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[Ireland] Japanese tobacco firm halts legal action against Waterford firm

halted its legal proceedings against Healthier Smoker Ltd (HSL) after the Waterford-based firm’s liquidator agreed on Tuesday to destroy all products and materials within its control that infringe the multibillion tobacco giant’s property rights. Darren F
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:19
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Philip Morris Fuming About Uruguay's Graphic Cigarette Packaging To The Tune Of $25M

These scary snapshots were meant to reduce smoking – and it appears to be working, especially with pregnant women – but they have also drawn the ire of cigarette giant Philip Morris International. The Richmond, Virginia-based company believes that Urugu
Fox News
added Sep 18, 2014 07:40
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[Switzerland] AUDIO: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Graphic Cigarette Packaging

The lawsuit is based on a 1991 trade agreement between Uruguay and Switzerland, where the company is located. The cigarette manufacturer says Uruguay is violating its promise to respect intellectual property rights. Studies have found that such gruesome
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Sep 18, 2014 07:38
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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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