06/07/2013 News / India rejects Monsanto’s plant patent

India rejects Monsanto’s plant patent

India’s patent office rejected Monsanto’s climate resilient plant patent, and the rejection was upheld by the Intellectual Property Appellate Board, reports Vandana Shiva (RLA 1993).

The patent office refused to grant the patent as it was found that the application lacked an inventive step.

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