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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

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

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

[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

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 (ca)
added Mar 21, 2013 14:06

[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

Zig-Zag® Zero Tolerance Campaign Yields $3.1 Million Default Judgment against Counterfeiters

Recently, National Tobacco Company and its sister company North Atlantic Operating Company (NAOC) won a $3.1 million judgment against 14 groups of online counterfeiters selling Zig-Zag® papers through eBay and other online sellers, following up an earlier
Business Wire
added Jul 4, 2018 13:51

Young adult smokers’ perceptions of plain packs, numbered packs and pack inserts in Turkey: a focus group study [FREE FULL TEXT]

That bevelled-edged plain packs were perceived more positively than straight-edged plain packs is relevant to countries planning to introduce plain packaging. The study provides a first insight into smokers’ perceptions of a ban on brand names, which was
Tobacco Control
added Nov 10, 2017 15:33
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