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[USA] FEATURE -What's in a name? Cuban cigars plant legal seeds for US future

fighting for more than a decade to protect his catchy Cuban brand name, Guantanamera, from Cuban government trademark lawyers. ...Montagne is one of more than a dozen cigar makers in the United States that Cuba's state-owned tobacco company has tried to b
Reuters
added May 6, 2015 13:24
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[Cuba, USA] No Cigar Yet, but Take Your Mark

Take as a cautionary tale the trademark battle currently being fought over cigars. In that fight, General Cigar, a U.S. company, registered the Cohiba trademark for cigars in 1995. A Cuban company, Cubatabaco, sued in federal court, claiming rights to the
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Mar 27, 2015 11:40
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O-ROURKE: In a Plain Brown Package | Australia’s doomed effort to kill tobacco sales.

Having snuffed out my Marlboro, I am presently enjoying a Montecristo ... When Raúl Castro is your Milton Friedman, you’re ready for the intellectual firing squad. The thought process of Australia’s legislators should be stood up against the wall of commo
Weekly Standard
added Dec 10, 2013 14:52
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[Asia-pacific] FLYNN: TPP Carve Out for Tobacco Shows Core Flaws in Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

Those with knowledge of the new tobacco text have revealed that the language proposed to be added to the investment chapter reads: Exception Article X Tobacco control measures Tobacco control measures shall not be subject to the dispute resolution pro
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Oct 1, 2015 17:06
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[UK] Standardised tobacco packs “will not increase illegal market"

Pete Astley MBE – who works for Trading Standards North West and is a renowned expert on international intellectual property crime – spoke to peers on Tuesday (15 October 2013), at a special briefing event organised by Cancer Research UK in London to dis
Rochdale Online (uk)
added Oct 16, 2013 09:02
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[Hong Kong] Tobacco giant sues Australia

More than $50 million of taxpayer money is expected to go up in smoke defending cigarette plain packaging in a secretive international tribunal. But costs will pile up if Australia loses on its first defence that Philip Morris indulged in cynical “venue
West Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 15:54
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[North Carolina] Farmer suing tobacco company

W. Frank Lee is suing Universal Corp. and subsidiary Universal Leaf North America U.S. Inc.... claims the Richmond, Va.-based company stole and used his ideas, confidential information and trade secrets for processing sweet potatoes for sale.
Asheboro (NC) Courier-Tribune
added Apr 4, 2016 23:19
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[UK, USA] Imperial fires up e-cigarette legal battle ($$)

Fontem Ventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of UK-based Imperial Tobacco, has filed a suit in California against nine US e-cigarette makers, including the top three – Lorillard’s Blu Ecigs, NJOY and Logic – which together account for about 80 per cent of t
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 09:02
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Counterfeiters of Cohiba, Macanudo and Partagas Cigars Shut Down Across Florida in Series of Seizure Raids and Arrests, Announces General Cigar

Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (“ABT”) conducted a series of raids and arrests throughout Florida relating to the manufacture, distribution and sale of counterfeit versions of the Company’s COHIBA®, Macanudo® and Partagas® cigar brands.
Business Wire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:38
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[Canada] Why Marlboro Country ends at the border

Marketers spend plenty of time defending their brands against copycats, but it is not often that a product copycats itself. That is what has happened in Canada for one iconic brand: Marlboro.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 6, 2012 15:16
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