Supreme Court will review crucial biotech seed patent case

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The Court’s decision to review Bowman v. Monsanto Co., has created substantial discussion in agriculture regarding the scope of patent rights for agricultural biotechnology.

What really has the agricultural law community talking is the planting of seeds not “saved” by the farmer from the previous growing season, but rather the purchase of seeds from a grain elevator (known as commodity seed).

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