Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Patents/Trademarks 886 headlines found

2 Views

ProLung, Inc. Announces New Japanese Patent for Diagnosing a Malignant Lung Tumor

has issued a Notice of Allowance for its Method for Diagnosing a Malignant Lung Tumor patent application. The new patent (Japanese Patent Application No. 2016-536073) covers the method for using the ProLung Test™ to discriminate between malignant and beni
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Mar 3, 2018 00:51
29 Views

These Tobacco Companies Are Investing in Cannabis

But Imperial Brand’s new direction in board membership isn’t their only suggestive move. They also changed their name from Imperial Tobacco to Imperial Brand in 2015...Alliance One International bought 80% stake in Goldleaf Pharm Inc., a pot grow facilit
High Times
added Feb 25, 2018 17:11
3 Views

Cigars And Tequila Are 'Complementary' Products, TTAB Says ($$)

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has ruled that a Ternura brand of cigars is confusingly similar to a same-named line of tequila, saying the two types of product are "complementary" and linked in the minds of consumers. In an opinion issued Feb. 1, t
Law360
added Feb 8, 2018 05:57
6 Views

Analysis Singapore opens plain packaging consultation; hits out at “misleading” use of branding by tobacco companies

The MOH also adopted a combative stance against tobacco companies, accusing them of using brands and packaging to “mislead” consumers. The document firmly dismisses legal and trade-related arguments against plain packaging, and should be of concern to ri
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 04:25
10 Views

Truth Initiative: New report shows that Marlboro is one of the most influential brands among teenagers, raising significant concern on the proposed Marlboro branding of IQOS HeatSticks

The powerful influence of advertising and brands, particularly the Marlboro brand, on young people reaffirms our deep concern that Philip Morris International's IQOS product, which would be marketed by Altria in the U.S., would also include the introduct
PR Newswire
added Feb 2, 2018 17:50
6 Views

[Illinois] Wrigley sues over vape flavor names it calls 'confusingly similar' to Skittles and Starburst

The trademark infringement lawsuit, filed this week in U.S. District Court in Chicago, alleges Florida-based Get Wrecked Juices is irreparably damaging Wrigley by selling “Pink Starburst” and “Skeetlez” vape flavors on its website. Starburst is a Wrigle
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 2, 2018 00:18
10 Views

Wrigley lawsuit: Don't use Starburst, Skittles to sell e-cigarette liquid

In a complaint filed on Monday in Chicago federal court, Wrigley accused Get Wrecked Juices LLC of infringing its trademarks and causing unspecified damages by selling “Pink Starburst” and “Skeetlez” e-liquid in colorful advertising.
Reuters
added Jan 31, 2018 16:44
1 View

PTAB Lets Honeywell Pursue CBM Patent Challenge ($$)

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board agreed Monday to review a patent that covers a system used to authenticate driver's licenses and has been challenged by Honeywell International...can be used to verify an individual's age when they are buying alcohol, tob
Law360
added Jan 25, 2018 22:17
11 Views

ALTADIS SUES FIGARO CIGARS OVER FLEUR-DE-LIS USE

The case centers around the fleur-de-lis, the classic French symbol that adorns the company’s Montecristo line. In 2015, Figaro filed for a trademark for its Figarillos brand that included a logo using the fleur-de-lis. Altadis U.S.A., which owns the rig
HalfWheel
added Jan 12, 2018 14:00
8 Views

PTAB Upholds E-Cig Patent In RJ Reynolds Challenge ($$)

Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Tuesday upheld the asserted claims of a Fontem electronic cigarette patent in an America Invents Act inter partes review, saying R.J. Reynolds failed to persuade the board that the claims were obvious over prior art.
Law360
added Dec 22, 2017 16:44
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines