Brazil, Monsanto Royalties

Brazil, Monsanto Royalties

Judge Victor Luiz Barcellos Lima, from the State Court of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, suspended the payment of royalties to Monsanto’s transgenic soy by the Cooperative Tritìcola Mista Campo Novo, that complained.. The Judge decided that the rights of intellectual property according to the Law on New Varieties of Plants protects only the material of plant reproduction, not the soy production. Monsanto can appeal against the Judge’s decision.