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PTAB Upholds E-Cig Patent In RJ Reynolds Challenge ($$)

Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Tuesday upheld the asserted claims of a Fontem electronic cigarette patent in an America Invents Act inter partes review, saying R.J. Reynolds failed to persuade the board that the claims were obvious over prior art.
Law360
added Dec 22, 2017 16:44
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MVP: Weil’s Michael Aiello ($$)

Aiello said a highlight of his transactional work was his representation of tobacco company Reynolds American Inc. in its $49 billion sale to British American Tobacco PLC.
Law360
added Dec 22, 2017 16:24
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[Asia, India] Apex court to hear today plea on pictorial warning on tobacco products

The Supreme Court agreed to hear today itself a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court order which quashed the government regulation that packets of tobacco products must carry pictorial warning covering 85 per cent of packaging space.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:17
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco wholesale operation litigating against Delaware retail outlet and owner

To date, defendants have not paid for the merchandise. Said merchandise was picked, packaged, and shipped from Philadelphia, PA to the defendants’ various addresses in the State of Delaware. The unpaid principal balance on defendants’ account is $11,002.
The Pennsylvania Record
added Dec 22, 2017 15:12
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[Florida] MVP: Jones Day's Stephanie Parker

Parker has worn many hats this year, leading the Idenix team and the 70-member team representing R.J. Reynolds in tobacco litigation in the thousands of "Engle progeny” suits in Florida, all on top of co-leading the firm’s 446-lawyer strong business and t
Law360
added Dec 22, 2017 02:08
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Tobacco mogul stokes Raoul's bid for Illinois AG

Sen. Kwame Raoul of Chicago...has received 10 contributions of $10,000 each from companies operated by Don Levin. Levin's Top Tobacco is one of the parties to the national pact that Madigan enforces and oversees here in Illinois. Madigan's office confirm
Crain's Chicago Business
added Dec 22, 2017 01:33
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Florida appeals court orders another new trial for Reynolds in Engle case

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is the beneficiary of another Engle progeny trial verdict reversal by a Florida appeals court. The case involves the largest pending jury damages awards against Reynolds — $13.97 million compensatory and $25 million punitive —
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 20, 2017 22:13
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[UK] Prisoner loses Supreme Court bid to enforce a smoking ban in jails despite complaints that exposure to 'second-hand' smoke made his health worse

That means that thousands of Government buildings could now not be covered / Supreme Court President Lady Hale announced that appeal was being dismissed 'with considerable reluctance'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 20, 2017 19:18
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[UK, UK-Wales] Smoking ban doesn’t apply to prisons... or job centres

In a unanimous judgment, the court said that the ban on smoking in pubs and other public spaces, which was introduced in 2006, exempts crown premises, including many government buildings. The ruling means that it is not a criminal offence for prisoners
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 20, 2017 18:08
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[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: Karnataka HC ruling on pictorial warnings on tobacco is a setback to public health

These measures, aimed at discouraging people from starting tobacco use and nudging smokers to quit, helped reduce tobacco consumption in India by 6% in seven years. Tobacco use fell from 34.6% in 2009-10 to 28.6% in 2016-17, with 810,000 fewer people usin
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 20, 2017 15:05
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