Boston-based Moderna has announced that it will not enforce its patent rights related to its experimental vaccine for COVID-19, because “it feel[s] a special obligation under the current circumstances to use [its] resources to bring this pandemic to an end as quickly as possible . . ..”

The company’s official statement can be found here and a listing of its patents can be found here. This is likely not the last time we will be hearing about this story.

Here are links to related STAT News and Fierce Pharma articles.