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Corporate Win: Supreme Court Says Monsanto Has ‘Control Over Product of Life’

Indiana farmer must pay agribusiness giant $84,000 for patent infringement.

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of biotech giant Monsanto, ordering Indiana farmer Vernon Hugh Bowman, 75, to pay Monsanto more than $84,000 for patent infringement for using second generation Monsanto seeds purchased second hand—a ruling which will have broad implications for the ownership of ‘life’ and farmers’ rights in the future.

http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/05/13-3

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