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[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco goes after e-cigarette competitors

has decided to take on three of the most powerful e-cigarette heavyweights in America by way of a lawsuit alleging patent infringement. A lawsuit has been filed against manufacturers Blu, NJoy, and Logic. The three combined hold approximately 80% of the A
Bdaily Ltd (Business News Network) (uk)
added Mar 28, 2014 14:19
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[Australia] RIMMER: New Zealand, Plain Packaging, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The New Zealand Parliament should take note of the debate in the Australian Parliament over the plain packaging of tobacco products, and emulate the Australian legislative model of The Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 (Cth). The New Zealand Parliament sh
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Mar 28, 2014 13:23
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Australia Accepts Indonesia WTO Dispute On Tobacco Packaging; Calls For Five Disputes To Be Joined

Australia yesterday took the unusual move of agreeing to the first request by Indonesia to establish a World Trade Organization dispute panel against it. The ready acceptance of the panel request was an attempt by Australia to bring the some or all of th
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:04
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Philip Morris International Comments on the Tobacco Products Directive Adoption by the Council of the European Union

“Instead of further harmonizing the internal market, a stated objective of the Directive, measures in the TPD will do little to improve public health and will make the EU less competitive, pushing even more consumers to the unregulated black market in to
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:15
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[Virginia] E-Cigs get a closer look by the FDA.....do you know what you're (really) smoking?

The more concerning mistake is to believe it’s an FDA approved device or that it has been completely vetted as a healthy alternative. Even more nauseating is knowing that the majority of them are made in China.
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Mar 23, 2014 23:19
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[UK, USA] Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) Spared From ecig Lawsuit

has been spared from the lawsuit, as this company is known to develop the technology for the ecigarettes internally. The lawsuit will affect Lorillard Inc as it offers a brand called the blue Cigs, NJoyInc, Ballantyne Brands LLC at Charlotte as well as M
Financial Trends
added Mar 13, 2014 17:00
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[UK, USA, North Carolina] E-cig maker files suit

Claims Lorillard, others unlawfully used patented technologies
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 13, 2014 16:47
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[UK, USA] Imperial Tobacco Unit Sparks E-Cig Patent Dispute in U.S. Suits

An Imperial Tobacco Group Plc (IMT) unit sued Lorillard Inc. (LO), NJOY Inc., Vapor Corp. and eight other makers of electronic cigarettes in U.S. patent lawsuits alleging they infringed its intellectual property.
Bloomberg News
added Mar 11, 2014 14:29
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[North Carolina] Electronic-cigarette makers sued over allegations of patent infringement

Lorillard Inc. and another North Carolina electronic-cigarette company are among 11 being sued by a wholly owned subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc for patent infringement.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 11, 2014 14:26
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[UK, USA] Imperial fires up e-cigarette legal battle ($$)

Fontem Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of UK-based Imperial Tobacco, has filed a suit in California against nine US e-cigarette makers, including the top three – Lorillard’s Blu Ecigs, NJOY and Logic – which together account for about 80 per cent of t
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 09:02
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