In a judgement by the Delhi High Court dated 19th February, 2016, Justice Vipin Sanghi has restrained Nuziveedu from selling BT cotton manufactured after 15th November,2015. A suit seeking an injunction was filed by Monsanto in February this year against the sale of BT Cotton seeds and use of Monsanto’s trade mark by Nuziveedu seeds.
Nuziveedu is a former licencee of Monsanto and the licence agreement between the two parties came to an end on 15th November 2015. The Court, in its judgement, has also appointed a Local Commissioner to make an inventory of stocks available with Nuziveedu.
The matter has now been listed for 30th March, 2016.