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Philip Morris Fuming About Uruguay's Graphic Cigarette Packaging To The Tune Of $25M

These scary snapshots were meant to reduce smoking – and it appears to be working, especially with pregnant women – but they have also drawn the ire of cigarette giant Philip Morris International. The Richmond, Virginia-based company believes that Urugu
Fox News
added Sep 18, 2014 07:40
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Safeguards for Tobacco Control: Options for the TPPA

CONCLUSION Six chapters of the TPPA potentially threaten tobacco-control measures. They expand market access or protect the industry with WTO-plus rules that can be used in later rounds of litigation: 1. Investment—expands investor-state arbitration for U
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jan 24, 2014 16:36
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[UK] Tobacco in plain packets rule may cost the taxpayer £5bn

Taxpayers could face a £5billion bill ... according to the independent Centre for Economics and Business Research think-tank. Legal challenges under the Human Rights Act or European Union law could claim that requiring plain packets meant the indust
This is Money (uk)
added Mar 31, 2013 22:48
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SCC Case Information - Docket: Philip Morris Products S.A., et al. v. Marlboro Canada Limited, et al.

2013-03-21 Decision on the application for leave to appeal, F Ro Mo
Supreme Court of Canada
added Mar 21, 2013 14:06
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[Thailand] Big cigarette warnings draw dissent

The Department of Intellectual Property and the International Trademark Association have jointly issued a complaint to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Public Health Minister Pradit Sintawanarong. They pointed out that the new adjustment contraven
Bangkok Post (th)
added Mar 12, 2013 12:46
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· Marlboro brand value hits record high of US$32.4 billion · The world’s most tobacco brand is successfully extending its brand · Over 80% of tobacco brands growing in value

Brand Finance (uk)
added Mar 5, 2017 00:33
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[Australia] WTO Delays Ruling In High-Stakes Tobacco Packaging Battle ($$)

will not issue a ruling on whether Australia's "plain packaging" tobacco law usurps foreign companies' intellectual property rights until May, according to WTO documents circulated Tuesday, delaying a decision that was slated to arrive by the end of 2016.
Law360
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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[Germany, USA] Fontem Ventures B.V. and NJOY, Inc. Announce Settlement Agreement In Relation to E-Vapour Technology Patents

resolves ongoing litigation in the USA and Germany. The settlement ends one of eight patent infringement cases originally brought by Fontem Ventures and Fontem Holdings 1 in March 2014 in the United States District Court for the Central District of Calif
PR Newswire
added Nov 16, 2015 15:51
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] TPPA’s Effect On Public Health: Tobacco and Alcohol

Other policies...banning the use of terms like ‘mild’, ‘smooth’, ‘fine'; controlling the use of flavours...factories, distibution chains and intellectual property rights would be ‘protected investments’ who could also sue; advertisers, duty free stores, r
It's Our Future (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:29
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[Europe, Switzerland, UK] Plain packaging battle escalates as WTO prepares for hearings on challenges to Australian regime

[PMI] has supplied World Trademark Review with an opinion from Lord Hoffman...who concludes that the UK’s recently enacted plain packaging regulations for tobacco products are unlawful and violate EU law.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:07
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