Patents by Inventor Xu-Fang Zhang

Xu-Fang Zhang 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: 9914736
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted five membered heteroaryl benzamide compounds of formula (I) (Formula (I)) which are tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) family protein kinase inhibitors, and hence are useful in the treatment of pain, inflammation, cancer, restenosis, atherosclerosis, psoriasis, thrombosis, a disease, disorder, injury, or malfunction relating to dysmyelination or demyelination or a disease or disorder associated with abnormal activities of nerve growth factor (NGF) receptor TrkA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Helen Mitchell, Mark E. Fraley, Andrew J. Cooke, Craig A. Stump, Xu-Fang Zhang, Casey C. McComas, Kathy Schirripa, Melody McWherter, Ping Liu, Dann Parker, Chun Sing Li, Qinghua Mao
  • Patent number: 9896447
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to benzyl urea compounds of formula (I) which are tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) family protein kinase inhibitors, and hence may be useful in the treatment of pain, inflammation, cancer, restenosis, atherosclerosis, psoriasis, thrombosis, a disease, disorder, injury, or malfunction relating to dysmyelination or demyelination or a disease or disorder associated with abnormal activities of nerve growth factor (NGF) receptor Trk-A, Trk-B and/or Trk-C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Andrew J. Cooke, Craig A. Stump, Xu-Fang Zhang, Chun Sing Li, Qinghua Mao
  • Patent number: 9862716
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a bicyclic heteroaryl benzamide compounds of formula (I) which are tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) family protein kinase inhibitors, and hence are useful in the treatment of pain, inflammation, cancer, restenosis, atherosclerosis, psoriasis, thrombosis, a disease, disorder, injury, or malfunction relating to dysmyelination or demyelination or a disease or disorder associated with abnormal activities of nerve growth factor (NGF) receptor TrkA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Helen Mitchell, Mark E. Fraley, Andrew J. Cooke, Craig A. Stump, Yi-Heng Chen, Xu-Fang Zhang, Casey C. McComas, Kathy Schirripa, Melody McWherter, Swati P. Mercer, Keith P. Moore, Ping Liu, Harold B. Wood, Chun Sing Li, Qinghua Mao, Douglas C. Beshore
  • Patent number: 9815846
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to six membered heteroaryl benzamide compounds of formula (I), which are tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) family protein kinase inhibitors, and hence are useful in the treatment of pain, inflammation, cancer, restenosis, atherosclerosis, psoriasis, thrombosis, a disease, disorder, injury, or malfunction relating to dysmyelination or demyelination or a disease or disorder associated with abnormal activities of nerve growth factor (NGF) receptor TrkA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Helen Mitchell, Mark E. Fraley, Andrew J. Cooke, Craig A. Stump, Yi-Heng Chen, Xu-Fang Zhang, Casey C. McComas, Kathy Schirripa, Melody McWherter, Swati P. Mercer, Kerim Babaoglu, Dongfang Meng, Jane Wu, Ping Liu, Harold B. Wood, Jianming Bao, Chun Sing Li, Qinghua Mao, Zhiqi Qi
  • Patent number: 9718782
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to benzyl urea compounds of formula (I) which are tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) family protein kinase inhibitors, and hence may be useful in the treatment of pain, inflammation, cancer, restenosis, atherosclerosis, psoriasis, thrombosis, a disease, disorder, injury, or malfunction relating to dysmyelination or demyelination or a disease or disorder associated with abnormal activities of nerve growth factor (NGF) receptor Trk-A, Trk-B and/or Trk-C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Andrew J. Cooke, Craig A. Stump, Xu-Fang Zhang, Chun Sing Li, Qinghua Mao
  • Publication number: 20170158698
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to substituted five membered heteroaryl benzamide compounds of formula (I) (Formula (I)) which are tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) family protein kinase inhibitors, and hence are useful in the treatment of pain, inflammation, cancer, restenosis, atherosclerosis, psoriasis, thrombosis, a disease, disorder, injury, or malfunction relating to dysmyelination or demyelination or a disease or disorder associated with abnormal activities of nerve growth factor (NGF) receptor TrkA.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Publication date: June 8, 2017
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Helen Mitchell, Mark E. Fraley, Andrew J. Cooke, Craig A. Stump, Xu-Fang Zhang, Casey C. McComas, Kathy Schirripa, Melody McWherter, Ping Liu, Dann Parker, Chun Sing Li, Qinghua Mao
  • Publication number: 20170114071
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to six membered heteroaryl benzamide compounds of formula (I), which are tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) family protein pain, inflammation, cancer, restenosis, atherosclerosis, psoriasis, thrombosis, a disease, disorder, injury, or malfunction relating to dysmyelination or demyelination or a disease or disorder associated with abnormal activities of nerve growth factor (NGF) receptor TrkA.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Applicants: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., MSD R & D (China) Co., LTD.
