Patent Number: 7,612,215

Title: Process for preparing 2-oxo-1-pyrrolidine derivatives by intramolecular allylation

Abstract: The present invention relates to a new process for preparing 2-oxo-1-pyrrolidine derivatives of general formula (I), comprising the cyclisation of an intermediate of general formula (II) wherein the substituents are as defined in the specification. ##STR00001##

Inventors: Lurquin; Francoise (Villers-la-Ville, BE), Driessens; Frank (Brussels, BE), Callaert; Michel (Brussels, BE)

Assignee: UCB Pharma, S.A.

International Classification: C07D 207/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017