XenoPort May Be Beneficiary of Biogen Patent Filings
Further patent applications could provide patent protection until 2032 for Biogen's BG-12, which should benefit XenoPort's '829 drug, an earlier stage derivative of BG-12, with added protection from generic competition.
BIIB is currently up 1.5 percent in pre-market trading, while XNPT is currently unchanged.
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