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(11)EP 2 276 756 B8

(12)CORRECTED EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION
Note: Bibliography reflects the latest situation

(15)Correction information:
Corrected version no 1 (W1 B1)

(48)Corrigendum issued on:
11.04.2012 Bulletin 2012/15

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
30.11.2011 Bulletin 2011/48

(21)Application number: 09726601.9

(22)Date of filing:  02.04.2009
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
C07D 401/12(2006.01)
C07D 417/12(2006.01)
C07D 487/04(2006.01)
A61K 31/4178(2006.01)
C07D 403/12(2006.01)
C07D 471/04(2006.01)
A61P 13/00(2006.01)
A61K 31/506(2006.01)
(86)International application number:
PCT/US2009/039253
(87)International publication number:
WO 2009/124167 (08.10.2009 Gazette  2009/41)

(54)

HYDROXYMETHYL PYRROLIDINES AS BETA 3 ADRENERGIC RECEPTOR AGONISTS

HYDROXYMETHYL-PYRROLIDINE ALS BETA-3-ADRENERGE REZEPTORAGONISTEN

HYDROXYMÉTHYL PYRROLIDINES EN TANT QU`AGONISTES DE RÉCEPTEUR BÊTA 3 ADRÉNERGIQUE


(84)Designated Contracting States:
AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR
Designated Extension States:
AL BA RS

(30)Priority: 04.04.2008 US 123063 P
27.01.2009 US 206043 P

(43)Date of publication of application:
26.01.2011 Bulletin 2011/04

(73)Proprietor: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Rahway, NJ 07065 (US)

(72)Inventors:
  • BERGER, Richard
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)
  • CHANG, Lehua
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)
  • EDMONDSON, Scott, D.
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)
  • GOBLE, Stephen, D.
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)
  • HA, Sookhee, Nicole
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)
  • KAR, Nam, Fung
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)
  • KOPKA, Ihor, E.
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)
  • LI, Bing
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)
  • MORRIELLO, Gregori, J.
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)
  • MOYES, Chris, R.
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)
  • SHEN, Dong-Ming
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)
  • WANG, Liping
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)
  • ZHU, Cheng
    Rahway NJ 07065-0907 (US)

(74)Representative: Horgan, James Michael Frederic 
Merck & Co., Inc. European Patent Department Merck Sharpe & Dohme Limited Hertford Road
Hoddesdon Hertfordshire EN11 9BU
Hoddesdon Hertfordshire EN11 9BU (GB)


(56)References cited: : 
US-A1- 2002 028 835
US-A1- 2007 185 136
  
      
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