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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian company opposes Vietnamese tobacco firm’s claim to its products

An Indonesian tobacco firm has raised objection to a Vietnamese cigarette producer registering two of its brands. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company (STTC), based in North Sumatra, has objected to Vietnam National Tobacco Corporation (Vinataba) registering
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Mar 14, 2016 19:13

Domain industry group outlines self-regulation vision: “Tobacco industry did nothing and regulation was thrust on it”

The Domain Name Association...launched the Healthy Domains Initiative last year...the movie industry self-rates its own content in a way that tells audiences what to expect. A bad example would be the tobacco industry, which really did nothing and regulat
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 18:02

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Reconsider ‘regressive’ plain packaging plan, Asean intellectual property body tells Putrajaya

The Asean Intellectual Property Association (Asean IPA) has urged Putrajaya to reconsider its proposal to introduce plain packaging for tobacco, calling such a move “regressive”. In a statement issued today, Asean IPA said that such a proposal by the Hea
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 7, 2016 08:07

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Government’s right to regulate, MITI tells Big Tobacco in plain packaging row

Putrajaya has the right to regulate health issues, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry has told tobacco giants opposed to the Health Ministry’s plan to implement plain packaging on tobacco products. Ministry of International Trade and Indust
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 26, 2016 15:48

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Big tobacco: Plain packaging in violation of international treaties

Putrajaya’s plan to introduce generic packaging for tobacco products will infringe on Malaysia’s obligations under several international agreements, tobacco companies said today. The Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM) comprising Brit
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 25, 2016 14:30

22nd Century's Unique Cigarettes Create Growth Opportunities

The company has cornered genetic modification of tobacco with over 200 patents, enabling it to produce both very low and very high nicotine level cigarettes. This IP provides several interesting and possibly large monetization opportunities.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 25, 2016 04:03

[Canada, Georgia] Seized Cig Resale May Violate Trademark Rights: Ga. Judge ($$)

granted a Canadian tribal-owned cigarette maker's bid to block the resale of a seized batch of its Seneca brand cigarettes, saying a distributor's peddling of the smokes years past their expiration date could violate the company's trademark rights. Grand
added Feb 24, 2016 21:00

As New Zealand looks to join plain packaging ranks, World Health Organisation steps up global awareness efforts

the world continues to wait for the World Trade Organisation’s decision over challenges to Australia's plain packaging regime. This is the most significant challenge to plain packaging and could yet determine just how quickly other countries adopt any rel
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:19

22nd Century Group Files 2015 Annual Report and Announces Conference Call to Provide Business Update

2015 was the first year in which the Company began to actively commercialize its significant intellectual property portfolio. Total revenues for 2014 were less than $530,000. In contrast, revenues for 2015 were more than $8.5 million, which exceeds prior
Business Wire
added Feb 18, 2016 16:15

'Feel the Bern' cigarette papers may be bad news for Sanders

A patent application for "Feel the Ben" cigarette rolling papers could send a message that Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign would be uncomfortable with. The application, filed by Patrick Robert Nagle -- who is unaffiliated with Sanders' campaig
added Feb 13, 2016 21:46
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