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The Vapor IP Wars: Beyond Patents

While patent litigation in the e-cigarette industry has garnered significant attention, the growing number of companies and brands competing in this market raises a host of issues with other types of intellectual property
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Sep 9, 2014 23:33
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Lorillard subsidiaries sue Zippo in the UK over blu e-cig

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Lorillard Inc (NYSE: LO - news) said two of its e-cigarette subsidiaries sued Zippo Manufacturing Co in the United Kingdom to protect itself from Zippo's claims of trademark infringement regarding the blu brand of e-cigarettes. Cygnet
Yahoo Finance (uk)
added Sep 5, 2014 10:34
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[Ireland] E-cigarette company up in smoke

Healthier Smoker is being shut down a few months after promising a raft of new staff hires at its Waterford factory and unveiling multimillion-euro expansion plans. The fledgling “vaping specialist” and producer of E-cigarette liquids will be wound up aft
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Sep 2, 2014 14:09
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[Ireland] Japan Tobacco stubs out look-alike Waterford e-cigarettes

HSL made liquids used in e-cigarettes under a number of different names including brands Purple Silk, Calm Desert Brand, Kamel Blend and Myfair E-juice. These particular brands, according to JTI, breached their trade marks. In the High Court, Mr Flanagan
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:56
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What are brands for? Brands are the most valuable assets many companies possess. But no one agrees on how much they are worth or why

No management expert would think it strange that Imperial would spend the best part of $7 billion on something as ethereal as brands. They are the most valuable thing that companies as diverse as Apple and McDonald’s own, often worth much more than prope
The Economist
added Aug 29, 2014 15:26
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[Pennsylvania] Cigar company says competitor's product infringes its trademark

The complaint says that Connecticut Valley Tobacconist created the Mysterioso brand of cigars in January 2003, successfully registering the name with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2007 and renewing it in 2012.
The Pennsylvania Record
added Aug 26, 2014 21:31
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[Germany, North Carolina] Update: Lorillard suffers small legal defeat in battle with Zippo

A German court Monday temporarily stopped a Lorillard subsidiary from using the “blu” brand on its electronic cigarettes in Germany until it can resolve a trademark dispute with the lighter company in a scheduled 2015 trial, Zippo said in a news release.
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Aug 25, 2014 18:51
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[Africa, South Africa] DEAN: OPEN LETTER: Trademark ban on cigarette packaging defies constitution

You have in effect declared war on trademarks, especially logos, as being tools or weapons of evil intent and effect...How prohibiting the use of the logo version of Marlboro will decrease the incidence of smoking simply
Business Day (za)
added Aug 25, 2014 18:26
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Lorillard subsidiary hit with injunction in Germany over ‘blu’ brand

Zippo Manufacturing Co. said Monday it has been granted a preliminary injunction in Germany against Cygnet UK Trading Ltd., a Lorillard Inc. subsidiary. The injunction prevents Cygnet from using the “blu” brand name for electronic cigarettes sold in that
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 12:04
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Zippo Granted Preliminary Injunction In Germany Against Lorillard's UK Subsidiary In Trademark Infringement Case

Legal victory is part of Zippo's global campaign to protect its BLU® trademarks
PR Newswire
added Aug 22, 2014 11:59
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