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Asgrow Seed Co. v. Winterboer, Dba Deebees

Docket No.: 92-2038
Argued: November 7, 1994
Decided: January 18, 1995

Topics:

7 U.S.C. 2543, Economic Activity, Sherman Act, copyright, patent, property rights

PartyNames: ASGROW SEED COMPANY, Petitioner v. Denny WINTERBOER and Becky Winterboer, dba Deebees.
Petitioner: Asgrow Seed Co.
Respondent: Winterboer et al., Dba Deebees

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT
Citation: 982 F.2d 486
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Asgrow Seed Co.
v.
Winterboer et al., Dba Deebees
513 U.S. 179 (1995)
Other Citations: 115 S.Ct. 788130 L.Ed.2d 682 (513 U.S. 1
Question:

Is the quantity of protected seed that a farmer can sell under the exemptions in the Plant Variety Protection Act limited to the amount of seed the seller would need to replant his own fields?

Asgrow Seed Co. v. Winterboer, Dba Deebees
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 07, 1994

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Asgrow Seed Co., 1 vote(s) against
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