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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
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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
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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
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[UK] Mansfield shop workers jailed for selling illegal tobacco

Fakher Fathulah, 42 of Abingdon Street, Derby; Marwan Shaban, 40 of Market Place, Mansfield Woodhouse; and Nabaz Ahmadi, 21, of Warner Street, Derby, all pleaded guilty to one offence against the use of a trademark and one offence for possessing dangerou
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:02
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[Sweden] Swedish Match snuffs out ad for trademark infringement and violation of marketing act

The court found that Fiedler & Lundgren had identical versions of Swedish Match’s MUSTANG and SWEDISH MATCH trademarks in the ad. Further, the ad referred to the same goods – namely, snuff.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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Young adult smokers’ perceptions of plain packs, numbered packs and pack inserts in Turkey: a focus group study [FREE FULL TEXT]

That bevelled-edged plain packs were perceived more positively than straight-edged plain packs is relevant to countries planning to introduce plain packaging. The study provides a first insight into smokers’ perceptions of a ban on brand names, which was
Tobacco Control
added Nov 10, 2017 15:33
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Bioabsorption Breakthrough Shows Promise for Tobacco, Cannabinoids, Medication

The development of readily absorbed nicotine-infused edible products could create smoke-free cigarette alternatives and greatly improve upon the success of inhalation smoking cessation programs...expected FDA action makes [PMI] a potential licensee for ed
PR Newswire
added Nov 3, 2017 02:26
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Tobacco industry’s revolution - thriving brands, new products and shifting markets: exclusive data analysis

In this week’s World Trademark Review industry report, we shine a light on trends in the tobacco sector, reviewing the performance of the top brands in this field and analysing the broader trademark landscape that they operate in. We also reveal how bran
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 28, 2017 14:54
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BATEMAN: PUFF, PUFF, RECHARGE. E-CIGARETTES ARE BOOMING, AND CHINA IS GROUND ZERO

I walk into the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center and I’m blasted by wafts of vapor. So are 36,000 other people. A woman waves emissions away from her face as one does secondhand smoke. Disc-jockeys play tunes. Models in jean shorts, cropped shir
Digital Trends
added Oct 3, 2017 23:48
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[France, Illinois] Magistrate Judge Orders Rolling Paper Documents To Be Turned Over For Discovery

ordered a tobacco company to produce documents regarding the design of its rolling papers that are in the possession of one of its French subsidiaries in a trademark infringement countersuit after finding that French law does not entirely preempt the comp
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 30, 2017 23:40
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