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[Africa, Tanzania] Court Throws Out TCC's Appeal in Cigarette War

THE Court of Appeal has rejected the appeal lodged by the Tanzania Cigarette Company (TCC) Limited in a cigarette war with another local company, Mastermind Tobacco Tanzania Limited (Mastermind), over claims of infringement of Safari Graphic trademark.
All-Africa.com
added Jun 20, 2013 19:05
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[Canada] The hot debate over electronic cigarettes sure to spark regulation, litigation

The lucrative nature of the e-cigarette market can be seen in the rate at which manufacturers are protecting their technology. Currently, there are at least 30 patents or patent applications related to electronic cigarettes listed in the patents database
The Lawyers Weekly (ca)
added Apr 17, 2015 16:36
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Philip Morris loses 'activate' appeal against Japan Tobacco ($$)

World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 16:55
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[Africa, Australia, Uruguay] Tobacco Industry Tactics Limit Poorer Nations’ Smoking Laws

The industry is warning countries that their tobacco laws violate an expanding web of trade and investment treaties, raising the prospect of costly, prolonged legal battles, health advocates and officials said.
New York Times
added Dec 13, 2013 02:12
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[Hong Kong] Tobacco plain packaging laws: the Australian experience

The Australian Government did not acquire any proprietary benefit from the imposition of the TPP Act on the plaintiffs. Accordingly the constitutional challenge to the TPP Act failed. ...Philip Morris Asia (incorporated in Hong Kong) allegedly only purcha
Mondaq
added Dec 21, 2014 20:12
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[Malaysia] M'sia said to have backed down on TPP stance

The Bantah TPP agreement organisation expressed disappointment ... Mohd Nizam said based on leaked negotiation documents and reports from Wikileaks, Hufftington Post and Inside US Trade, it is apparent that Malaysia has weakened its stance on tobacco and
The Malaysian Reserve (my)
added Dec 16, 2013 02:26
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[Canada, USA] Study finds smoke-free workplaces more creative

finds employees with companies working under smoke-free legislation improved creativity by an average of 9% after smoking left the workplace.... companies in the U.S. who have filed patents between 1976 and 2010.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Aug 8, 2016 13:26
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Big Tobacco's Pacific Trade-Pact Fight

The battle is part of a “true David-and-Goliath fight going on, with tobacco companies wanting to impose legal costs on governments and discourage them from moving forward on plain packaging,” says Chris Bostic, deputy director for policy at Action on Sm
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 15, 2013 02:55
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[Ireland] E-cigarette company up in smoke

Healthier Smoker is being shut down a few months after promising a raft of new staff hires at its Waterford factory and unveiling multimillion-euro expansion plans. The fledgling “vaping specialist” and producer of E-cigarette liquids will be wound up aft
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Sep 2, 2014 14:09
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Big Tobacco Tries to Snuff Out T-Shirt Artist

Skylar Shatz smoked Marlboro Reds for a decade .. has designed a T-shirt reminding people that cigs are deadly. He hasn’t sold many shirts, but Shatz has gotten serious interest from one really big name: Philip Morris. The tobacco giant sent Shatz a bit
Vocativ
added Jun 30, 2014 13:02
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