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[Uruguay] Philip Morris Ruling Allows For Regulation, But Not Free Rein ($$)

A World Bank tribunal recently rejected Philip Morris' claims...an outcome that experts say is an encouraging affirmation of the importance of protecting states’ sovereign right to regulate, but is one that won’t necessarily bar future claims challenging
Law360
added Jul 23, 2016 17:16
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The Significance Of Uruguay’s Win Over Philip Morris International

This is not only affirmative that the FCTC provides legal backing to states who seek to provide protective health measures, but illustrates the success of international organisations in supporting national governments in their health efforts.
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Jul 22, 2016 16:46
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[Caribbean] Tobacco Company Sues Collective Of Cannabis Companies Over Trademark Use ($$)

A tobacco company based in the British West Indies filed suit on June 24 in a New York federal court against a group of companies with common ownership for allegedly using a name on their products that the tobacco company had already trademarked (Montobac
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 22, 2016 02:55
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[Latin America] Little Uruguay beat Big Tobacco in court, keeping the right to large, grotesque cigarette warnings

The company had demanded that either the regulations be lifted, not be applied to Philip Morris, or that Uruguay pay the company more than $20 million in damages. The tribunal instead ordered Philip Morris to pay $7 million and other costs to reimburse U
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:22
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[Switzerland] Investor-State Tribunal Dismisses Philip Morris Case Against Uruguay Cigarette Packaging

“trademarks being property, their use by the registered owner is protected,” said the tribunal. This meant that the tobacco company had “property rights regarding their trademarks capable of being expropriated.” Observing that Philip Morris’ brand and “
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:55
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[Caribbean, Latin America, USA] Trademarks, State-owned Enterprises, and Cuba’s Rum and Cigar Industries

In February of this year, the US Supreme Court handed another victory to Cubatabaco by refusing to intervene in the legal case against General Cigar. The decision allows Cubatabaco to once again request the cancellation of the trademark registered by Gene
Cuba Journal
added Jul 13, 2016 18:16
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[California] Calif. Judge Reduces $2M Award In Knockoff Hookah Case ($$)

trimmed a hookah maker’s $2 million jury verdict on Monday after holding that there was sufficient evidence to support the finding that a distributor willfully infringed the company’s trademarks with knockoffs but not to justify the entire statutory damag
Law360
added Jul 12, 2016 15:33
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[California] Gilead Beats Antitrust Suit Over HIV Drug Patents ($$)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Inc. can’t invalidate five patents for HIV treatments or support antitrust claims against Gilead Sciences Inc., a California federal judge said Wednesday...Gilead owns four of the disputed patents, and Japan Tobacco Inc...
Law360
added Jul 7, 2016 17:40
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Calumet Advisors Releases White Paper on Vaping Technology Development

Calumet Advisors, a strategic consulting group dedicated to smoking alternatives and the vaping segment, announced today the publication of a new white paper that explores patents and inventions that have either contributed significantly to the evolution
PR Newswire
added Jul 7, 2016 13:55
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[Australia] McCabe Centre for Law & Cancer: A WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Knowledge Hub

Our Knowledge Hub website provides a public resource on legal issues relevant to defending measures implementing the Convention from legal challenge, both domestically and under international trade and investment law.
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (au)
added Jul 4, 2016 16:04
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