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[USA] Federal Circuit Smokes Cuban Entity On Standing Issue

Empresa Cubana Del Tabaco (d/b/a Cubatabaco) v. General Cigar Co., Inc. The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's (the Board) decision, holding that a Cuban cigar manufacturer's standing to pursue
Mondaq
added Aug 16, 2014 16:50
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Philip Morris prepared to sue UK over plain cigarette packaging

The maker of Marlboro cigarettes "is prepared to protect its rights in the courts and to seek fair compensation for the value of its property," the company has told the UK government in response to its consultation. The UK government said in April it wa
Reuters
added Aug 12, 2014 15:54
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Phillip Morris prepared to sue UK over plain cigarette packaging

said it is prepared to sue the UK government should it implement a law mandating plain packaging for cigarettes. The law proposes that cigarettes be sold with graphic health warnings and no branding. The Marlboro-maker said it was prepared to "seek fair
BBC Online
added Aug 12, 2014 12:23
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[UK] Tobacco giant threatens £11bn lawsuit over plain packaging

In its official submission to government consultation on the plan, Philip Morris said: "Standardised packaging is a euphemism for government-mandated destruction of property. It is unlawful, disproportionate, and at odds with the most basic requirements
The Week.co.uk (uk)
added Aug 12, 2014 09:17
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[UK] Tobacco giant could sue for £11bn over plain pack ‘injustice’ ($$)

In the starkest threat of legal action from the industry to date, Philip Morris International (PMI) said that it was prepared to “protect its rights in the courts and to seek fair compensation” over the damage done to its business by a standardised packa
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 12, 2014 07:43
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[New Zealand] Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill (PDF)

The Health Committee has examined the Smoke-free Environments (Tobacco Plain Packaging) Amendment Bill and recommends that it be passed with the amendments shown.
New Zealand Parliament (nz)
added Aug 9, 2014 09:34
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Philip Morris loses 'activate' appeal against Japan Tobacco ($$)

World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 16:55
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[Europe] Electronic Atomization Cigarette

The present invention relates to an electronic atomization cigarette which only contains nicotine without harmful tar. ... advantages of the present invention include smoking without tar, significantly reducing the cancerogenic risk. Furthermore, users st
European Patent Office
added Jul 31, 2014 16:48
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[Australia, UK] STRINGHAM: Plain packaging is a losing strategy in the fight against smoking

plain packaging mandates have been of no measurable help in Australia, and there’s no reason for us to start playing the dangerous game where government starts censoring the use of of logos.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 00:35
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[UK] Plain packaging slammed by Mars lawyers

Should the government proceed with plans to introduce plain packaging, it could lead to brand names being put into plain type, as well as certain colours and shapes being removed from product packaging. Mars argued that these types of branding helped co
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 25, 2014 10:16
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