Saskatchewan Farmer Percy Schmeiser: Seed battle heads to supreme court, Aug 3 ’00
Tim Hirsch, BBC News, news.bbc.co.uk
“…Percy Schmeiser, a sprightly 72-year-old from Bruno, Saskatchewan, [Canada] has become a hero to the anti-GM movement worldwide for resisting Monsanto’s attempts to enforce its patent rights over the seeds it promotes. “
A farmer’s property – in effect – invaded. “Patent rights” utilized to crush property rights. The seed should belong to him if it falls on his land.