Delhi High Court dismisses cotton seed patent
The Delhi High Court division bench today said that Monsanto Technologies . does not have the patent for BT Cotton seed varieties ‘Bollgard’ and ‘Bollgard II’.
The court, however, has given Monsanto a three-month window to apply for registration of these seed varieties under the provisions of the Plant Varieties Act. The judgement was delivered by a bench of Justice S Ravindra Bhat and Justice Yogesh Khanna.