September 2012 Patent Watch
Agrow Intelligence looked at 20 EU/US patent applications published in September fromseven companies. Bayer CropScience was in the lead with nine applications, followed by Syngenta (four) and BASF (three). Dow AgroSciences, DuPont, Mitsui Chemicals, and the East China Science and Technology University each had a single application published. New insecticides accounted for 13 filings, followed by herbicides (three), fungicides (two) and dual use herbicides/insecticides or fungicide/insecticides (one each).