May 13, 2013
Today the U.S. Supreme Court released their decision in Bowman v. Monsanto Co., a closely watched case involving the issue of patent exhaustion. A unanimous Supreme Court, siding with Monsanto, held that the doctrine of patent exhaustion did not apply to seed purchases from Monsanto under the circumstances presented.
Fitch Even attorneys are reviewing the decision and will provide further comments in an upcoming IP Alert.
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