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IP Update: Recent Patents Awarded to Tekmira, Silence

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Title: Lipids and Compositions for the Delivery of Therapeutics

Patent Number: 8,722,082

Filed: Nov. 10, 2009

Lead Inventor: Muthiah Manoharan, Tekmira Pharmaceuticals


Title: Means for Inhibiting the Expression of Orc-1

Patent Number: 8,722,875

Filed: Sept. 23, 2009

Lead Inventor: Manfred Gossen, Silence Therapeutics

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