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Tekmira seeks to dismiss Alnylam's patent suit alleging siRNA patent infringement

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Executive Summary

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, the Vancouver, BC-based developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, has responded to a patent infringement suit filed by competitor Alnylam Pharmaceuticals on 17 January 2012 in the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts relating to using small interfering RNA (siRNA) in a drug development deal.


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