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Candy Company Files Suit Against E-Cigarette Shop Over Trademark Infringement ($$)

filed suit in Illinois federal court against a tobacco shop, its holding company and its owner, claiming that the store has been using the candy company’s trademarks and putting them on e-cigarette flavors it sells without the candy company’s permission (
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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Court schedules examination of Philip Morris Ukraine’s tobacco processing documents in Ukraine

The lawsuit was launched after a tax dispute between the company and the authority, which accuses the company of violating the law when importing tobacco and exporting cigarettes and the unlawful use of the Marlboro brand.
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:48
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[California] Dismissal Denied For Tobacco Product Distributor In Trademark Infringement Suit ($$)

after finding that the court had jurisdiction over the counterclaims because the counterdefendant, which is based in California, has done business in Illinois (Republic Technologies, et al. v. BBK Tobacco & Foods,
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 10, 2017 03:36
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[Georgia (Country)] MONTANARI/THOMPSON: Georgia Should Protect IP Rights Not Weaken Them with Plain Packaging

the measure doesn’t work and significantly weakens the backbone legal structure of modern economies: intellectual property rights, which are responsible for creating IP-intensive industries that employ millions, pay higher wages, and contribute significan
Forbes
added Jul 31, 2017 23:30
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Florida Federal Judge Dismisses Counterfeit Tobacco Pipe Lawsuit ($$)

on July 7 denied a glass-pipe maker’s motion for default judgment in a copyright infringement suit and dismissed the suit without prejudice after finding that the plaintiff “lacks standing to pursue its federal claims” and the court lacks subject matter j
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2017 03:17
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[Illinois] Wrigley sues suburban vape firm that sells ‘Dbl Mint’ and ‘Joosy Fruit’ flavors, alleges trademark infringement

A lawsuit alleges Chi-Town Vapers has attempted to take advantage of the century old Wrigley brands by selling "Dbl Mint" and "Joosy Fruit" e-cigarette liquids online and at its Bensenville retail location.
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 18, 2017 02:44
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[Europe] The Ban on the Café Crème Brand Name in France Has Been Lifted

The French Ministry of Health and Ministry of Budget have issued an official notice annulling the ban issued in February 2017 against several brand names for tobacco products, including the Scandinavian Tobacco Group brand names Café Crème and Paradise (
Hugin (no)
added Jul 17, 2017 20:33
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Wrigley Sues Over 'Doublemint' E-Cigarette Liquid ($$)

Candy giant Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. has filed a trademark lawsuit over electronic cigarette liquids that mimic “Doublemint” and “Juicy Fruit,” citing a “growing concern” that flavored e-cigarettes are harmfully marketed toward children.
Law360
added Jul 17, 2017 20:25
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[Central America] El Salvador: BUREAU OF ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS 2017 Investment Climate Statements Report

Most contraband cigarettes come in from China, Panama, and Paraguay and undercut legitimately-imported cigarettes, which are subject to a 39 percent tariff. According to ADES, most contraband cigarettes are smuggled in by gangs, with the complicity of Sal
US Department of State
added Jul 1, 2017 20:51
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] Plain packaging - the silent (trade mark) killer?

South Africa has, to date, amended its domestic legislation in line with international trends aimed at improving public health. In fact, a new bill and additional regulations which further regulate the packaging of tobacco products at the point of sale i
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:16
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