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GM cotton patent row: SC issues notice on Monsanto's plea

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Monday asked an Indian company to respond to Monsanto's challenging a verdict holding that the American firm cannot claim a patent on its genetically modified (GM) seeds.

Issuing the notice to Indian company Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd., a bench headed by Justice said that it would issue common notice and posted the matter for a preliminary hearing on July 18.

Mukul Rohatgi appearing for told the court that it would continue to supply the Indian company but sought a stay on the high court order.

The apex court, however, refused to interfere with the high court order at this stage.



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First Published: Mon, May 07 2018. 13:52 IST