January 5, 2018 / 11:59 PM / 10 months ago

Court buries Monsanto soybean patent, handing win to rival DowDuPont

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a ruling that gutted a Monsanto Co patent relating to genetically modified soybeans at the request of competitor DowDuPont Inc.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that invalidated key claims in a Monsanto patent on a process for producing soybean seeds.

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