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[Asia-pacific, Canada, South America/Caribbean, USA] International trade law, plain packaging and tobacco industry political activity: the Trans-Pacific Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies are increasingly turning to trade and investment agreements to challenge measures aimed at reducing tobacco use. This study examines their efforts to influence the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a major trade and investment agreement w
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:26

Star Scientific falls as settlement disclosed

Shares of Star Scientific fell 6 percent on Tuesday as investors likely viewed a $5 million payout in a patent dispute settlement as smaller than anticipated.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 23, 2012 20:16

Star Scientific Silent on Tobacco Patent Settlement

Star Scientific (STSI) remains mum on the financial terms of a Sept. 24 settlement with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco in their long-fought patent infringement case.
added Oct 6, 2012 15:09

Star Scientific’s Settlement with R. J. Reynolds Leaves Star Free to Enforce Tobacco Curing Patents

The settlement leaves in place a federal appeals court decision that Star’s patents are not invalid and so removes a potential cloud over the validity of the patents. Star thus can now seek to enforce the patent against other tobacco manufacturers whom it
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Oct 3, 2012 21:00

[Virginia] Synthetic Drug Slammed for Newport-Like Package

The maker of Newport cigarettes won a trademark suit and attorneys' fees against two brothers who sell a legal psychoactive drug under the brand "Newprot."
Courthouse News
added Aug 14, 2012 15:19

Innovation & Value Analysis in the Tobacco Industry - Trends, Opportunities & Forecast Report 2016 - Research and Markets

Analyze the prevalence of smoking around the world and how this translates into sales of tobacco products. / Examine current innovation particularly new product development from some of the world's largest premium cigarette brands. / Study the market for
Business Wire
added Jan 27, 2016 21:28

PAX Labs, Inc. Granted U.S. Patent For Nicotine Salt E-Cigarette

JUUL uses nicotine salts found in leaf tobacco, rather than free-base nicotine, as its core ingredient. JUUL's special chemical process and easy-to-use micro-tank vaporizer deliver the right nicotine strength and vapor quality to provide a uniquely pleasi
PR Newswire
added Dec 22, 2015 22:01

Imperial Tobacco, Japan Tobacco settle patent infringement

Fontem Ventures, a unit of Imperial Tobacco Group, said on Friday that it entered into a license agreement with Japan Tobacco International that settles patent infringement lawsuits concerning e-cigarette technology.
added Dec 4, 2015 21:44

[California] Philip Morris Settles Marlboro E-Cig Trade Dress Suit ($$)

has reached a settlement in California federal court with an electronic cigarette manufacturer who sought a declaration that it wasn’t infringing the protected “roof design” trade dress used for Marlboro cigarettes. Pax Labs Inc. on Thursday voluntarily
added Nov 14, 2015 01:13

Philip Morris' Marlboro TM Doesn't Cover E-Cig, Suit Says ($$)

Pax Labs is seeking a ruling that the diamond window that appears on its e-cigarettes doesn't infringe...the diamond window appearing on its Juul vaporizer device and pods, which are inserted into the device and contain nicotine liquid, is the ideal shape
added Aug 19, 2015 14:48
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