Moderna Wants Claims In COVID-19 Vax Patent Suit Tossed

By Dave Simpson (May 23, 2022, 10:56 PM EDT) -- Moderna Inc. urged a Delaware federal court to nix several claims from an infringement suit claiming it used technology Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. developed that ensures the mRNA in COVID-19 vaccines safely enters the body, arguing Monday that the claims belong in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Moderna says in its motion that because Alnylam is trying to get royalties on the sale and provision of COVID-19 vaccine doses to the U.S. government, the claims should be against the government and heard in U.S. Federal Claims court.

"Moderna will demonstrate that its COVID-19 vaccine does not infringe any valid patents, including...

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