Patents by Inventor William J. Greenlee

William J. Greenlee 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: 11453675
    Abstract: The invention provides substituted imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidinyl carboxamide and related organic compounds, compositions containing such compounds, medical kits, and methods for using such compounds and compositions to treat medical disorders, e.g., Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, dementia, or multiple system atrophy, in a patient. Exemplary substituted imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidinyl carboxamide compounds described herein include substituted 2-heterocyclyl-4-alkyl-imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidine-8-carboxamide compounds and variants thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Bial—R&D Investments, S.A.
    Inventors: Renato T. Skerlj, Elyse Marie Josee Bourque, Peter T. Lansbury, William J. Greenlee, Andrew C. Good
  • Publication number: 20220251084
    Abstract: Provided herein are compounds that modulate progranulin and methods of using the compounds in progranulin-associated disorders, such as Frontotemporal dementia (FTD).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: Duane A. Burnett, William J. Greenlee, James C. Lanter
  • Publication number: 20220185814
    Abstract: The invention provides substituted imidazo[1,2-b]pyridazine compounds, substituted imidazo[1,5-b]pyridazine compounds, related compounds, compositions containing such compounds, medical kits, and methods for using such compounds and compositions to treat medical disorders, e.g., Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, dementia, or multiple system atrophy, in a patient. Exemplary substituted imidazo[1,2-b]pyridazine compounds described herein include substituted imidazo[1,2-b]pyridazine-3-carboxamide compounds and variants thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: Bial - R&D Investments, S.A.
    Inventors: Renato T. Skerlj, Elyse Marie Josee Bourque, William J. Greenlee, Peter T. Lansbury
  • Publication number: 20220009935
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to compounds, pharmaceutical compositions comprising them, and methods of using the compounds and compositions for treating diseases related to glioma-associated oncogene (Gli) expression. More particularly, this disclosure relates to bicyclic compounds and pharmaceutical compositions thereof, methods of inhibiting Gli expression with these compounds, and methods of treating diseases related to Gli expression.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: William J. GREENLEE, John VAN DRIE, Xinyan HUANG, James SALZER, Nadim SHOHDY
  • Patent number: 11168087
    Abstract: The invention provides substituted imidazo[1,2-b]pyridazine compounds, substituted imidazo[1,5-b]pyridazine compounds, related compounds, compositions containing such compounds, medical kits, and methods for using such compounds and compositions to treat medical disorders, e.g., Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, dementia, or multiple system atrophy, in a patient. Exemplary substituted imidazo[1,2-b]pyridazine compounds described herein include substituted imidazo[1,2-b]pyridazine-3-carboxamide compounds and variants thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Bial—R&D Investments, S.A.
    Inventors: Renato T. Skerlj, Elyse Marie Josee Bourque, William J. Greenlee, Peter T. Lansbury
  • Publication number: 20210309661
    Abstract: The invention provides substituted imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidinyl carboxamide and related organic compounds, compositions containing such compounds, medical kits, and methods for using such compounds and compositions to treat medical disorders, e.g., Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, dementia, or multiple system atrophy, in a patient. Exemplary substituted imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidinyl carboxamide compounds described herein include substituted 2-heterocyclyl-4-alkyl-imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidine-8-carboxamide compounds and variants thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Renato T. Skerlj, Elyse Marie Josee Bourque, Peter T. Lansbury, William J. Greenlee, Andrew C. Good
  • Patent number: 11124516
    Abstract: The invention provides substituted pyrrolo[1,2-a]pyrimidinyl carboxamide and related organic compounds, compositions containing such compounds, medical kits, and methods for using such compounds and compositions to treat medical disorders, e.g., Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, dementia, or multiple system atrophy, in a patient. Exemplary substituted pyrrolo[1,2-a]pyrimidinyl carboxamide compounds described herein include substituted 2-heterocyclyl-4-alkyl-pyrrolo[1,2-a]pyrimidine-8-carboxarnide compounds and variants thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: BIAL-BIOTECH INVESTMENTS, INC.
    Inventors: Renato T. Skerlj, Elyse Marie Josee Bourque, Peter T. Lansbury, William J. Greenlee, Andrew C. Good
  • Patent number: 10787454
    Abstract: The invention provides substituted imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidinyl carboxamide and related organic compounds, compositions containing such compounds, medical kits, and methods for using such compounds and compositions to treat medical disorders, e.g., Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, dementia, or multiple system atrophy, in a patient. Exemplary substituted imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidinyl carboxamide compounds described herein include substituted 2-heterocyclyl-4-alkyl-imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidine-8-carboxamide compounds and variants thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: BIAL—BioTech Investments, Inc.
    Inventors: Renato T. Skerlj, Elyse Marie Josee Bourque, Peter T. Lansbury, William J. Greenlee, Andrew C. Good
  • Publication number: 20190389866
    Abstract: The invention provides substituted imidazo[1,2-b]pyridazine compounds, substituted imidazo[1,5-b]pyridazine compounds, related compounds, compositions containing such compounds, medical kits, and methods for using such compounds and compositions to treat medical disorders, e.g., Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, dementia, or multiple system atrophy, in a patient. Exemplary substituted imidazo[1,2-b]pyridazine compounds described herein include substituted imidazo[1,2-b]pyridazine-3-carboxamide compounds and variants thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2017
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Renato T. Skerlj, Elyse Marie Josee Bourque, William J. Greenlee, Peter T. Lansbury
  • Publication number: 20190315751
    Abstract: The invention provides substituted pyrrolo[1,2-a]pyrimidinyl carboxamide and related organic compounds, compositions containing such compounds, medical kits, and methods for using such compounds and compositions to treat medical disorders, e.g., Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, dementia, or multiple system atrophy, in a patient. Exemplary substituted pyrrolo[1,2-a]pyrimidinyl carboxamide compounds described herein include substituted 2-heterocyclyl-4-alkyl-pyrrolo [1,2-a]pyrimidine-8-carboxarnide compounds and variants thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Renato T. Skerlj, Elyse Marie Josee Bourque, Peter T. Lansbury, William J. Greenlee, Andrew C. Good
  • Publication number: 20190119283
    Abstract: The invention provides substituted imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidinyl carboxamide and related organic compounds, compositions containing such compounds, medical kits, and methods for using such compounds and compositions to treat medical disorders, e.g., Gaucher disease, Parkinson's disease, Lewy body disease, dementia, or multiple system atrophy, in a patient. Exemplary substituted imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidinyl carboxamide compounds described herein include substituted 2-heterocyclyl-4-alkyl-imidazo[1,5-a]pyrimidine-8-carboxamide compounds and variants thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Renato T. Skerlj, Elyse Marie Josee Bourque, Peter T. Lansbury, William J. Greenlee, Andrew C. Good
  • Patent number: 9409918
    Abstract: The present invention relates to Bridged Bicyclic Piperidine Derivatives, compositions comprising a Bridged Bi-cyclic Piperidine Derivative, and methods of using the Bridged Bicyclic Piperidine Derivatives for treating or preventing obesity, diabetes, a metabolic disorder, a cardiovascular disease or a disorder related to the activity of GPR119 in a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Joel M. Harris, Andrew Stamford, William J. Greenlee, Santhosh Francis Neelamkavil
  • Patent number: 9340530
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bicyclic himbacine derivatives of the formula or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein: X is —O—, —N(R), —C(R8)(R9) or —C(O)—; and Y is —O—, —N(R), —C(R8)(R9) or —C(O)— and the remaining variables are described herein. The compounds of the invention are effective inhibitors of the PAR-1 receptor. The inventive compounds may be used for the treatment or prophylaxis of disease states such as ACS, secondary prevention of myocardial infarction or stroke, or PAD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Mihir Mandal, Timothy A. Blizzard, Helen Chen, Harry Chobanian, Yan Guo, Barbara Pio, Zhicai Wu, Tesfaye Biftu, William J. Greenlee, Johnny Zhaoning Zhu
  • Patent number: 9301929
    Abstract: The present invention relates to Substituted Biaryl Derivatives, compositions comprising a Substituted Biaryl Derivative, and methods of using the Substituted Biaryl Derivatives for treating or preventing obesity, diabetes, a metabolic disorder, a cardiovascular disease or a disorder related to the activity of GPR119 in a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Craig D. Boyle, Claire M. Lankin, William J. Greenlee, Joel M. Harris
  • Patent number: 9278965
