herein. The compounds modulate protein kinase enzymatic activity to modulate cellular activities such as proliferation, differentiation, programmed cell death, migration and chemoinvasion. Compounds of the invention inhibit, regulate and/or modulate kinases, particularly p70S6 and/or Akt kinases. Methods of using and preparing the compounds, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof, to treat kinase-dependent diseases and conditions are also an aspect of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2005
    Publication date: March 27, 2008
    Applicant: Exelixis, Inc.
    Inventors: Neel K. Anand, Charles M. Blazey, Owen Joseph Bowles, Joerg Bussenius, Lynne Canne Bannen, Diva Sze-Ming Chan, Baili Chen, Erick Wang Co, Simona Costanzo, Steven Charles Defina, Larisa Dubenko, Maurizio Franzini, Ping Huang, Vasu Jammalamadaka, Richard George Khoury, Moon Hwan Kim, Rhett Ronald Klein, Donna Tra Le, Morrison B. Mac, John M. Nuss, Jason Jevious Parks, Kenneth D. Rice, Tsze H. Tsang, Amy Lew Tsuhako, Yong Wang, Wei Xu