the monsanto case is getting lots of press
NPR: Farmer's Fight with Monsanto Reaches the Supreme Court
NYTimes: Farmer's Supreme Court Challenge Puts Monsanto Patents at Risk
And this from The Chronicle of Higher Education: In Standing Up for Big Ag, Are Universities Undercutting Their Own Researchers?
"Some two dozen research universities and higher-education organizations, including the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities and the Association of American Universities, filed another friend-of-the-court brief that sides with Monsanto."