By Doug Macron

Seattle-based microRNA drugs developer Mirina has sued Marina Biotech, formerly MDRNA, for trademark infringement, alleging that the company's name is too similar to its own, according to a court document obtained by Gene Silencing News.

Marina's name, which was adopted in July, "is likely to cause confusion, mistake, or deception as to the origin, sponsorship, or approach of the services" provided by Mirina, the company charges in its suit.

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