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[Europe] 22nd Century to Emphasize Disruptive and Proprietary Smoking Harm Reduction Products / Company Releases 2015 Annual Report Letter to Shareholders

we are not yet profitable and we did not expand the sales of our commercial products as quickly or as broadly as we would have liked... we believe that 22nd Century’s BRAND B higher nicotine cigarettes may in fact qualify for Modified Risk Tobacco Product
Business Wire
added Apr 14, 2016 15:27
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[South Carolina] Lawyers who won Happy Birthday copyright case sue over “We Shall Overcome”

Striking tobacco workers sang the song in the 1940s during a strike in South Carolina. Peoples' Songs Inc., a company created by legendary folk singer Pete Seeger, published a songbook in 1948 that included the song. "This simple and moving hymn tune be
Ars Technica (blog)
added Apr 13, 2016 22:41
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[Netherlands, California] Fontem Ventures B.V. and VMR Products, LLC, Announce Settlement Agreement In Relation to E-Vapour Technology Patents

Fontem Ventures, owner of market leading e-cigarette brand blu, and VMR Products, LLC, a U.S. based distributor and retailer of vaporizers and e-liquids, today announced they have reached a settlement agreement that resolves ongoing litigation in the USA
PR Newswire
added Apr 6, 2016 19:00
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[Netherlands, California] Fontem Ventures gives a patent battle to the vape industry

After notifying its concurrents for their illegal use of intellectual rights that the company owns, Fontem Ventures, reaches settlement agreements with e-cigarette manufacturers. The deal is a non-exclusive royalty-bearing licence. A return on investment
PGVG Magazine (fr)
added Apr 6, 2016 18:57
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[Netherlands, California] Tobacco company subsidiary sues 11 electronic cigarette makers for patent infringement

a subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group PLC, filed nine separate lawsuits in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California March 5. Fontem, which is headquartered in Amsterdam, develops non-tobacco products, including electronic cigarett
Legal NewsLine
added Apr 6, 2016 18:56
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Trial Pros: Munck Wilson's Jamil Alibhai ($$)

a partner at Munck Wilson Mandala LLP, chairman of the firm's litigation section and a member of the firm's executive committee... ... distribution of cigars. The primary issue was whether the defendant tobacco company had stolen trade secrets...
Law360
added Apr 5, 2016 20:54
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[North Carolina] Johnston County sweet potato farmer files lawsuit over pet food idea

What started as a simple idea aimed at improving the quality of pet food made in China with North Carolina sweet potatoes has become a lawsuit filed March 23 by a farmer against a Virginia agriculture giant. Johnston County farmer Frank Lee filed suit ag
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Apr 5, 2016 20:37
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[North Carolina] Farmer suing tobacco company

W. Frank Lee is suing Universal Corp. and subsidiary Universal Leaf North America U.S. Inc.... claims the Richmond, Va.-based company stole and used his ideas, confidential information and trade secrets for processing sweet potatoes for sale.
Asheboro (NC) Courier-Tribune
added Apr 4, 2016 23:19
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Presidential Visit to Cuba has Cigar Connoisseurs Hopeful

there's a company in the Dominican Republic who has taken the name of Montecristo and developed a brand out of it," said Bean. Bean says Cuban cigar companies will likely fight to get their names back. "There will be long term litigation of some form to
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added Mar 27, 2016 00:20
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AHF: Gilead Says it “Had No Duty to Develop …” Less Harmful AIDS Drug in Legal Motion on Patent Lawsuit

AHF’s lawsuit also names Japan Tobacco Inc. and Emory University and asserts anti-competitive violations of the Sherman Act,15 U.S.C. §§ 1 & 2.
Business Wire
added Mar 26, 2016 16:47
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