Moderna mentioned it’s suing Pfizer and its German companion BioNTech for patent infringement linked to the event of the primary Covid-19 vaccines.
The US biotech firm is alleging that mRNA expertise it developed earlier than the pandemic was copied.
The lawsuit, which is looking for unspecified monetary damages, was filed within the US and Germany.
Pfizer mentioned it was “shocked” by the motion and would “vigorously defend” itself in opposition to the allegations.
In an announcement, Moderna mentioned Pfizer/BioNTech copied two key components of its mental property.
One entails a “chemical modification” which Moderna says its