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Moderna suing Pfizer over Covid vaccine technology

Posted on AllSides August 26th, 2022
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Moderna said it is suing Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech for patent infringement in the development of the first Covid-19 vaccine.

The US drug company is alleging that mRNA technology it developed before the pandemic was copied.

The lawsuit, which is seeking unspecified financial damages, was filed in the US and Germany.

Pfizer said the company had not yet received the legal documents and were unable to comment at this time.

In a statement, Moderna said Pfizer/BioNTech copied two types of its intellectual property. One involved an mRNA structure...

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