DARPA letter to KEI confirming investigation of Moderna for failure to report government funding in patent applications

On Friday, September 18, 2020, KEI received a letter from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) confirming that the agency was investigating Moderna for failure to report government funding in patent applications. The Financial Times and other outlets had… Continue Reading

BARDA is investigating Moderna’s failures to disclose BARDA funding in patent applications

(More on Moderna here: https://www.keionline.org/moderna) KEI received a letter Dr. Gary Disbrow, the Acting Director of BARDA, just before noon today. BARDA2KEI.Moderna.Patent.Disclosures.20200903 The BARDA investigation follows the announcement on Saturday that DARPA was also investigating DARPA’s failures to disclose DARPA… Continue Reading

KEI request to BARDA concerning Moderna obligations to disclose federal funding in patent applications

On September 2, 2020, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) sent a letter to the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) regarding a potential failure by Moderna, Inc. to disclose federal funding in patents supported by BARDA. KEI requested information concerning… Continue Reading

DARPA announces investigation into Moderna’s failures to disclose mRNA vaccine patents.

(More on Moderna here: https://www.keionline.org/moderna) On August 28, 2020, KEI asked DARPA to investigate apparent failures to disclose U.S. government funding into Moderna’s patents and applications. The request, which was first covered by the Washington Post, and subsequently by Statnews,… Continue Reading

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KEI Reports and Posts 2020. September 4. BARDA is investigating Moderna’s failures to disclose BARDA funding in patent applications. https://www.keionline.org/33907 2020. September 2. KEI request to BARDA concerning Moderna obligations to disclose federal funding in patent applications. https://www.keionline.org/33892 2020. August… Continue Reading

KEI asks DOD to investigate failure to disclose DARPA funding in Moderna patents

(More on Moderna here: https://www.keionline.org/moderna) Luis Gil Abinader has taken a deep dive into Moderna’s surprising practice of never declaring government funding in its 126 patents and 154 patent applications, despite having had funding from multiple federal agencies. One outcome… Continue Reading