Patents by Inventor Thomas Joseph Commons

Thomas Joseph Commons 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: 7652018
    Abstract: Compounds of the following structure are described: wherein R1-R6, R10, m, V, X, Y, Z and Q are described herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, tautomer, metabolite or prodrug thereof. These compounds are useful for treating a variety of hormone-related conditions including contraception, treating or preventing fibroids, endometriosis, dysfunctional bleeding, uterine leiomyomata, polycystic ovary syndrome, or hormone-dependent carcinomas, providing hormone replacement therapy, stimulating food intake or synchronizing estrus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2010
    Assignee: Wyeth LLC
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Andrew Fensome, Gavin David Heffernan, Casey Cameron McComas, Richard Page Woodworth, Jr., Michael Byron Webb, Michael Anthony Marella, Edward George Melenski
  • Patent number: 7649007
    Abstract: Compounds of the following structure are described: wherein R1-R6, m, V, W, X, Y, Z and Q are described herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, tautomer, metabolite or prodrug thereof. These compounds are useful for treating a variety of hormone-related conditions including contraception, treating or preventing fibroids, endometriosis, dysfunctional bleeding, uterine leiomyomata, polycystic ovary syndrome, or hormone-dependent carcinomas, providing hormone replacement therapy, stimulating food intake or synchronizing estrus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2010
    Assignee: Wyeth LLC
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Andrew Fensome, Gavin David Heffernan, Casey Cameron McComas, Richard Page Woodworth, Jr., Michael Byron Webb, Michael Anthony Marella, Edward George Melenski, Ronald Charles Bernotas
  • Patent number: 7618990
    Abstract: Compounds of the following structure are described: wherein R1, R2, R5, R6, V, X, Y, Z and Q are described herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, tautomer, metabolite or prodrug thereof. These compounds are useful for treating a variety of hormone-related conditions including contraception, treating or preventing fibroids, endometriosis, dysfunctional bleeding, uterine leiomyomata, polycystic ovary syndrome, or hormone-dependent carcinomas, providing hormone replacement therapy, stimulating food intake or synchronizing estrus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2009
    Assignee: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Andrew Fensome, Gavin David Heffernan, Casey Cameron McComas, Richard Page Woodworth, Jr., Michael Byron Webb, Michael Anthony Marella, Edward George Melenski, Ronald Charles Bernotas
  • Patent number: 7618989
    Abstract: Compounds of the following structure are described: wherein R1-R6, R16, m, V, W, X, Y, and Q are described herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, tautomer, metabolite or prodrug thereof. These compounds are useful for treating a variety of hormone-related conditions including contraception, treating or preventing fibroids, endometriosis, dysfunctional bleeding, uterine leiomyomata, polycystic ovary syndrome, or hormone-dependent carcinomas, providing hormone replacement therapy, stimulating food intake or synchronizing estrus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2009
    Assignee: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Andrew Fensome, Gavin David Heffernan, Casey Cameron McComas, Richard Page Woodworth, Jr., Michael Byron Webb, Michael Anthony Marella, Edward George Melenski, Ronald Charles Bernotas
  • Publication number: 20090197878
    Abstract: Compounds of formula (I), or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, are provided, wherein R1-R6 and X are defined herein. Also provided are methods of preparing the compounds of formula (I), pharmaceutical compositions and kits containing a compound of formula (I), as are methods of treating endometriosis, hormone-dependent carcinomas, leiomyoma, fibroids, dysfunctional bleeding, polycystic ovary syndrome, and menopause related symptoms; methods of contraception; methods of providing hormone replacement therapy; methods of stimulating food intake; methods of synchronizing estrus; and methods of treating symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder by administering to a mammal in need thereof a pharmaceutically effective amount of a compound of formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2009
    Publication date: August 6, 2009
    Applicant: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Douglas John Jenkins, Eugene John Trybulski, Andrew Fensome
  • Patent number: 7538107