    Inventors: Helen Mitchell, Mark E. Fraley, Andrew J. Cooke, Craig A. Stump, Yi- Heng Chen, Xu-Fang Zhang, Casey C. McComas, Kathy Schirripa, Melody McWherter, Swati P. Mercer, Kerim Babaoglu, Dongfang Meng, Jane Wu, Ping Liu, Harold B. Wood, Jianming Bao, Chun Sing Li, Qinghua Mao, Zhiqi Qi
  • Publication number: 20170114056
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a bicyclic heteroaryl benzamide compounds of formula (I) which are tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) family protein kinase inhibitors, and hence are useful in the treatment of pain, inflammation, cancer, restenosis, atherosclerosis, psoriasis, thrombosis, a disease, disorder, injury, or malfunction relating to dysmyelination or demyelination or a disease or disorder associated with abnormal activities of nerve growth factor (NGF) receptor TrkA.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Helen Mitchell, Mark E. Fraley, Andrew J. Cooke, Craig A. Stump, Yi- Heng Chen, Xu-Fang Zhang, Casey C. McComas, Kathy Schirripa, Melody McWherter, Swati P. Mercer, Keith P. Moore, Ping Liu, Harold B. Wood, Chun Sing Li, Qinghua Mao, Douglas C. Beshore
  • Publication number: 20160229850
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to benzyl urea compounds of formula (I) which are tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) family protein kinase inhibitors, and hence may be useful in the treatment of pain, inflammation, cancer, restenosis, atherosclerosis, psoriasis, thrombosis, a disease, disorder, injury, or malfunction relating to dysmyelination or demyelination or a disease or disorder associated with abnormal activities of nerve growth factor (NGF) receptor Trk-A, Trk-B and/or Trk-C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Andrew J. Cooke, Craig A. Stump, Xu-Fang Zhang, Chun Sing Li, Qinghua Mao
  • Publication number: 20160229804
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to benzyl urea compounds of formula (I) which are tropomyosin-related kinase (Trk) family protein kinase inhibitors, and hence may be useful in the treatment of pain, inflammation, cancer, restenosis, atherosclerosis, psoriasis, thrombosis, a disease, disorder, injury, or malfunction relating to dysmyelination or demyelination or a disease or disorder associated with abnormal activities of nerve growth factor (NGF) receptor Trk-A, Trk-B and/or Trk-C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Applicant: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
    Inventors: Andrew J. Cooke, Craig A. Stump, Xu-Fang Zhang, Chun Sing Li, Qinghua Mao
  • Publication number: 20150336948
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to isotopically labeled biaryl urea compounds which possess high affinity to neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs), and thus are useful to determine the amount and distribution of NFTs in brain. The isotopically labeled biaryl urea compounds may also be useful as PET tracers and in competition assays to identify other compounds that may serve as PET tracers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2013
    Publication date: November 26, 2015
    Inventors: Michael D. Altman, Christian Fischer, Jason D. Katz, Theresa M. Williams, Xu-Fang Zhang, Hua Zhou
  • Publication number: 20120040998
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to 2-alkylpiperidines which are positive allosteric modulators of metabotropic glutamate receptors, particularly the mGluR5 receptor, and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders associated with glutamate dysfunction and diseases in which metabotropic glutamate receptors are involved. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which metabotropic glutamate receptors are involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2010
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Inventors: Swati P. Mercer, Anthony J. Roecker, Theresa Williams, Xu-Fang Zhang
  • Publication number: 20100113421
    Abstract: Compounds of Formula (I) are HIV reverse transcriptase inhibitors, wherein X, R1, R2, R3, R4 and R5 are defined herein. The compounds of Formula (I) and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts are useful in the inhibition of HIV reverse transcriptase, the prophylaxis and treatment of infection by HIV and in the prophylaxis, delay in the onset or progression, and treatment of AIDS. The compounds and their salts can be employed as ingredients in pharmaceutical compositions, optionally in combination with other antivirals, immunomodulators, antibiotics or vaccines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2007
