> >Synergistic effects and advantages of the "invention" as described in
> >patent WO9935913.
> The term
> >"synergistic", however, is in no way to be understood in this connection
> >as being restricted to the pesticidal activity, but the term also refers
> >to other advantageous properties of the method according to the
> >invention compared with the nitroimino- or nitroguanidino-compound and
> >the transgenic useful plant alone.
> >Examples of such advantageous properties which may be mentioned are:
> >-enhanced crop safety; snip
> > reduced content of toxic products such as mycotoxins, snip
> I wonder what the people who published the mycotoxin discovery think about
> their idea being part of somebodyelse's patent?
> Also how much of the legal cost to determine what percentage of the reduced
> mycotoxin benefit is attributable to the BT and what is due to the
> pesticide synergy (and then there are those pesky changes in that
> relationship as a function of soil type, weather conditions and other
> factors like carrier insect populations) will be passed onto the end users
> as higher food costs?
> Or maybe as in another industry I was in, just the fact that a large
> corporation has managed to get a patent from the new improved and defunded
> Patent Office that includes a prior art idea will be enough to not only
> keep them from using the prior art idea but will keep them from even
> challangeing the illegal patent due to lack of resources to do legal battle
> with a large corporation.
> On the level of no moral constraints in the battle of corporations, this
> patent is a Very Beautiful Strategy. Think of it,
> I patent how people can use your products including the use of your
> pesticide on your herbicide and pesticide resistant crops.
> I now control how your customers can use your products through the license
> they are required to buy from me due to my patent on the use of your products.
> So the question becomes : "How much of your value stream to your customers
> will I take in license fees? "
> I love it. This system may very well collapse under the weight of its own
> avarice. "Plutocracy today, plutocracy tomorrow, plutocracy forever" with
> apologies to George Wallace. Mike Miller
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