DuPont Asserts Patent Infringement Claims Against Monsanto

DuPont Will Aggressively Protect Valid Patents

Oct 18, 2011, 17:42 ET from DuPont

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont filed a lawsuit today against Monsanto for violating a U.S. patent protecting a novel seed production technique.  The lawsuit was filed in U.S. federal court in the Southern District of Iowa.  The patent listed in the lawsuit covers a DuPont technique that increases seed corn vigor to improve germination under stress.

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