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As New Zealand looks to join plain packaging ranks, World Health Organisation steps up global awareness efforts

the world continues to wait for the World Trade Organisation’s decision over challenges to Australia's plain packaging regime. This is the most significant challenge to plain packaging and could yet determine just how quickly other countries adopt any rel
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:19
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'Feel the Bern' cigarettes may pose problem for Sanders

A cigarette manufacturer unaffiliated with Bernie Sanders' campaign wants smokers to "Feel the Bern" — but some worry that the product could end up burning Sanders. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is processing a trademark application for “Feel The
The Hill
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26
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[Ireland] Senator calls for 99% tax on tobacco profits amid legal threat

A leading oncologist and Senator has called for a 99% tax on the profits of tobacco companies - if they pursue their threats of legal action against the State.... Professor John Crown has welcomed the news, and said the Government should do more to chall
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 18, 2015 20:39
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22nd Century Acquires Important Intellectual Property from the National Research Council of Canada and Announces Hiring of 10 New Employees at Factory

purchased strategically important intellectual property (both patents and patent applications) from the National Research Council of Canada (“NRC”)...The unparalleled technology allows for the production of the world’s lowest nicotine cigarette, up to 98%
Business Wire
added Dec 30, 2014 08:38
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The Cigarette That Charges for Every Puff

A recent patent from Phillip Morris imagines a web-connected e-cig. It could help users quit—but it could also open their pipe up to tracking and hacking.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Oct 10, 2014 14:03
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Intellectual Property and the E-cigarette Boom

With its rapid growth and ongoing technical innovation, the e-cigarette industry is exciting to watch. Intellectual property protections already have proven crucial to this industry, as shown by the past and ongoing patent litigation, as well as the expl
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Sep 25, 2014 17:44
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[Australia, UK, Uruguay] If cigarettes kill, why do tobacco giants still wield so much power?

The industry now claims to be more socially responsible, yet it is suing countries around the world that try to introduce plain packaging
The Guardian (uk)
added May 29, 2014 11:02
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WTO To Consider Five Australia Plain Packaging Disputes Under One Panel

World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body yesterday agreed to establish two more panels in a dispute against Australia’s plain packaging for tobacco products, bringing the total to five. And it was agreed that a single panel will be appointed to st
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added May 8, 2014 09:20
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[North Carolina] Defendant asks for dismissal of patent infringement lawsuit

A defendant in a lawsuit involving electronic cigarette patent infringement has filed for a dismissal of the case. Lorillard Inc. and Ballantyne Brands LLC of Charlotte are among 11 being sued by a wholly owned subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc. c
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 5, 2014 09:05
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[New Zealand, USA] US issues warning on NZ tobacco packaging

six high-powered groups have jointly expressed their "concern" ... The Emergency Committee for American Trade, National Association of Manufacturers, National Foreign Trade Council, US-ASEAN Business Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and United States C
nzoom.com (TVNZ)
added Feb 9, 2014 21:12
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