Syngenta Can't Muzzle Bunge Over Seed Export Claims

Law360, New York (September 27, 2011, 4:28 PM EDT) -- Syngenta Seeds Inc. lost an initial bid Monday in Iowa to force grain elevator company Bunge North America Inc. to stop spreading allegedly harmful claims that Syngenta's genetically modified corn can't be sold in major U.S. export markets.

U.S. District Judge Mark W. Bennett denied Syngenta's request for a preliminary injunction pending a ruling on its claims under the Lanham Act and the U.S. Warehouse Act accusing Bunge of rejecting the Agrisure Viptera seed for the 2011-2012 growing season on the allegedly false ground that they...
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