    Abstract: Compounds of the following structure are described: wherein R1-R6, m, V, X, Y, Z and Q are described herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, tautomer, metabolite or prodrug thereof. These compounds are useful for treating a variety of hormone-related conditions including contraception, treating or preventing fibroids, endometriosis, dysfunctional bleeding, uterine leiomyomata, polycystic ovary syndrome, or hormone-dependent carcinomas, providing hormone replacement therapy, stimulating food intake or synchronizing estrus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2009
    Assignee: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Andrew Fensome, Gavin David Heffernan, Casey Cameron McComas, Richard Page Woodworth, Jr., Michael Byron Webb, Michael Anthony Marella, Edward George Melenski, Ronald Charles Bernotas
  • Patent number: 7534894
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to substituted biphenyloxy acids (such as 4?-aryl-amido-biphenyl-4(3)-yloxy-acids and 4?-aryl-amidomethyl-biphenyl-4(3)-yloxy-acids) and methods of using them, for example, as PAI-1 inhibitors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2009
    Assignee: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Susan Christman Croce, Eugene John Trybulski, Hassan Mahmoud Elokdah, David LeRoy Crandall
  • Publication number: 20080045579
    Abstract: Compounds of the following structure are described: wherein R1-R6, m, V, W, X, Y, Z and Q are described herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, tautomer, metabolite or prodrug thereof. These compounds are useful for treating a variety of hormone-related conditions including contraception, treating or preventing fibroids, endometriosis, dysfunctional bleeding, uterine leiomyomata, polycystic ovary syndrome, or hormone-dependent carcinomas, providing hormone replacement therapy, stimulating food intake or synchronizing estrus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Publication date: February 21, 2008
    Applicant: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Andrew Fensome, Gavin David Heffernan, Casey Cameron McComas, Richard Page Woodworth, Michael Byron Webb, Michael Anthony Marella, Edward George Melenski, Ronald Charles Bernotas
  • Publication number: 20080045578
    Abstract: Compounds of the following structure are described: wherein R1-R6, R16, m, V, W, X, Y, and Q are described herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, tautomer, metabolite or prodrug thereof. These compounds are useful for treating a variety of hormone-related conditions including contraception, treating or preventing fibroids, endometriosis, dysfunctional bleeding, uterine leiomyomata, polycystic ovary syndrome, or hormone-dependent carcinomas, providing hormone replacement therapy, stimulating food intake or synchronizing estrus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Publication date: February 21, 2008
    Applicant: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Andrew Fensome, Gavin David Heffernan, Casey Cameron McComas, Richard Page Woodworth, Michael Byron Webb, Michael Anthony Marella, Edward George Melenski, Ronald Charles Bernotas
  • Publication number: 20080045518
    Abstract: Compounds of the following structure are described: wherein R1-R6, m, V, X, Y, Z and Q are described herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, tautomer, metabolite or prodrug thereof. These compounds are useful for treating a variety of hormone-related conditions including contraception, treating or preventing fibroids, endometriosis, dysfunctional bleeding, uterine leiomyomata, polycystic ovary syndrome, or hormone-dependent carcinomas, providing hormone replacement therapy, stimulating food intake or synchronizing estrus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Publication date: February 21, 2008
    Applicant: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Andrew Fensome, Gavin David Heffernan, Casey Cameron McComas, Richard Page Woodworth, Michael Byron Webb, Michael Anthony Marella, Edward George Melenski, Ronald Charles Bernotas
  • Publication number: 20080045556
    Abstract: Compounds of the following structure are described: wherein R1, R2, R5, R6, V, X, Y, Z and Q are described herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, tautomer, metabolite or prodrug thereof. These compounds are useful for treating a variety of hormone-related conditions including contraception, treating or preventing fibroids, endometriosis, dysfunctional bleeding, uterine leiomyomata, polycystic ovary syndrome, or hormone-dependent carcinomas, providing hormone replacement therapy, stimulating food intake or synchronizing estrus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Publication date: February 21, 2008
    Applicant: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Andrew Fensome, Gavin David Heffernan, Casey Cameron McComas, Richard Page Woodworth, Michael Byron Webb, Michael Anthony Marella, Edward George Melenski, Ronald Charles Bernotas
