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[Australia, Dominican Republic, New Zealand] WTO Hears Health, Economic Considerations Of Plain Packaging For Tobacco

In its meeting this week, the World Trade Organisation intellectual property committee heard again about the issue of plain packaging of tobacco products, as New Zealand is proposing to introduce such a regime in the country. Economic and health interest
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Mar 8, 2013 11:14
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[North Carolina] Johnston County sweet potato farmer files lawsuit over pet food idea

What started as a simple idea aimed at improving the quality of pet food made in China with North Carolina sweet potatoes has become a lawsuit filed March 23 by a farmer against a Virginia agriculture giant. Johnston County farmer Frank Lee filed suit ag
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Apr 5, 2016 20:37
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[Vietnam] GOODWIN: Watch Out, Joe Camel Is Back: Big Tobacco and the TPP

helping to promote cigarette use, an industry that accounts for one in ten adult deaths worldwide, especially among young Vietnamese women, will not make for a proud Obama legacy.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:40
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[Armenia, Canada, Russia] Grand Tobacco cleared of any wrongdoing in Philip Morris lawsuit

The Armenian-Canadian Grand Tobacco Company had addressed the State Commission for Protection of Economic Competition of Armenia stating they encountered obstacles in selling their products in Russia.
Armenpress (Armenian News Agency) (am)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:13
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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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[Asia, India] Plan to ban tobacco FDI may singe cigarette companies

Shares of cigarette makers may drop on news that the government is working on a proposal to completely ban foreign direct investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector..."Basically, government is signalling a slow death to the tobacco sector. Clearly, such steps
Times of India
added Apr 26, 2016 13:59
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[UK, USA] Imperial fires up e-cigarette legal battle ($$)

electronic cigarette arm of Imperial Tobacco has launched legal proceedings over patents against nine of its US rivals as “big tobacco” becomes increasingly aggressive in the battle for the fast-growing e-cigarette market. Fontem Ventures, a wholly owned
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 10, 2014 16:15
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[Europe, UK] Imperial move suggests it may be developing a coffee habit ($$)

Nicotine patches, chocolate drinks, vitamins and coffee are not the typical wares you would expect a tobacco multinational to sell, but the owner of Gauloises cigarettes, Montecristo cigars and Rizla rolling papers is registering a brand name that would
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 19, 2013 12:13
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Philip Morris Tobacco Serves Cease & Desist Papers to Stones Throw For Jonwayne Packaging

received an official cease and desist letter from the attorneys of one of the most powerful companies in the county. Stones Throw, which is known for their creativity in designing cover art, produced a cassette package that looked like a Marlboro Cigarett
Rap Basement
added Apr 9, 2013 10:17
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[Greece] Tobacco trademarks clash before Administrative Committee for Trademarks

In a high-profile opposition proceeding before the Administrative Committee for Trademarks (ACFT) of the Trademark Bureau, British American Tobacco (Brands) Inc (BAT) challenged two Greek trademark applications owned by Philip Morris Products SA on the b
Intellectual Asset Management (uk)
added Oct 24, 2012 17:48
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