    Abstract: This invention provides for certain bridged and fused compounds of the formula G-L-A??I or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, ester of solvate thereof wherein: A is and the other variables are defined herein; the inventive compounds are agonists of the G-protein coupled receptor 40 (GPR40, also known as free fatty acid receptor FFAR). This invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions containing these compounds, and the use of these compounds to regulate insulin levels in a mammal. The compounds may be used, for example in the prevention and treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus and in the prevention and treatment of conditions related to Type 2 diabetes mellitus, such as insulin resistance, obesity and lipid disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Hubert B. Josien, John W. Clader, William J. Greenlee, Michael J. Mayer, Jason L. Davis, Shuangyi Wan
  • Publication number: 20150105354
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of the formula I or a stereoisomer, tautomer, or pharmaceutically acceptable salt or solvate thereof, wherein W is a bond, —C(?S)—, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(?O)—, —O—, —C(R6)(R7)—, —N(R5)— or —C(?N(R5))—; X is —O—, —N(R5)— or —C(R6)(R7)—; provided that when X is —O—, U is not —O—, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(?O)— or —C(?NR5)—; U is a bond, —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —C(O)—, —O—, —P(O)(OR15)—, —C(?NR5)—, —(C(R6)(R7))b— or —N(R5)—; wherein b is 1 or 2; provided that when W is —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —O—, or —N(R5)—, U is not —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —O—, or —N(R5)—; provided that when X is —N(R5)— and W is —S(O)—, —S(O)2—, —O—, or —N(R5)—, then U is not a bond; and R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 are as defined in the specification; and pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of formula I.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicants: MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP., PHARMACOPEIA, LLC
    Inventors: Zhaoning Zhu, Brian McKittrick, Zhong-Yue Sun, Yuanzan C. Ye, Johannes H. Voigt, Corey Strickland, Elizabeth M. Smith, Andrew W. Stamford, William J. Greenlee, Robert D. Mazzola, JR., John Caldwell, Jared N. Cumming, Lingyan Wang, Yusheng Wu, Ulrich Iserloh, Tao Guo, Thuy X.H. Le, Kurt W. Saionz, Suresh D. Babu, Rachael C. Hunter
  • Patent number: 8987242
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of Formula (I) as described herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or a solvate thereof. The present invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising one or more said compounds, and methods for using said compounds for treating or preventing a thromboses, embolisms, hypercoagulability or fibrotic changes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignees: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Mochida Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Samuel Chackalamannil, Tin-Yau Chan, Mariappan V. Chelliah, Martin C. Clasby, Michael Dwyer, William J. Greenlee, Tomokazu Hirabayashi, Santhosh Neelamkavil, Hidemitsu Nishida, Fumihiko Saitoh, Unmesh Shah, Yan Xia
  • Publication number: 20150025046
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bicyclic himbacine derivatives of the formula or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein: X is —O—, —N(R), —C(R8)(R9) or —C(O)—; and Y is —O—, —N(R), —C(R8)(R9) or —C(O)— and the remaining variables are described herein. The compounds of the invention are effective inhibitors of the PAR-1 receptor. The inventive compounds may be used for the treatment or prophylaxis of disease states such as ACS, secondary prevention of myocardial infarction or stroke, or PAD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: Mihir Mandal, Timothy A. Blizzard, Helen Chen, Harry Chobanian, Yan Guo, Barbara Pio, Zhicai Wu, Tesfaye Biftu, William J. Greenlee, Johnny Zhaoning Zhu
  • Patent number: 8933116
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are compounds of Formula (I) and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein each of the substituents is given the definition as set forth in the specification and claims. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing the compound of Formula (I) and use of the compound in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases or conditions such as Alzheimer's disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Wen-Lian Wu, Duane A. Burnett, William J. Greenlee
  • Patent number: 8912206
    Abstract: The present invention relates to Pyrimidine Ether Derivatives, compositions comprising a Pyrimidine Ether Derivative, and methods of using the Pyrimidine Ether Derivatives for treating or preventing obesity, diabetes, a metabolic disorder, a cardiovascular disease or a disorder related to the activity of a G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) in a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Santhosh Francis Neelamkavil, Andrew Stamford, Samuel Chackalamannil, William J. Greenlee