Patents by Inventor Wesley J. Cosand

Wesley J. Cosand 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: 5409898
    Abstract: The invention is directed to compositions and methods for treating an infection caused by an organism susceptible to a .beta.-lactam antibiotic comprising two or more active agents. In one embodiment, the composition comprises: (1) a .beta.-lactam antibiotic and (2) a cationic oligopeptide. In another embodiment, the invention is also directed to a composition comprising: (1) a .beta.-lactam antibiotic which inhibits the growth of Enterobacteriaceae bacteria and (2) at least one membrane active substance. Further, the invention is also directed to improved methods for screening potential bactericidal compositions in vitro wherein components of an active complement cascade are included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 1994
    Date of Patent: April 25, 1995
    Assignee: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
    Inventors: Richard C. Darveau, James J. Blake, Wesley J. Cosand