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TROPICAL (AGANORSA LEAF) WINS MOMBACHO TRADEMARK DISPUTE

Tropical Tobacco, Inc.—a company best known by its AGANORSA Leaf and Casa Fernández names—has won a ruling over who gets to use the word Mombacho in the U.S. cigar market. On Friday, a three-judge panel from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled in
HalfWheel
added Jul 10, 2018 01:25
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VOON: Inside Views: WTO Panel On Australia’s Tobacco Plain Packaging: A Fact Dependent Analysis Of TRIPS Art 20

The Panel found that special requirements involving significant encumbrance, such as a prohibition on certain types of trademarks, are not per se unjustifiable under Article 20 (para 7.2442). The Panel also rejected the complainants’ suggestion that a Me
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:20
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Zig-Zag® Zero Tolerance Campaign Yields $3.1 Million Default Judgment against Counterfeiters

Recently, National Tobacco Company and its sister company North Atlantic Operating Company (NAOC) won a $3.1 million judgment against 14 groups of online counterfeiters selling Zig-Zag® papers through eBay and other online sellers, following up an earlier
Business Wire
added Jul 4, 2018 13:51
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Australia Wins Landmark Trade Case on Tobacco Plain Packaging – Bold Strategy Is Spreading Worldwide

This victory for Australia provides a tremendous boost to the growing global movement to require that cigarettes and other tobacco products be sold in plain packaging, without colorful logos and other branding that attract youth, mislead consumers and in
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:10
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[Europe] Plain packaging: ‘Brand-theft’ or better consumer protection?

The rising trend of imposing plain packaging on unhealthy products has raised eyebrows in the industry, which fears that its brands are under threat. The World Health Organisation, on the other hand, insists that the measure provides a long-term benefit
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[Australia] WTO Official Expects Appeal to Landmark Tobacco Logo Case

expects countries will file an appeal in the landmark trade dispute over Australia’s tobacco plain-packaging rules. The WTO expects an appeal soon, Ujal Singh Bhatia, the chairman of the WTO appellate body, said in a speech published Tuesday on the body
Bloomberg News
added May 9, 2018 18:19
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Achieve Announces Patent Granted on Novel Formulation of Cytisine

Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHV), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisine for smoking cessation, today announced that the UK Intellectual Property Office has granted Achieve a
PR Newswire
added May 9, 2018 14:12
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[Washington] Editorial: Makers of vaping liquid aiming sales at teens

In addition to its enforcement on packaging and its action against retailers selling JUUL and similar devices to youths, including online, the FDA should focus more scrutiny on the practice of using flavors and the names given to products to market e-cig
Everett (WA) Herald
added May 4, 2018 20:53
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[North Carolina] HISTORY-MAKER: William Cyrus Briggs

he came to town with plans to improve mechanized cigarette manufacturing. During those days, Duke’s American Tobacco Co. was the only company with a machine capable of producing cigarettes, making it difficult for other, smaller firms to compete.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2018 22:54
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ORTEGA SUES REYNOLDS OVER VIBE TRADEMARK

Ortega Premium Cigars has filed a lawsuit against Reynolds America, Inc. (RAI) over the latter’s use of the name Vibe. In a lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Eddie Ortega, who is the sole owner of Ortega Prem
HalfWheel
added Apr 26, 2018 01:27
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