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Merck Gets $200m In Gilead Patent Case, But Who Wins?

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A jury in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, which decided earlier in the week that Gilead Sciences Inc. infringed two of Merck & Co. Inc.'s hepatitis C drug patents, determined on March 24 that Gilead should pay its rival $200m – a sum much lower than what Merck sought when the companies' patent dispute began in 2013.

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