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EPO drops hearings in broccoli patent case

Emma Barraclough, London

A new round of hearings over a controversial European patent for broccoli has been cancelled, one week before patent activists planned to demonstrate at the EPO’s Munich headquarters

The EPO said that tomorrow’s hearings over patent EP 1069819, granted in 2002 for selectively increasing the level of a potentially anti-carcinogenic substance in broccoli plants, had been cancelled in response to a request from the patent owner Plant Bioscience....

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