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Monsanto's Corn Patent Not Infringed: Fed. Circ.

Law360 (October 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court on Thursday handed a victory to Swiss biotech company Syngenta AG in its long-running patent dispute with American rival Monsanto Co., upholding a lower court’s ruling that Syngenta had not violated three of Monsanto’s patents on a strain of genetically modified corn by using the plant’s seeds.

Monsanto sued Syngenta over the patents in 2004, after Syngenta used seeds from the so-called GA21 corn, which it acquired when it bought two seed companies licensed to sell the seed to farmers, to produce more...
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