Where the Wild Wind Blows: Genetically Altered Seed and Neighboring Farmers

By: Jill Sudduth

In March 2001, agro-business giant Monsanto won a victory in Canadian Federal Court over Saskatchewan farmer Percy Schmeiser. This case sets international precedent for appropriated seed cases and illustrates the primary concerns American courts must face as they consider Monsanto’s prosecution of 22 cases against American farmers.

Cite: 2001 Duke L. & Tech. Rev. 0015

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