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Precedent-setting decision provides guidance on entitlement to claim profits in infringement cases ($$)

in a case between tobacco industry giants Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited and Philip Morris, together with its Canadian subsidiary Rothmans, Bensons & Hedges (collectively 'Philip Morris'). On March 23 2015 the Federal Court confirmed that Imperial Tobacc
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 12:32
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[Florida] Jury Awards $13M to Widow in Smoker Case

"Paul Pollari tried to quit many times and switched to light cigarettes, which he mistakenly believed were safer," McPharlin said. "He never knew all the things tobacco companies were doing to make cigarettes more addictive."
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Mar 28, 2015 06:59
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Slapped With $2M Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The Indian River County jury awarded $2 million in compensatory damages to Robert Gore, whose wife, Gloria Gore, suffered from carotid artery stenosis and lung cancer, according to Robert Gore's attorney Stephen Corr of Stark & Stark PC.
Law360
added Mar 27, 2015 20:37
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[Australia, Uruguay, USA] AUDIO: The full story... Leaked TPP plan raises health, environment concerns

Democrat senator ELIZABETH WARREN: ...Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay from implementing new tobacco regulations aimed at cutting domestic smoking rates.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 11:38
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[Massachusetts] PHAI Takes Cigarette Companies to Court

its newly formed Center for Public Health Litigation has filed lawsuits against two major tobacco companies and several local distributors on behalf of the families of two former smokers who suffered devastating disease from smoking cigarettes. “This is
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:08
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[Florida] $2M Verdict But No Punitives in Retrial of Engle Cancer Suit Against RJR and Philip Morris

Jurors today awarded $2 million in a Florida man’s suit against tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris for the artery disease and cancer that he says killed his wife, a smoker for more than 40 years.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 27, 2015 12:46
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[New York] Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Calls Shareholders Meeting

informs its shareholders that it is holding the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of PMI at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in the Empire State Ballroom, at the Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, New York, U.S.A., for the followi
Business Wire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:33
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[Uruguay] HOFFA: TPP Investor Language Will Leave Taxpayers on the Hook

Companies are already challenging governments around the globe when they feel elected officials are holding down their profit margins. Tobacco giant Philip Morris, for instance, is currently appealing Uruguay's regulation of advertising on cigarette pack
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 26, 2015 15:13
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[Australia] WikiLeaks reveals local health and environment rules under threat

Australian health, environment and public welfare regulation, including plain tobacco packaging legislation, will be open for challenge from largely US-based corporations, if a new deal that is part of the Trans Pacific Partnership goes through.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:41
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[Australia] Secret foreign courts ‘threaten democracy’

Wikileaks published a confidential chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)... The Australian government could be sued for unlimited amounts of compensation by foreign companies unhappy with our laws, a leaked document may reveal. On Thursday, Wiki
The New Daily (au)
added Mar 26, 2015 09:40
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