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Philip Morris Asia Limited (Hong Kong) v. The Commonwealth of Australia

The PCA acts as registry in this arbitration, which is conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules of 2010 pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of Hong Kong and the Government of Australia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments.
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added Oct 5, 2015 20:57

[Asia-pacific] FLYNN: TPP Carve Out for Tobacco Shows Core Flaws in Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

Those with knowledge of the new tobacco text have revealed that the language proposed to be added to the investment chapter reads: Exception Article X Tobacco control measures Tobacco control measures shall not be subject to the dispute resolution pro (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Oct 1, 2015 17:06

[UK] Ronaldo Or Messi? Vote With Your Cigarette Butts and Stop the Litter

UK organization Hubbub, in collaboration with CommonWorks, came up with an exceptional solution to do their part on preserving the environment. They launched a campaign called “Neat Streets” in order to keep the streets of London clean. Hubbub appeals to
Branding Magazine
added Sep 17, 2015 13:43

Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes: A Game-Changer for the Tobacco Industry

Launches Website in 8 Languages Detailing Science and Clinical Studies for World’s Lowest Nicotine Tobacco... “22nd Century believes that its proprietary cigarettes – protected by a very large number of patents and supported by a host of independent clini
Business Wire
added Sep 3, 2015 18:46

Philip Morris' Marlboro TM Doesn't Cover E-Cig, Suit Says ($$)

Pax Labs is seeking a ruling that the diamond window that appears on its e-cigarettes doesn't infringe...the diamond window appearing on its Juul vaporizer device and pods, which are inserted into the device and contain nicotine liquid, is the ideal shape
added Aug 19, 2015 14:48

[Hong Kong] Tobacco giant sues Australia

More than $50 million of taxpayer money is expected to go up in smoke defending cigarette plain packaging in a secretive international tribunal. But costs will pile up if Australia loses on its first defence that Philip Morris indulged in cynical “venue
West Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:54

[Asia-pacific, Australia] PROWSE: No, the TPP Does Not Threaten State Sovereignty

the Hong Kong Agreement does not include explicit ISDS safeguards, which have been written into Australia’s more recent agreements....strengthens the point that strong ISDS provisions need to be written into investment treaties and agreements.
The Diplomat (jp)
added Jul 27, 2015 11:08

[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] TPPA’s Effect On Public Health: Tobacco and Alcohol

Other policies...banning the use of terms like ‘mild’, ‘smooth’, ‘fine'; controlling the use of flavours...factories, distibution chains and intellectual property rights would be ‘protected investments’ who could also sue; advertisers, duty free stores, r
It's Our Future (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:29

[Australia, Europe, UK] FOCARINO: Big Tobacco Heads to Court Over Cigarette Plain Packaging Laws

As Marc Firestone, PMI’s senior vice president and general counsel put it, “[c]ountries around the world have shown that effective tobacco control can co-exist with respect for consumer freedoms and private property.”
added Jul 19, 2015 12:15

Zippo’s lawsuit against e-cig maker settled, the company reports

involving a Lorillard subsidiary’s use of the name “blu” in a popular and profitable line of e-cigarettes, was filed last April in a California federal court. In it, Zippo argued the brand too closely resembled its line of “BLU” butane lighters, and infr
Bradford (PA) Era
added Jul 4, 2015 16:02
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