Given all of the Big Pharma PR machines working overtime touting their vaccines INO could use some free publicity. The results not only belong to INO they belong to the public which is desperate for a vaccine. Folks here are well informed, most others are not.
As far as manufacturing goes, if the parties don't get it straightened out then the Defense Procurement Act will do it for them. They won't be happy when they are ordered to do something they did not want to do so best to get it resolved and soon. .