Mod­er­na and NIH can't agree on who in­vent­ed the life­sav­ing Covid-19 vac­cine, and their feud is now pub­lic — re­port

Mod­er­na’s on­go­ing feud with the NIH over Covid-19 vac­cine patents has spilled in­to the open.

In a new re­port from the New York Times pub­lished Tues­day af­ter­noon, Mod­er­na is as­sert­ing that three NIH sci­en­tists were not in­volved in in­vent­ing the key com­po­nent in the biotech’s vac­cine, to the sur­prise of the in­sti­tute. The claim comes from a Ju­ly fil­ing with the US Patent and Trade­mark Of­fice, which the NYT post­ed in full along with its re­port.

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