Supreme Court to hear farmer’s challenge Monsanto’s intellectual property restrictions

Monsanto claims its genetically modified seeds — and all offspring of those seeds — as its intellectual property. If farmers save and replant any part of their harvest; if they do, Monsanto takes them to court and demands damages. In a move that surprised many observers, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to consider whether such practices are legal.

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