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US DoJ voices concern about Syngenta patent dispute appeal

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) is urging a federal appeals court to reject Syngenta's request to overturn a ruling that dismissed claims of copyright infringement against generic agrochemical company Willowood.

United States DOJ

Judge upholds ban on California's glyphosate cancer warnings

A US federal judge has rejected California's request to reverse an order that prohibits the state from requiring cancer warning labels on products that contain glyphosate herbicide.
Monsanto Legal

US court battle looms over XtendiMax registration

US environmentalists are urging a federal court to vacate the EPA's registration of Monsanto's herbicide, XtendiMax (dicamba, diglycolamine salt), and pull the product from the market.
United States Monsanto

Brazil judge upholds Monsanto royalty rights on saved Intacta 2 soy

A Brazilian judge has ruled that Monsanto’s collection of royalties on genetically modified glyphosate-tolerant and insect-resistant Intacta RR2 Pro (MON87701xMON89788) soybean technology is legal.
Brazil Monsanto

Monsanto eyes appeal of order in US dicamba case

Monsanto is keen to appeal a recent US court order that denied its request for summary judgement of claims that allege the company was liable for dicamba herbicide drift damage in 2015 and 2016 to peach groves in the state of Missouri.

Monsanto Legal

Bayer/Calyxt settle US licensing suit

Bayer’s Crop Science division has settled a US lawsuit filed by French genomics company Cellectis’ US plant science subsidiary, Calyxt (Minneapolis, Minnesota), over the alleged violation of a licensing agreement. 
Legal Bayer Crop Science

US judge rejects Monsanto request to trim dicamba suit

A US federal judge will let a jury decide if Monsanto is liable for damage caused in 2015 and 2016 to peach groves in the state of Missouri from dicamba herbicide drift.
United States BASF

Brazil judge bans paraquat product in RS state

A Brazilian federal judge has overturned an injunction that would have allowed the herbicide, paraquat, to be sold in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
Brazil Legal

BASF loses bid to dismiss US dicamba complaint

A US federal judge has kept alive a lawsuit that alleges Monsanto and BASF are liable for crop damage from dicamba drift and conspired to create market demand for their new dicamba herbicides.
United States Legal

California court rejects Monsanto's appeal of glyphosate listing decision

A California state appeals court has upheld the state’s move to add glyphosate herbicide to its list of possible carcinogens.
United States Monsanto

US EPA sued for documents on agchem worker rules

Environmentalists and farmworker advocates are suing the US EPA to turn over records related to its decision to revise two pesticide worker protection rules.

United States Legal

Indian court rules against Monsanto's GM cotton patent

The Delhi High Court in India has ruled Monsanto’s patent on its genetically modified insect-resistant Bt cotton as “unpatentable” under the Indian Patents Act.
India Legal
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