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[Pennsylvania] Cigar company says competitor's product infringes its trademark

The complaint says that Connecticut Valley Tobacconist created the Mysterioso brand of cigars in January 2003, successfully registering the name with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2007 and renewing it in 2012.
The Pennsylvania Record
added Aug 26, 2014 21:31
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FDA faces lawsuits from cigar manufacturers on new regulations

The legal challenges to Food and Drug Administration regulations on tobacco products now include two from cigar companies. A subsidiary of Altria Group Inc., John Middleton Co. LLC, sued the agency May 26 for attempting to ban its “Black & Mild” brand na
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 7, 2016 13:17
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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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[Canada] Toronto doctors seek investors for nicotine inhaler

They have developed a device, called Nico-Puff (www.nico-puff.ca), which is an inhaler that looks and feels like a cigarette. But they say it is much safer than even the e-cigarettes that are becoming more popular.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 6, 2013 02:12
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[Canada] Ban seductive brand names as part of the federal government’s plain packaging regulations for tobacco products

The Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control is applauding the French government’s decision to ban various tobacco brand names and, bolstered by the support of 200 Quebec organizations, is asking Canada’s Minister of Health, Jane Philpott, to include the same
LifeinQuebec.com (ca)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:31
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[Montana] Welcome to Marlboro Country: Philip Morris Stakes a Last Claim in the West

The iconic cowboy disappeared from television decades ago. But with the help of a Montana dude ranch, the cigarette company is keeping his legend alive.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Mar 21, 2013 12:37
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[Australia, Uruguay] Treaty Shopping: How Philip-Morris Cherry-Picked Worst Case BITs

a closer look reveals a broad collection of older treaties that do not contain exceptions in modern treaties that could have avoided this situation. As a multinational-enterprise, Philip-Morris has attempted to evade these exceptions by going through sub
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Dec 3, 2012 00:04
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[Virginia] Lorillard wins lawsuit over Newport knock-off

Greensboro-based cigarette maker Lorillard Inc. has won a lawsuit brought against the makers of a legal psychoactive drug named "Newprot" for trademark infringement.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Aug 14, 2012 15:19
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[Asia-pacific] The Marlboro Man to Go Into Hiding in Canada; Country to Adopt Generic Cigarette Packaging

But the threat of litigation does not appear to be deterring Canada’s liberal government. If the recently published Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty is approved and implemented, the tobacco industry might find it more difficult to file legal challen
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Nov 26, 2015 10:19
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[USA] Federal Circuit Smokes Cuban Entity On Standing Issue

Empresa Cubana Del Tabaco (d/b/a Cubatabaco) v. General Cigar Co., Inc. The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's (the Board) decision, holding that a Cuban cigar manufacturer's standing to pursue
Mondaq
added Aug 16, 2014 16:50
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