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Legal battle begins between Covid-19 vaccine makers

Moderna files lawsuit against Pfizer-BioNTech. Lawsuits being filed in the US, Germany.

Where: US, Germany

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Shares of Pfizer, BioNTech and Moderna are reported to have fallen over the news of a lawsuit being filed by Moderna.
Moderna is suing Pfizer and BioNTech for infringement on its patents.
Patent infringement lawsuits were filed in the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the Regional Court of Dusseldorf in Germany.
Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel stated, “We are filing these lawsuits to protect the innovative mRNA technology platform that we pioneered, invested billions of dollars in creating, and patented during the decade preceding the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Pfizer and BioNTech are alleged to be facing lawsuits from several other companies.

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