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Monsanto wins leading soybean seed replicating case to the relief of biotechnology industry

Tuesday, May 14th 2013 - 18:32 UTC
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In a decision that drew sighs of relief from the biotechnology industry, the US Supreme Court ruled that an Indiana farmer violated agribusiness company Monsanto Co’s patent for a type of soybean. The court agreed unanimously with Monsanto that Vernon Bowman, 75, had performed an end-run around the law when he used the company’s patented soybean seeds without seeking a licence. Read full article


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  • End The Illusion

    So another unanimous decision by our court in favor of corporate interests. I used to think that our courts were the one last bastion of uncorrupted officials. However, with the Citizens United ruling, the Walmart case, the AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion case, Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum case, and many others that all favored corporate interests, it is now clear that our judiciary is as corrupt as our government.

    May 16th, 2013 - 08:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • John III (Pope)

    In my view the court is simply applying the existing law. But the existing law is made by congress. That's were the problem lies.

    May 17th, 2013 - 07:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    “it is now clear that our judiciary is as corrupt as our government.”

    True and who can't see that is a moron.

    May 18th, 2013 - 01:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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