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[UK] BONADIO: Big Tobacco is losing the fight to stop plain packaging of cigarettes

Dr Enrico Bonadio, a Senior Lecturer in the City Law School, says the tobacco industry's bid to avoid plain packaging by relying on legal arguments around trade and intellectual property rights, is being systematically dismissed by courts around the wor
City, University of London (uk)
added May 24, 2017 23:29
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Anaqua Intellectual Property Management Platform to Manage IBM’s Patent and Trademark Portfolio

Anaqua helps corporations and law firms turn intellectual property into competitive advantage. ...Founded in 2004 by IP leaders from The Coca-Cola Company, Ford Motor Company, Kimberly-Clark and British American Tobacco,
Business Wire
added May 22, 2017 15:40
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[UK] Standardised tobacco packaging — removing the power of brands

New regulations on standardised “plain” packaging for all cigarettes means that Marlboro and others can no longer use their instantly recognisable and long-established visual identity to seduce new customers, especially young people, or lead current smoke
ASH London (uk)
added May 18, 2017 12:50
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[UK] Standardised tobacco packaging — removing the power of brands

New regulations on standardised “plain” packaging for all cigarettes means that Marlboro and others can no longer use their instantly recognisable and long-established visual identity to seduce new customers, especially young people, or lead current smoke
ASH London (uk)
added May 18, 2017 12:50
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Standardized Tobacco Packaging Can Combat the Prevalence of COPD, Says Infiniti Research

A new study conducted by the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group has found that plain tobacco packaging has the potential to reduce tobacco use, thereby causing a drop in the prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other tobacco-relat
Business Wire
added May 17, 2017 23:45
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Branding Ban: It does not work

Branding ban proposals are based on a misunderstanding of the role of packaging. Expert reports, commissioned by JTI, explain that a branding ban is not effective in influencing smoking behavior as such regulation incorrectly assumes that packaging causes
The Future of Brands (JTI)
added May 15, 2017 18:18
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[Australia] WTO rolls big tobacco

While it is easy to appreciate the health agenda behind the decision, its implications for intellectual property law are more complex...“This is a very tricky situation because it’s a collision between health objectives and IP laws,” Mr Williams said. “
Lawyers Weekly
added May 8, 2017 20:46
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Plain Packaging For Tobacco Products: WTO Dispute Settlement Body Allegedly Backs Australia

Requests in the past couple of years by several WTO members to discuss plain packaging in the Council for the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights were not allowed on the grounds that it was the subject of an ongoing WTO
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added May 5, 2017 18:08
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[Asia-pacific] Hong Kong moves closer to tobacco plain packaging; street vendors voice disappointment and anger, threaten protest

The Hong Kong government tabled a law yesterday that will substantially increase the size of mandatory health warnings on tobacco products and leave the autonomous territory a step away from full-blown ‘plain packaging’. The developments have led to com
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 12:39
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WIPR survey: IP sector fighting losing battle against plain packaging

WIPR asked: “The UK Supreme Court refused to allow an appeal from the tobacco industry, in a final domestic decision on plain packaging. Is the IP sector fighting a losing battle against standardised packaging?”
World Intellectual Property Review (uk)
added Apr 25, 2017 16:23
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