Monsanto Sues DuPont Over Patent For Crops
The suit, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, accuses DuPont and its subsidiary Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc. of infringing U.S. Patent Number RE 39,247E, a reissue of U.S. Patent Number 5,633,435. The patent covers Monsanto's Roundup Ready soybean and corn technology, which makes the crops resistant to Monsanto's popular Roundup herbicide.
DuPont has licensed the Roundup Ready technology...
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