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Tekmira Pharmaceuticals this week announced that it has filed a notice of civil claim in the Supreme Court of British Columbia alleging that “certain individuals” from AlCana Technologies wrongly took “thousands of confidential documents” containing Tekmira information and trade

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals this week announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office has declared a patent interference for Alnylam Pharmaceuticals' US patent covering siRNAs against a key target for its phase I liver cancer drug ALN-VSP.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – French firm Cellectis and North Carolina-based Precision Biosciences have filed two new suits against each other alleging infringement of US patents covering modified meganucleases.

By Doug Macron
Isis Pharmaceuticals has sued Santaris Pharma for allegedly infringing its intellectual property by providing antisense drugs and drug-discovery services to pharmaceutical partners.

This article has been updated from a version posted Aug. 30 to include details from the defendants' petition.

By Doug Macron
AlCana Technologies last month denied that its researchers violated non-compete agreements with their former employer, Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, as part of a legal claim filed against it by that company.

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In a letter, about two dozen researchers criticize the World Health Organization investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2 and call for a new inquiry, the Wall Street Journal reports.

National Geographic reports that nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo have been vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2.

Janet Woodcock, the acting commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, speaks with NPR about SARS-CoV-2 testing and vaccines in the US.

In Science this week: genetic study of kidney fibrosis implicates the SOX9-NAV3-YAP1 axis.