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[South America/Caribbean, USA] Cuba Fights for “Cohiba” Trademark on Quality Cigars

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a Cuban state-owned company and refused to intervene in a dispute over the “Cohiba” trademark. This is the most recent development in the long-standing rivalry between General Cigar Co Inc., an American (
American University Intellectual Property Brief
added Mar 25, 2015 19:13
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Lawsuits block Cuba’s path to normalization

Cuban-owned assets cannot be seized in the U.S. if they are produced in a partnership with a third country. One example is Cuba’s renowned cigars. London-based Imperial Tobacco is the international partner of Cuba’s state-owned tobacco company, Habanos,
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Feb 4, 2015 20:45
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[Florida] MILLER: The End of the Embargo Could Kill Miami's Cuban Cigar Industry

the Cuban government has gone after scores of American cigar makers and vendors -- most of them Cuban exiles living in South Florida. For local tabacaleros, these legal battles add fresh insult to old injuries. Many fled Cuba at gunpoint, only to find the
Miami New Times blogs
added Feb 4, 2015 11:54
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Luxury Cigars, From Cuba To China - Forbes

Sales of premium cigars are growing at between 4% and 5% a year, with a typical smoker getting younger by the day.... Further growth in premium cigars, priced between $20 and $200 each or more, is expected in particular to be fuelled by two Communist-rule
Forbes
added Jan 23, 2015 11:36
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[South America/Caribbean] Smoke and Haze: Visiting Cuba's Cigar Country

Though I’m not a smoker, it’s hard to resist the urge to find out more about what are widely considered to be the best cigars in the world—and take a puff or two. So I find myself on a bus to Pinar del Río on the westernmost tip of the island. Encircled
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 5, 2014 10:15
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[Cuba, USA] No Cigar Yet, but Take Your Mark

Take as a cautionary tale the trademark battle currently being fought over cigars. In that fight, General Cigar, a U.S. company, registered the Cohiba trademark for cigars in 1995. A Cuban company, Cubatabaco, sued in federal court, claiming rights to the
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Mar 27, 2015 11:40
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[USA, Florida] Could the End of the Embargo Kill the Cuban-Cigar Industry?

Forty-one years after imprisoning his father, the Cuban government had now come for Pepe. In a law office high above Coral Gables, Florida, Castro's attorneys grilled him not about democracy or freedom of speech or civil rights, but about something even
Village Voice blogs
added Feb 5, 2015 06:13
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[South America/Caribbean] Cuba: Tobacco Traditions Among Tourism Attractions

Attracted by the fame of Cuban tobacco, dozens of foreign visitors are touring Casa del Veguero in the municiplaity of Viñales, PInar del Rio, west of Cuba, where secrets of the tobacco cultivation are seen, from the best fields of the island.
Prensa Latina (cu)
added Jul 3, 2014 03:54
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Cuba cigar auction raises money for health system

An auction of luxury cigar humidors in Cuba fetched $1.1 million, which will go toward the public health system, the state news agency said Sunday. The sale came at an international cigar festival attended by celebrities such as American actor Danny Glo
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 6, 2013 12:04
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[Cuba, New York] Board Calls for Disbarment of Cigar-Smuggling Lawyer

The Illinois attorney ethics board has recommended the disbarment of an attorney convicted of smuggling trunkloads of Cuban cigars into the country during the 1990s.
New York Law Journal
added Aug 17, 2012 03:07
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