New legal decision against Enola bean

22 July, 2009 by (comments)

A US citizen who claimed he had “invented” a new bean, and took out a patent on the yellow “Enola” variety has once again had his claim defeated in the courtroom. But despite the result, the case raises important questions about the effectiveness of biopiracy laws, and their ability to adequately protect small farmers. On 10th July, the U.S.Read More …

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