DuPont files lawsuit against BASF
DuPont has filed a lawsuit against BASF.
DuPont claims BASF is infringing four patents relatingto biotechnology traits similar to those used in DuPont’s proprietary Optimum GAT trait. The patents in question involve so-called “ALS inhibitors” and pertain to certain methods for controlling weeds.
DuPont is requesting BASF acknowledge the validity ofDuPont’s patents related to the ALS tolerance trait and provide the company reasonable compensation for their use.