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In No. 3 verdict, Monsanto wins $1B over seed patent

Jury found that DuPont violated license agreement in case exemplifying big-money value of agricultural IP.

, The National Law Journal


After three weeks of trial in a closely watched patent case involving genetically modified soybeans, a federal jury in St. Louis, Mo., took one hour to return a $1 billion verdict against E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co.

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