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[Canada] InventHelp Inventor Develops Household Smoke Ventilator (KOC-944)

the INDOOR SMOKE ERADICATOR, an integrated system that will ventilate cigarette or marijuana smoke from the interior of a residence. "With Canada's upcoming legalization of marijuana, landlords are concerned about second hand smoke. In addition, non-smok
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 22:11
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[China] Juul Gets Restraining Order on Fake Chinese E-Cigarettes

The company filed trademark claims against 30 entities in China for selling counterfeit Juul-brand devices and nicotine pods on EBay Inc., according to a statement Tuesday. Juul was granted a temporary restraining order late last month by a judge in fede
Bloomberg News
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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PTAB Shuts Down RJ Reynolds Challenges To E-Cig Patent ($$)

Fontem Holdings 1 BV on Wednesday notched a victory in its intellectual property fight with R.J. Reynolds over electronic cigarettes when the Patent Trial and Appeal Board declined to review a patent that R.J. Reynolds has been accused of infringing. PTA
Law360
added Sep 1, 2018 01:02
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[Japan] Philip Morris sues BAT, alleging patent breach

over its tobacco-heating device in Japan, the latest move by tobacco makers jostling for dominance over a promising new cigarette alternative. Philip Morris, which sells its own tobacco-heating device IQOS in Japan, is alleging that some features of BAT'
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Aug 3, 2018 17:37
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[California] 9th Circuit Clarifies: Damages Not Available In Hookah Trademark Case ($$)

judge did not err in reconsidering an earlier summary judgment holding upon finding that a trademark infringement plaintiff sought and won damages for trademarks that were not yet registered at the time they were counterfeited, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Cour
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 26, 2018 01:03
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[UK] Institute of Public Affairs

(IPA) is a think tank with a history of opposition to tobacco control. The Institute has also been funded by the tobacco industry, in the past as well as in the present. An internal document from British American Tobacco in 1993, for instance, notes tha
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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TROPICAL (AGANORSA LEAF) WINS MOMBACHO TRADEMARK DISPUTE

Tropical Tobacco, Inc.—a company best known by its AGANORSA Leaf and Casa Fernández names—has won a ruling over who gets to use the word Mombacho in the U.S. cigar market. On Friday, a three-judge panel from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled in
HalfWheel
added Jul 10, 2018 01:25
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Zig-Zag® Zero Tolerance Campaign Yields $3.1 Million Default Judgment against Counterfeiters

Recently, National Tobacco Company and its sister company North Atlantic Operating Company (NAOC) won a $3.1 million judgment against 14 groups of online counterfeiters selling Zig-Zag® papers through eBay and other online sellers, following up an earlier
Business Wire
added Jul 4, 2018 13:51
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VOON: Inside Views: WTO Panel On Australia’s Tobacco Plain Packaging: A Fact Dependent Analysis Of TRIPS Art 20

The Panel found that special requirements involving significant encumbrance, such as a prohibition on certain types of trademarks, are not per se unjustifiable under Article 20 (para 7.2442). The Panel also rejected the complainants’ suggestion that a Me
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:20
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Australia Wins Landmark Trade Case on Tobacco Plain Packaging – Bold Strategy Is Spreading Worldwide

This victory for Australia provides a tremendous boost to the growing global movement to require that cigarettes and other tobacco products be sold in plain packaging, without colorful logos and other branding that attract youth, mislead consumers and in
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:10
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