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Supreme Court allows Monsanto to claim patents on GM cotton: company source

Reuters  |  NEW DELHI 

(Reuters) - The on Tuesday allowed to claim patents on its genetically modified seeds in the world's biggest of the fibre, a company source said.

U.S. Monsanto, which was bought by German drug and Bayer AG, last year appealed to India's against a ruling by the which decreed that the world's biggest cannot claim patents on its GM seeds.

The had concurred with Indian seed company (NSL), which argued that India's Patent Act does not allow any patent cover for its genetically modified (GM) seeds.

(Reporting by Mayank Bhardwaj; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 10:58 IST