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  Posting date: February 25, 2013
Seed Giants vs. US farmers
This report documents how the current seed patent regime in the US has led to consolidation and control of global seed supply and how these patents have abetted corporations to sue US farmers for alleged seed patent infringement.
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  Posting date: October 05, 2006
Harvesting Royalties for Sowing Dissent? Monsanto's Campaign Against Argentina's Patent Policy
This document discusses the implications of Monsanto's lawsuits against European soy importers for illegally importing Roundup Ready soya from Argentina.
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  Posting date: October 02, 2006
Monsanto's Patents Challenged
The Public Patent Foundation filed formal requests with the US Patent and Trademark Office to reexamine four of Monsanto's patents on GM crops.
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  Posting date: October 18, 2005
One-Fifth of Human Genes Have Been Patented
A new study shows that 20 percent of human genes have been patented in the United States, primarily by private firms and universities.
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  Posting date: January 26, 2005
Monsanto vs. US Farmers
This report documents the extent to which American farmers have been impacted by litigation arising from the use of patented genetically engineered crops produced by Monsanto.
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  Posting date: November 09, 2004
The True Cost of Gene Patents
The study assesses the economic and social consequences of patenting genes and living organisms. Due to the many negative consequences it concludes that no patenting should take place.
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  Posting date: July 22, 2004
Why Biotech Patents Are Patently Absurd - Scientific Briefing on TRIPs and Related Issues
The patenting of life-forms and living processes is covered under WTO's Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights. This scientific briefing explains why such patents should be revoked and banned.
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