Farmers Seek Revival Of Monsanto Seed Patent Challenge

Law360, New York (July 6, 2012, 5:56 PM EDT) -- Groups representing hundreds of thousands of farmers asked the Federal Circuit on Thursday to overturn a lower court's decision that threw out their suit seeking to block potential patent litigation by Monsanto Co. should the company's patented seeds stray onto their land.

The plaintiffs claim that they have standing to challenge the validity of Monsanto's seed patents because they are at risk of lawsuits, noting that Monsanto has sued farms around the country when its genetically modified seeds are found on land owned by farmers who...
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