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2013-05-22 23:28:46

Monsanto won its suit against Indiana farmer Vernon Bowman for reproducing the company’s patented genetically altered soybean seed without its authorization.

2013-05-21 23:23:26

Wysebridge Patent Bar Review recaps the Supreme Court's decision regarding re-planting patented seeds and the impact on the patent landscape. Philadelphia,

Monsanto Scores Yet Another Supreme Court Victory
2013-05-14 09:40:20

In a victory for patent holders, the Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision on Monday stating farmers could not use agricultural biotech company Monsanto’s patented and genetically modified soybeans to generate new seeds without sending the company a fee.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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