Patent Number: 6,294,675

Title: Process for preparing eprosartan using regioselective protection of 2,4-disubstituted-imidazole intermediates

Abstract: This invention relates to a process for preparing eprosartan.

Inventors: Matsuoka; Richard T. (Norristown, PA), Liu; Peng (Norristown, PA)

Assignee: SmithKline Beecham Corporation

International Classification: C07D 409/00 (20060101); C07D 233/00 (20060101); C07D 233/54 (20060101); C07D 409/06 (20060101); C07D 409/06 (); C07D 401/06 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018