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DuPont Hid Failure of Soybeans for Years, Monsanto Says
By Jack Kaskey – 4 hours ago
DuPont Co. (DD), the most valuable U.S. chemical company, didn't tell investors for years that efforts to develop its own herbicide-tolerant soybean seeds had failed, Monsanto (MON) Co. told a jury at the start of a patent trial.
DuPont, which knew as early as 2006 that its GAT soybeans didn't grow as well as Monsanto's Roundup Ready beans, didn't make public the information until 2009, George C. Lombardi, an attorney for Monsanto, said today at the start of a patent trial in Monsanto's hometown of St. Louis. DuPont ended up adding the Roundup Ready trait to make the product work, a patent infringement worth as much as $1 billion, he said.
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