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Biogen takes second royalties victory in blow for Forward Pharma

Danish biotech company Forward Pharma has once again lost out to US-based firm Biogen, after the European Patent Office decided to uphold the ruling that royalties are not owed.  

The European Patent Office, Munich. | Photo: Frank Leonhardt/AP/Ritzau Scanpix

US-based Biogen can celebrate another victory in its drawn-out legal battle against Forward Pharma.

Forward Pharma announced in a press release that the board of appeals at the European Patent Office has rejected the company's attempt to overturn the annulment of its European patent, EP2801355.

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