EPO Upholds Alnylam's Amended Kreutzer-Limmer Patent, But Some Wonder If IP Has Lost Its Teeth | GenomeWeb

The European Patent Office said last week that it has upheld an amended version of Alnylam Pharmaceuticals' Kreutzer-Limmer patent, putting to rest a dispute over the validity of the patent begun in 2003.

While Alnylam hailed the EPO's decision as a victory, other players in the RNAi therapeutics space questioned the usefulness of the amended claims upheld by the patent office.

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