TITLE

Supreme Court stuffs seed patents back in Pandora's box

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, Chris
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Delta Farm Press Exclusive Insight;5/15/2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Supreme Court after four months of review, returned a 9-0 vote in favor of Monsanto in the patent suit Bowman v. Monsanto dispute. The opinion stated that Indiana farmer John Bowman planted Monsanto's patented soybeans solely to make and market replicas of them. The lawyers of Bowman failed to convince a single justice of the merits of his position.
ACCESSION #
88033559

 

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