Pfizer and Shire last month were dragged into an ongoing patent-infringement lawsuit filed by Isis Pharmaceuticals against Santaris Pharma, with Isis asking for a court order to force the two drug makers to provide information it claims is relevant to the legal proceedings.

In court filings obtained by Gene Silencing News, Isis alleged that Pfizer and Shire, which partnered with Santaris to develop locked nucleic acid-based therapeutics, have neglected to provide subpoenaed documents in a timely manner.

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