Alnylam Says Estimates of Damages in Tekmira Suit Could Reach $1.5B | GenomeWeb

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals this week disclosed that a jury trial for its trade secret litigation with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals is expected to begin Nov. 14.

In the disclosure, which was made concurrent with the Alnylam's release of its third-quarter financial results, the RNAi drug shop noted that its 2012 financial guidance of roughly $280 million in year-end cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities does not include the impact of payments that could be made in connection with the resolution of the litigation.

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