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[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK, USA] Pacific trade deal could be two weeks away if US fast-track measure passes

investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions would allow for more litigation against domestic law by multinationals, similar to that undertaken by tobacco companies against the Australian government over claims their copyright was breached by plain
The Guardian (uk)
added May 18, 2015 11:42
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Philip Morris International Uses Copyright Claims To Quiet Marlboro Critics

While these particular videos are no longer available on Vimeo, we were able to view them in order to present them so that readers can decide whether or not they cross an ethical line. “In 2012, Marlboro launched a new revolutionary campaign — ‘Don’t Be
The Consumerist (blog)
added May 7, 2015 13:48
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[USA] FEATURE -What's in a name? Cuban cigars plant legal seeds for US future

fighting for more than a decade to protect his catchy Cuban brand name, Guantanamera, from Cuban government trademark lawyers. ...Montagne is one of more than a dozen cigar makers in the United States that Cuba's state-owned tobacco company has tried to b
Reuters
added May 6, 2015 13:24
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[Canada] Guidance on entitlement to claim profits in trademark infringement cases

On March 23 2015 the Federal Court confirmed that Imperial Tobacco is entitled to elect an accounting of Philip Morris's profits resulting from the infringement of its rights in the MARLBORO trademark in Canada. This decision will likely become significan
International Law Office (uk)
added May 5, 2015 10:04
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[Vietnam] GOODWIN: Watch Out, Joe Camel Is Back: Big Tobacco and the TPP

helping to promote cigarette use, an industry that accounts for one in ten adult deaths worldwide, especially among young Vietnamese women, will not make for a proud Obama legacy.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:40
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia, Uruguay] AL-MAEENA: Merchants of death flex their muscles

Avaaz, a global civic NGO…is leading the fight against this latest diabolical attempt …it’s using a closed-door international tribunal that ruled for corporations ... rulings are binding, even though many of the judges are private citizens with corporate
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Apr 21, 2015 22:47
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Uruguay] IP impact of leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership chapter debated

The chapter that has become public concerns investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)...as to whether Australia’s existing anti-tobacco regulations are under threat from this specific trade agreement, that falls into the ‘probably not’ category, according
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Apr 21, 2015 10:50
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[Canada] The hot debate over electronic cigarettes sure to spark regulation, litigation

The lucrative nature of the e-cigarette market can be seen in the rate at which manufacturers are protecting their technology. Currently, there are at least 30 patents or patent applications related to electronic cigarettes listed in the patents database
The Lawyers Weekly (ca)
added Apr 17, 2015 16:36
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[Latin America, Uruguay] LETTER: Blood smoke

It’s a quite scary scenario: a single company with a product which kills beyond any doubt could succeed in defeating the laws made to protect general public. It’s often blamed that World Bank courts generally take sides with corporations, but this is an
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Apr 17, 2015 13:19
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KAYE: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Anti-Smoking Campaign

Avaaz... is running a signature campaign in support of Uruguay’s policies...unleashing lawyers to undermine a country’s sovereignty leaves Philip Morris once again appearing to be little more than a corporate bully.
Triple Pundit
added Apr 13, 2015 12:04
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