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[Australia] No Decision On WTO Plain Packaging Dispute Before May 2017 ($$)

The much-awaited decision of the World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body on Australia’s law requiring that tobacco products be sold in plain packages, challenged by four countries, has been postponed and is now expected “not before May 2017.”
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Dec 9, 2016 14:19
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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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Zippo’s lawsuit against e-cig maker settled, the company reports

involving a Lorillard subsidiary’s use of the name “blu” in a popular and profitable line of e-cigarettes, was filed last April in a California federal court. In it, Zippo argued the brand too closely resembled its line of “BLU” butane lighters, and infr
Bradford (PA) Era
added Jul 4, 2015 16:02
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[Canada] Guidance on entitlement to claim profits in trademark infringement cases

On March 23 2015 the Federal Court confirmed that Imperial Tobacco is entitled to elect an accounting of Philip Morris's profits resulting from the infringement of its rights in the MARLBORO trademark in Canada. This decision will likely become significan
International Law Office (uk)
added May 5, 2015 10:04
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KAYE: Philip Morris Sues Uruguay Over Anti-Smoking Campaign

Avaaz... is running a signature campaign in support of Uruguay’s policies...unleashing lawyers to undermine a country’s sovereignty leaves Philip Morris once again appearing to be little more than a corporate bully.
Triple Pundit
added Apr 13, 2015 12:04
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WARNER/POLLACK: The Nicotine Fix

America’s cigarette addiction may seem to be mostly over. But low-income Americans continue to smoke—and die—at alarming rates. A radical new strategy could help them quit once and for all... This mixed-modality tobacco-control regulatory strategy would
The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 13, 2014 14:58
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Leave To Appeal To Supreme Court Of Canada Denied To Philip Morris In Trademark Dispute

The decision held that Philip Morris' otherwise non-branded cigarettes that used the "ROOFTOP" design on its packaging, infringed Marlboro Canada's trademark rights in the "MARLBORO" trademark by causing confusion for consumers. (For further information o
Mondaq
added Mar 22, 2013 09:42
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Why did Apple just file a vaporizer patent?

an Apple patent application for a new "vaporizer" technology. The patent application describes a "chamber body" that can take an unidentified substance that will then be "vaporized or sublimated into a vapor."
Fox News
added Jan 30, 2017 14:58
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[Africa, South Africa] JOHNSON: Plain packaging of tobacco is plain disastrous

The WHO decided to exploit this year’s World No Tobacco Day to launch an unfounded campaign to lobby governments across the globe to enact ineffective plain-packaging schemes. Plain-packaging regulations replace brand-specific tobacco labels – like the
Business Day (za)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:50
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Tobacco firms launch legal challenge against UK plain-packaging

British American Tobacco claimed that plain packaging was "not achieving its public health objectives", and was leading to younger smokers chosing cheaper, more unhealthy, brands. Imperial, Britain's leading seller of cigarettes, said legal action was a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:53
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