[pp.int.general] patents for seeds

Andrew Norton ktetch at gmail.com
Sun Aug 16 00:54:06 CEST 2009

On Sat, Aug 15, 2009 at 12:30 PM, Glenn
Kerbein<glenn.kerbein at pirate-party.us> wrote:

> Anther example from The Corporation: A Canadian farmer, prepared to reap
> the year's harvest of wheat, was sued by Monsanto. Why? A trucker with a
> poorly-sealed load of patented Monsanto seed had cross-bred with the
> farmer's germinating wheat. The court ruled that the farmer not only
> owed Monsanto that year's crop and an unfathomable amount of money, but
> what seed he had stored up from that crop.

Think this is some relevent video for this
Friend I used to work with (and co-developed a patent with) sent it to
me the other week


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