Chen Zhidong, Ginn John D, Hickey Eugene R, Liu Weimin, Mao Can, Morwick Tina M, Nemoto Peter A, Spero Denice, Sun Sanxing: Substituted benzothiophene compounds and uses thereof. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma, May 3, 2006: EP1651629-A1

Disclosed are compounds of the formula (I), wherein R1, R2, R3 and R4 are described herein, which are active as anti-inflammatory agents. Also disclosed are methods of using and making such compounds.