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SC sets aside Delhi HC's Division Bench order invalidating Monsanto's patent on BT cotton seeds

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Tuesday set aside an order of the division bench of the which had invalidated the patent right of US-based agro Technology over seeds for its

The apex court restored the order of the bench of the high court which was not seized of the issue of patent but had dealt with the issue of trademark infringement claimed by over the seeds by

Deciding the appeal of Monsanto, a bench of Justices R F and said: "The order of the division bench (of Delhi High Court) is set aside. The order of the dated March 28, 2017 is restored and the suit is remanded to the for disposal in accordance with law.

"In view of the importance of the question involved, we expect the parties to cooperate and facilitate the single judge in early disposal of the suit."

had sought permanent injunction against the Nuziveedu Seeds and other farmers organisation from using the trademark 'BOLGARD' and 'BOLGARD II' brand technology.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 18:45 IST