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Next stop for seed-patent suit: the federal circuit

DuPont officials plan to appeal “at the earliest possible opportunity” last week’s record-setting $1 billion verdict, in which a federal jury found the company willfully infringed a patent held by Monsanto. After 17 days of trial, it took the jury ...

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Judge maintains status quo in biofuels patent case

DOVER, Del. — A federal judge in Delaware is maintaining a standstill she ordered last month in a patent dispute between two rival biofuel manufacturers. The judge on Friday granted a request by Butamax Advanced Biofuels, a joint venture between ...

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Retailers accuse Pfizer of delaying generic drugs

TRENTON, N.J. — Five large drug and grocery chains are suing Pfizer Inc. and a second drugmaker, alleging they conspired to delay sales of cheap generic versions of the blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor. Lipitor, the world’s top-selling drug ever, had ...

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