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Amarin shares fall 10% as patent wrangling continues, but analysts remain confident

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Executive Summary

Shares in Irish biotech Amarin fell nearly 10% on 2 March, as the US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) issued yet another non-final rejection for one of Amarin's 16 patent applications. The company filed a note with the SEC highlighting its continuing struggle to gain use patents for its lead candidate AMR101, which it has filed in the US as a treatment for patients with very high triglycerides.



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