monsanto lawsuit

June 26 (Reuters) - Monsanto Co said on Wednesday that its quarterly profit fell, but sales remained on an upswing, and the
"The assertion that Monsanto would pursue patent infringement against farmers that have no interest in using the company's
It increasingly appears that Monsanto is patenting death, perhaps even more so than life. Their patent rights should not trump the rights of people to procure safe, healthy, living foods.
The rationale for infinite generational patent protection was given by Chief Justice Roberts in his opening question to Bowman's lawyer: "Why in the world would anybody spend any money to try to improve the seed if as soon as they sold the first one anybody could grow more and have as many of those seeds as they want?"
"If they then claim that I can't use that, they're forcing their patent on me," Bowman said. "No law was ever passed that
Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman will take on global seed giant Monsanto Co at the U.S. Supreme Court today in a patent battle that could impact the biotechnology industry.
The Supreme Court's decision to hear the case has raised the hopes of those backing Bowman. Transgenic crops, which splices
Many U.S. farmers have said their fields were inadvertently contaminated with Monsanto's biotech seeds without their knowledge
Previous health claims from farmers have foundered because of the difficulty of establishing clear links between illnesses
Family farmers filed suit against Monsanto yesterday to protect themselves from future accusations of patent infringement when Monsanto's genetically modified seed contaminates their crops.