  • Publication number: 20080045577
    Abstract: Compounds of the following structure are described: wherein R1-R6, R10, m, V, X, Y, Z and Q are described herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, tautomer, metabolite or prodrug thereof. These compounds are useful for treating a variety of hormone-related conditions including contraception, treating or preventing fibroids, endometriosis, dysfunctional bleeding, uterine leiomyomata, polycystic ovary syndrome, or hormone-dependent carcinomas, providing hormone replacement therapy, stimulating food intake or synchronizing estrus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Publication date: February 21, 2008
    Applicant: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Andrew Fensome, Gavin David Heffernan, Casey Cameron McComas, Richard Page Woodworth, Michael Byron Webb, Michael Anthony Marella, Edward George Melenski
  • Publication number: 20080045560
    Abstract: Compounds of the following structure are described: wherein R1-R6, R11, R12, m, V, X, Y, Z and Q are described herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, tautomer, metabolite or prodrug thereof. These compounds are useful for treating a variety of hormone-related conditions including contraception, treating or preventing fibroids, endometriosis, dysfunctional bleeding, uterine leiomyomata, polycystic ovary syndrome, or hormone-dependent carcinomas, providing hormone replacement therapy, stimulating food intake or synchronizing estrus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2007
    Publication date: February 21, 2008
    Applicant: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Andrew Fensome, Gavin David Heffernan, Casey Cameron McComas, Richard Page Woodworth, Michael Byron Webb, Michael Anthony Marella, Edward George Melenski
  • Patent number: 6589970
    Abstract: This invention provides novel compounds, pharmaceutical compositions and methods of treating thrombotic disorders in mammals, the compounds having the formula: Wherein: Ar is phenyl, naphthyl, furanyl, benzofuranyl, indolyl, pyrazolyl, oxazolyl, fluorenyl, phenylcycloalkane where the cycloalkane can be cyclopropyl, cyclobutyl, cyclopentyl or cyclohexyl and Ar can be optionally substituted by 1 to 3 groups selected from C1-C6 alkyl, C1-C6 alkoxy, hydroxy, phenyl-(CH2)0-6—, phenyl-(CH2)0-6O—, C3-C6 cycloalkyl, —(CH2)—C3-C6 cycloalkyl, halogen, C1-C3 perflouroalkyl and C1-C3 perfluoroalkoxy where phenyl can be substituted with from 1 to 3 groups selected from C1-C6 alkyl, C1-C6 alkoxy, phenyl, halogen, trifluoromethyl or trifluoromethoxy; R1 is hydrogen, C1-C6 alkyl or phenyl-(CH2)1-6— where phenyl can be substituted with C1-C6 alkyl, C1-C6 alkoxy, halo, trifluoromethyl or trifluoromethoxy; R2 and R3 are H, C1-C6 alkyl, phenyl-(CH2)0-3—, halo and C1-C3 perflu
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2003
    Assignee: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Susan Christman Croce, Richard Page Woodworth, Eugene John Trybulski, Hassan Mahmoud Elokdah, David LeRoy Crandall
  • Publication number: 20030045560
    Abstract: This invention provides novel compounds, pharmaceutical compositions and methods of treating thrombotic disorders in mammals, the compounds having the formula: 1
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2002
    Publication date: March 6, 2003
    Applicant: Wyeth
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Susan Christman Croce, Richard Page Woodworth, Eugene John Trybulski, Hassan Mohmoud Elokdah, David LeRoy Crandall
  • Patent number: 6049006
    Abstract: This invention relates to the treatment of atherosclerosis via raising the level of HDL cholesterol by administration of a compound of the formula ##STR1## wherein: R.sup.1, R.sup.2, and R.sup.3 are independently hydrogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl or --(CH.sub.2).sub.0-6 Ph where Ph is phenyl optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxy, trifluoromethyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxycarbonyl, --CO.sub.2 H or OH;R.sup.4 is hydrogen or C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl;R.sup.5 is hydrogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, C.sub.3 -C.sub.8 cycloalkyl, or --(CH.sub.2).sub.0-6 Ar.sup.1 where Ar.sup.1 is phenyl naphthyl, furanyl, pyridinyl or thienyl and Ar.sup.1 can be optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, phenyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxy, phenoxy, tifluoromethyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxycarbonyl, --CO.sub.2 H or OH; andAr is phenyl, naphthyl, furanyl, pyridinyl or thienyl or Ar is optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 1998
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2000
    Assignee: American Home Products Corp.
