Moderna to sue BioNTech/Pfizer over COVID vaccine

Moderna is suing Pfizer and BioNTech for infringing patents central to Moderna's mRNA expertise platform to develop the COVID vaccine,

the corporation stated in a press launch Friday. An extensively distributed COVID vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, known as Comirnaty,

infringes on patents Moderna filed between 2010 and 2016, the corporate alleged, including that mRNA expertise was important to the event of its COVID vaccine.

Moderna accused Pfizer and BioNTech of copying the mRNA expertise without its permission to be able to develop Community, the press launch stated.

in addition to autoimmune and cardiovascular illnesses and uncommon types of most cancers." Moderna would by no means implement patents in 92 middle

low-income international locations concerned with a financing settlement on the global vaccine alliance Gavi, the corporate stated.

But, it added that Moderna anticipated opponents to respect mental property rights in different markets.

Moderna to sue BioNTech/Pfizer over COVID vaccine