Patent Number: 8,871,904

Title: Processes and intermediates

Abstract: The invention relates to compounds and processes useful for the preparation of protease inhibitors, particularly serine protease inhibitors. The protease inhibitors are useful for treatment of HCV infections.

Inventors: Tanoury; Gerald J. (Marlborough, MA), Chen; Minzhang (Shanghai, CN), Cochran; John E. (Marshfield, MA), Looker; Adam (Winchester, MA), Jurkauskas; Valdas (Cambridge, MA)

Assignee: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated

International Classification: A61K 38/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00