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Susan Christman
  • Patent number: 6034272
    Abstract: This invention relates to the treatment of atherosclerosis via raising the level of HDL cholesterol by administration of a compound of the formula ##STR1## wherein: R.sup.1, R.sup.2, and R.sup.3 are independently hydrogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl or --(CH.sub.2).sub.0-6 Ph where Ph is phenyl is optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxy, trifluoromethyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxycarbonyl, --CO.sub.2 H or OH;R.sup.4 is hydrogen or C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl;R.sup.5 is hydrogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, C.sub.3 -C.sub.8 cycloalkyl, or --(CH.sub.2).sub.0-6 Ar.sup.1 where Ar.sup.1 is phenyl, naphthyl, furanyl, pyridinyl or thienyl and Ar.sup.1 can be optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, phenyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxy, phenoxy, trifluoromethyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxycarbonyl, --CO.sub.2 H or OH; andAr is phenyl, naphthyl, furanyl, pyridinyl or thienyl or Ar is optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 1998
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2000
    Assignee: American Home Products Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Susan Christman
  • Patent number: 6008362
    Abstract: This invention relates to the treatment of atherosclerosis via raising the level of HDL cholesterol by administration of a compound of the formula ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1, R.sup.2, and R.sup.3 are independently hydrogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.10 alkyl, or --(CH.sub.2).sub.0-6 Ar.sup.1 where Ar.sup.1 is phenyl, furanyl, pyridinyl or thienyl, and Ar.sup.1 is optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxy, trifluoromethyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxycarbonyl, --CO.sub.2 H or OH; and Ar is phenyl, napthyl, furanyl, pyridinyl or thienyl optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxy, trifluoromethyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxycarbonyl, --CO.sub.2 H or OH.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 28, 1999
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Christa L. Musial, Susan Christman
  • Patent number: 5977170
    Abstract: This invention relates to the treatment of atherosclerosis via raising the level of HDL cholesterol by administration of a compound of the formula ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1, R.sup.2, and R.sup.3 are independently hydrogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl or --(CH.sub.2).sub.0-6 Ph where Ph is optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxy, trifluoromethyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxycarbonyl, --CO.sub.2 H or OH;R.sub.4 and R.sub.5 are independently hydrogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, C.sub.3 -C.sub.8 cycloalkyl, or --(CH.sub.2).sub.0-6 Ar.sup.1 where Ar.sup.1 is phenyl, naphthyl, furanyl, pyridinyl or thenyl and Ar.sup.1 can be optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, phenyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxy, phenoxy, trifluoromethyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxycarbonyl, --CO.sub.2 H or OH; andAr is phenyl, naphthyl, furanyl, pyridinyl or thienyl or Ar is optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, phenyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 2, 1999
    Assignee: American Home Products Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Susan Christman
  • Patent number: 5968975
    Abstract: This invention relates to the treatment of atherosclerosis via raising the level of HDL cholesterol by administration of a compound of the formula ##STR1## wherein: R.sup.1, R.sup.2, and R.sup.3 are independently hydrogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl or --(CH.sub.2).sub.0-6 Ph where Ph is phenyl optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxy, trifluoromethyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxycarbonyl, --CO.sub.2 H or OH;R.sup.4 and R.sup.5 are independently hydrogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, C.sub.3 -C.sub.8 cycloalkyl, or --(CH.sub.2).sub.0-6 Ar.sup.1 where Ar.sup.1 is phenyl, naphthyl, furanyl, pyridinyl or thienyl and Ar.sup.1 can be optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, phenyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxy, phenoxy, trifluoromethyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkoxycarbonyl, --CO.sub.2 H or OH; andAr is phenyl, naphthyl, furanyl, pyridinyl or thienyl or Ar is optionally substituted by halogen, cyano, nitro, C.sub.1 -C.sub.6 alkyl, C.sub.3 -C.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 19, 1999
    Assignee: American Home Products Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas Joseph Commons, Susan Christman