Moderna’s Suit Against Pfizer Could Result In ‘Modest Royalties’ Paid By Both Rivals
Moderna seeks damages for sales of Comirnaty in US and other wealthy countries from 8 March onward, a timeframe driven by Moderna's accessibility pledge. Suit claims Pfizer and BioNTech copied two key features of its mRNA technology for their rival COVID vaccine.
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Alnylam seeks royalties, claiming its lipid nanoparticle technology is a component of both Moderna’s and Pfizer’s vaccines. Moderna calls Alnylam’s suit ‘blatant opportunism.’ Acuitas sues Arbutus seeking declaratory judgement that Comirnaty does not infringe its LPN technology.
Arbutus Biopharma alleges Moderna refused to license patents covering its lipid nanoparticle delivery platform in developing Spikevax. Moderna says it created its own proprietary LNP delivery technology.