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Monsanto Wins Split Decision in Patent Fight Over GM Crop

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Science  28 May 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5675, pp. 1229
DOI: 10.1126/science.304.5675.1229a

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OTTAWA-- A 6-year patent battle between a Canadian farmer and U.S. biotech giant Monsanto has come to a confusing end, laying out guidelines for patenting genetically modified organisms that have left many experts puzzled.