Herbicide in UK Law

  • Putting ‘Broccoli' Into Practice
    • Mondaq UK
    ...In T 915/10, the Examining Division considered the following claim:. "A method for producing a soybean plant tolerant to glyphosate herbicide comprising introducing into the genome of said plant event MON89788.". The Examining Division held that the claim included as an implicit feature a ......
  • EPA Decision Regarding Glyphosate And Cancer
    • Mondaq UK
    ...On April 30, 2019 the Environmental Protection Agency issued a press release regarding the ability of the herbicide glyphosate to cause cancer in humans. In its release, the EPA stated that glyphosate "does not pose a carcinogenic hazard to humans." Its decision is ......
  • Biotech patents - Cutting the scope of protection
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......This DNA sequence makes soybean plants resistant to the Roundup Ready herbicide, allowing farmers to use high levels of herbicide to produce greater yields. The patent covers DNA sequences encoding a class of enzyme variants ......
  • ECJ Offers Further Guidance On Compulsory Insurance Regime
    • Mondaq UK
    ......The case involved an employee of a vineyard spraying herbicide. A tractor was stationary nearby and left with the engine running, powering the spray device used to administer the herbicide. A landslip occurred, ......
  • Bayer Pays $10B+ To Settle Roundup Cancer Suits
    • Mondaq UK
    ......litigation and California state court bellwether cases about the. glyphosate-based herbicide. Per Bayer, the settlement includes between $8.8 billion and $9.6. billion for resolving current Roundup litigation. This also. includes plaintiffs ......
  • Network Rail Tied In Knots!
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... Rail had failed (since 2012-13) to do all that was reasonable in the circumstances to prevent the interference (spraying the plant with herbicide was deemed inadequate). The Court rejected Network Rail's argument that they enjoyed a prescriptive right to commit nuisance (because of the ......
  • Patent the Commercial Product: Monsanto's Patent Fails to Protect Round Up Ready Soy Meal
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... The patent described and claimed a class of EPSPS enzymes which are not sensitive to the herbicide glyphosate, known as Round Up. Plants containing such enzymes survive the use of glyphosate, whilst weeds are destroyed. Monsanto has inserted genes ......
  • Pest Control – Containing Japanese Knotweed Claims
    • Mondaq UK
    ......In fact, the paper concluded that complete eradication did not appear possible until after 3 years and that the use of glyphosate herbicide along with knowledge of the appropriate dosage, timing of application and adequate coverage were the most important factors for successful control of ......
  • Land And Farming Bulletin - Autumn 2014
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......Variable yields, especially since the removal of simazine as a herbicide in pulses, and low prices have discouraged farmers from growing pulses. This might be about to change, at least for a year or so. To view the full ......
  • Preliminary Injunctions Readily Available For Process Patents In The UK
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... The dispute. BASF holds a patent protecting a process of encapsulating pendimethalin, a herbicide used to treat fields of wheat and barley. The patent relates to BASF's encapsulated pendimethalin product sold under the brand name Stomp Aqua. The ......
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