USPTO Gives OK to Santaris Request for Re-Exam of Regulus miR-122 Patent | GenomeWeb

Santaris Pharma this week announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office has accepted its request to re-examine a patent exclusively licensed by rival Regulus Therapeutics covering the use of microRNA-122 inhibitors to treat hepatitis C infection.

Both companies are developing miR-122-targeting agents for HCV.

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