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Poor leaf harvest in Cuba hit supplies of Cohiba and Montecristo cigars for Imperial Tobacco

A poor leaf harvest in Cuba hit supplies of Cohiba and Montecristo cigars for owner Imperial Tobacco. The world’s fourth-largest cigarette maker used a disappointing full-year update to confirm that 540 jobs will be lost with the closure of its factory in
This is Money (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 09:55
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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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[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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[Spain, USA] Cuba detente set to be a stimulant for Tabacalera’s US business

“Given the indisputable recognition of Cuban tobacco and its unique portfolio of brands, I think Habanos can capture 20 to 30 per cent of the US cigar market in the first three of four years,” he says.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:23
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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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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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[USA] FEATURE -What's in a name? Cuban cigars plant legal seeds for US future

fighting for more than a decade to protect his catchy Cuban brand name, Guantanamera, from Cuban government trademark lawyers. ...Montagne is one of more than a dozen cigar makers in the United States that Cuba's state-owned tobacco company has tried to b
Reuters
added May 6, 2015 13:24
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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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