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[France] Upbeat cigarette names to be banned

CIGARETTE brands whose names sound too evocative and positive are to be banned, it is said. Radio station Europe 1 reports that someone ‘highly placed’ revealed a plan to ban from sale such brands as Vogue cigarettes and Marlboro Gold as well as a make
The Connexion (fr)
added Jan 31, 2017 14:07
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Why did Apple just file a vaporizer patent?

an Apple patent application for a new "vaporizer" technology. The patent application describes a "chamber body" that can take an unidentified substance that will then be "vaporized or sublimated into a vapor."
Fox News
added Jan 30, 2017 14:58
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Apple patents a vaporizer

Apple's (AAPL, Tech30) patent only describes "a substance that is to be vaporized or sublimated into a vapor," not what the substance might be. The patent, filed by Apple employee Tetsuya Ishikawa, outlines plans for a temperature-regulated plate inside a
CNN/Money
added Jan 30, 2017 14:45
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Brand Battles: Gruyere, Dr Pepper, The Gap ($$)

In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board...Dr Pepper tries to "crush" a registration for fruity e-cigarette juice...The second is more straightforward: Reynolds American...
Law360
added Jan 29, 2017 17:20
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AUSTRALIAN PLAIN PACKAGING: ITS FUNCTIONAL AND LEGAL FLAWS AND AN ALTERNATIVE WITHOUT THEM (PDF) (108pp)

This unpleasant conclusion inspired me to expand my analysis by looking for, and developing of, an alternative plain packaging model, which would allow to achieve desired public health objectives without its identified functional and legal flaws.
Catallaxy Files (blog) (au)
added Jan 10, 2017 22:04
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Altria Settles Vaping Dispute, Reynolds Moves Ahead at PTAB

Subsidiaries for tobacco companies Imperial Brands and Altria jointly filed Jan. 4 to end two patent infringement lawsuits even as Reynolds American Inc. has made progress in challenges to two of Imperial’s e-cigarette patents
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:37
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New business model invoked

“We will be prioritizing and focusing on the vapor and tobacco heating consumer segments within our next generation product portfolio with our Vype and Glo brands. We do recognize the focus and single-mindedness Kind can bring will be an asset to the spe
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 7, 2017 03:05
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Fontem, Nu Mark End E-Cig Patent Fight With Settlement ($$)

ending an infringement lawsuit as well as challenges that Nu Mark had launched attacking the validity of the patents. Fontem, a unit of U.K tobacco company Imperial Brands...
Law360
added Jan 7, 2017 02:42
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[Virgin Islands] 22nd Century Group Announces Major Scientific Collaboration with University of Virginia

will invest approximately $1,100,000 in this major scientific collaboration with UVA. The goals of the research agreement include: (i) creating unique industrial hemp plants with guaranteed levels of THC below the legal limits (thus eliminating the risk t
Business Wire
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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PTAB Rejects Nu Mark's Challenge To E-Cig Patent ($$)

Electronic cigarette marker Nu Mark LLC lost a bid to invalidate claims in a rival’s e-cigarette patent, after the Patent Trial and Appeal Board said Thursday the evidence that NuMark’s arguments relied on had already been considered by a patent examiner.
Law360
added Dec 17, 2016 19:43
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