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[UK, USA] China’s biggest homegrown gadget is a hit—but not at home

Hon has blamed China’s giant state-owned tobacco companies for discouraging the adoption of e-cigarettes ... now the e-cig industry has one of the classic hallmarks of a developing technology sector: An acrimonious fight over intellectual property.
Quartz
added Mar 11, 2014 08:58
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JTI Acquires 'Ploom' Intellectual Property Rights From Ploom, Inc.

it has acquired from Ploom, Inc. a number of patents and trademarks relating to the tobacco vaporization device[1] business. This is part of JTI's drive to further develop the tobacco vapor category and overall mission to be the leader in next generation
PR Newswire
added Feb 16, 2015 15:47
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[Europe, UK, USA] E-cigarettes: no smoke without fear ($$)

E-cigarettes are big business. How did they start? How do they work? And what is big tobacco doing to protect its market share?
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:20
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[Australia] Smokers Are Addicted To The Branding Of Their Cigarettes

One of the authors of the study, Melanie Wakefield, who is also director of the Centre for Behavioral Research in Cancer in Victoria, suggested in a 2007 paper that cigarette branding alone created a set of self-fulfilled expectations, or "halo" effect.
Fast Company
added Jul 24, 2013 18:15
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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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[Australia] THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, THE PLAIN PACKAGING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, AND THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION

This article focuses upon the legal defence of Australia before the WTO Panel...Australia has provided a convincing case that plain packaging of tobacco products is compatible with the TRIPS Agreement 1994 – particularly the clauses relating to the aims a
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:20
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New Vaporizing Technology, qmos™, set to Revolutionize Vaping and E-Cigarette Industries

United Tobacco Vapor Group's (UTVG) announced today that UTVG has been granted a patent for their new vaporizing technology...qmos™ is wickless and sponge-less. It also reduces the number of parts found in a traditional e-cigarette from 20 to 5. qmos™ tec
PR Newswire
added Dec 3, 2016 00:28
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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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