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Bowman v. Monsanto Co.

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11-796 Fed. Cir. Feb 19, 2013
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May 13, 2013 9-0 Kagan OT 2012
 
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Holding: Patent exhaustion does not permit a farmer to reproduce patented seeds through planting and harvesting without the patent holder’s permission.

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Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on May 13, 2013.

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Invited: April 2, 2012

Filed: August 24, 2012 (Deny)

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Holding: Patent exhaustion does not permit a farmer to reproduce patented seeds through planting and harvesting without the patent holder’s permission.   JudgmentAffirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Kagan on May 13, 2013.
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