patents http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Economy & Innovation Rundown: Building Cities And Taking Down Trolls http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/economy-innovation-rundown-building-cities-and-taking-down-trolls <p>We all know that St. Louis is unique in many ways — our passion for baseball; our obsession with bricks; our Arch.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 02:16:01 +0000 Shula Neuman 34681 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Economy & Innovation Rundown: Building Cities And Taking Down Trolls Supreme Court Seems Ready To Side With Monsanto In Soybean Patent Case http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-seems-ready-side-monsanto-soybean-patent-case <p><em><strong>Updated on Tuesday, February 19, at 6:10 p.m. to add quote from Bowman.</strong></em></p><p>The U.S. Supreme Court <a href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/11-796.pdf">heard oral arguments today</a> in a legal battle between St. Louis-based Monsanto and a 75-year-old Indiana farmer.</p><p>The case revolves around whether Vernon Hugh Bowman violated Monsanto's patent rights when he bought seeds from a grain elevator and planted them.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 19:51:48 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 9450 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Supreme Court Seems Ready To Side With Monsanto In Soybean Patent Case