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[Australia and Oceania, South America/Caribbean] Ukraine, Honduras revive tobacco dispute with Australia at WTO

The move sets the wheels in motion on a legal dispute widely seen as a test case for tobacco control around the world, with health ministries pitted against cigarette firms such as British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, Philip Morris and Japan Toba
Reuters
added Sep 14, 2013 08:55
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[North Carolina] Reynolds continues to protect trademarks in e-cigarette suits

Protecting the Camel and Winston trademarks from misuse by small electronic-cigarette retailers has kept a Reynolds American Inc. subsidiary quite busy over the past four years. Reynolds Innovations Inc. has filed 29 lawsuits in the U.S. District Court
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 6, 2013 14:59
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[California] No Fire Yet in Hookah Tobacconist's Lawsuit

SAN DIEGO (CN) - A manufacturer of hookah tobacco cannot block certain e-liquid products that it says infringe on its products, a federal judge ruled. Starbuzz Tobacco is suing Wisam Namou and Sukrat Namou over e-liquid products that have labe
Courthouse News
added Jul 7, 2013 21:06
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[France] BRIEF-Scandinavian Tobacco Group: French authorities to ban tobacco brand names

* Says Scandinavian Tobacco Group will appeal decision to French courts Source text for Eikon:
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2017 16:36
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[Australia, Uruguay] As world awaits WTO plain packaging decision, legislation spreads across the globe

decision of a [WTO] panel on Australia’s decision to enforce standardised packaging on tobacco products has been ‘imminent’ for years...harder to see how a comeback is possible – that is, unless the WTO panel delivers an upper-cut...early next year.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:04
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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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