Tag: DNA

The New Age Eugenics Of DNA Patenting

Abstract ‘DNA Theft’ is the new term employed to decipher the existing legal regime in the field of gene patenting. The oblivious nature of law has ceded transcending to a more flexible framework concerning the same. DNA is vested with a proprietary interest of ownership. ‘Patenting gene’ impinges the individual right to privacy. This paper … Continue reading The New Age Eugenics Of DNA Patenting

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Monsanto vs Nuziveedu seeds: The BT Cotton Judgment

Monsanto Company is an agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation acquired by Bayer Corporation that conducts research on genetically modified seeds and agricultural crops. Monsanto was one of the first companies to venture into agro-biotech and modify plants and seeds at a genetic level. It focuses on biotechnological advancement of key agricultural crops such as wheat, corn, soybeans and … Continue reading Monsanto vs Nuziveedu seeds: The BT Cotton Judgment

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DNA Profiling in the India (Towards the New age DNA Technology Use and Application Bill)

A decade ago, the whole country was sent flying into a state of bewilderment by the news headlines flashing on the TV screens that morning. An individual named Rohit Shekhar Tiwari had filed a paternity suit against three times Chief Minister of the state of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Narayan Dutt Tiwari, a political stalwart by … Continue reading DNA Profiling in the India (Towards the New age DNA Technology Use and Application Bill)

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Soy Meal a “Dead Material”- No Functional DNA

A Patent Infringement suit was filed by Monsanto Technology LLC against Cefetra, Vopak Agencies and Alfred C. Toepfer International GmbH, for exporting soy meal from Argentina to European Community. The judgement was carried out by the court of justice of European Communities “Grand Chamber”. Preliminary ruling under Article 234 EC from the Rechtbank’s’Gravenhage (Netherlands). Introduction: … Continue reading Soy Meal a “Dead Material”- No Functional DNA

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