    Publication date: May 6, 2010
    Inventors: Theresa M. Williams, Xu-Fang Zhang, Vanessa E. Obligado, Rebecca A. Poehnelt
  • Publication number: 20090131494
    Abstract: Certain 1H-indole-2-carboxylates and -2-carboxamides are HIV reverse transcriptase inhibitors. These indole compounds and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts are useful in the inhibition of HIV reverse transcriptase, the prophylaxis and treatment of infection by HIV and in the prophylaxis, delay in the onset, and treatment of AIDS. The compounds and their salts can be employed as ingredients in pharmaceutical compositions, optionally in combination with other antivirals, immunomodulators, antibiotics or vaccines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2006
    Publication date: May 21, 2009
    Inventors: Theresa M. Williams, Xu-Fang Zhang
  • Patent number: 7202251
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compounds of the formula: that are antagonists of CGRP receptors and that are useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the CGRP is involved, such as headache, migraine and cluster headache. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which CGRP is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2007
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Ian M. Bell, Steven N. Gallicchio, Cory R. Theberge, Xu-Fang Zhang, Craig Stump, C. Blair Zartman
  • Patent number: 7192954
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compounds that are antagonists of CGRP receptors and that are useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the CGRP is involved, such as headache, migraine and cluster headache. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which CGRP is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2007
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Ian M. Bell, Cory R. Theberge, Theresa M. Williams, C. Blair Zartman, Xu-Fang Zhang, Steven N. Gallicchio
  • Patent number: 7189722
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compounds that are antagonists of CGRP receptors and that are useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the CGRP is involved, such as headache, migraine and cluster headache. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which CGRP is involved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2007
    Assignee: Merck & Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Ian M. Bell, Cory R. Theberge, Xu-Fang Zhang, C. Blair Zartman
  • Publication number: 20060211712
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compounds of the formula: that are antagonists of CGRP receptors and that are useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the CGRP is involved, such as headache, migraine and cluster headache. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which CGRP is involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2004
    Publication date: September 21, 2006
    Inventors: Ian Bell, Steven Gallicchio, Cory Theberge, Xu-Fang Zhang, Craig Stump, C. Zartman
  • Publication number: 20060189593
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compounds that are antagonists of CGRP receptors and that are useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the CGRP is involved, such as headache, migraine and cluster headache. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which CGRP is involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2004
    Publication date: August 24, 2006
    Inventors: Ian Bell, Cory Theberge, Xu-Fang Zhang, C. Blair Zartman
  • Publication number: 20060148779
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to compounds that are antagonists of CGRP receptors and that are useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the CGRP is involved, such as headache, migraine and cluster headache. The invention is also directed to pharmaceutical compositions comprising these compounds and the use of these compounds and compositions in the prevention or treatment of such diseases in which CGRP is involved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2004
    Publication date: July 6, 2006
    Inventors: Ian Bell, Cory Theberge, Theresa Williams, C. Blair Zartman, Xu-Fang Zhang, Steven Gallicchio