Husch Blackwell has experience, expertise and proven success in the areas important to the seed industry, including seed and agribusiness general practices, investigation of potential non-compliance (e.g., seed piracy), enforcement actions involving established non-compliance and piracy, and many other legal issues unique to the seed industry.
We have demonstrated our experience in a wide array of areas that seed industry members face, such as trade association antitrust compliance, state and federal legislative efforts, insect resistance management (IRM), and negative and/or false public statements.
Our team of attorneys regularly counsels clients on compliance with EPA requirements and provides guidance pertaining to stewardship and monitoring issues. We advise on how to establish a fair settlement framework to avoid litigation where possible, but when it becomes unavoidable, Husch Blackwell attorneys have a proven track record of recovering sizable but fair dollars for seed industry members.
Our ability to tackle the next generation of legal issues unique to the evolving seed industry is demonstrated by our historical success. The following court decisions are select representations of our experience in various areas: