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For Supreme Court, Monsanto’s Win Was More About Patents Than Seeds

For Supreme Court, Monsanto’s Win Was More About Patents Than Seeds

| May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The high court ruled unanimously that when farmers use patented seed for more than one planting in violation of their licensing agreements, they are liable for damages.

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Farmer’s Fight With Monsanto Reaches The Supreme Court

Farmer’s Fight With Monsanto Reaches The Supreme Court

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

On its surface, the case is about whether farmers can use seeds derived from patented crops. But the bigger question is, how much control does a company have over its patented products once they’re in the hands of consumers?

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Monsanto Lawyer Suggests New Standard For Suing Farmers

Monsanto Lawyer Suggests New Standard For Suing Farmers

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Many farmers are worried that the biotech giant will sue them if a patented gene gets accidentally incorporated into their crops. But in a departure, one Monsanto lawyer says that only farmers that specifically take advantage of the company’s technology would face a lawsuit.

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