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[Japan] Philip Morris sues BAT, alleging patent breach

over its tobacco-heating device in Japan, the latest move by tobacco makers jostling for dominance over a promising new cigarette alternative. Philip Morris, which sells its own tobacco-heating device IQOS in Japan, is alleging that some features of BAT'
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Aug 3, 2018 17:37
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[California] 9th Circuit Clarifies: Damages Not Available In Hookah Trademark Case ($$)

judge did not err in reconsidering an earlier summary judgment holding upon finding that a trademark infringement plaintiff sought and won damages for trademarks that were not yet registered at the time they were counterfeited, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Cour
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 26, 2018 01:03
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[UK] Institute of Public Affairs

(IPA) is a think tank with a history of opposition to tobacco control. The Institute has also been funded by the tobacco industry, in the past as well as in the present. An internal document from British American Tobacco in 1993, for instance, notes tha
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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TROPICAL (AGANORSA LEAF) WINS MOMBACHO TRADEMARK DISPUTE

Tropical Tobacco, Inc.—a company best known by its AGANORSA Leaf and Casa Fernández names—has won a ruling over who gets to use the word Mombacho in the U.S. cigar market. On Friday, a three-judge panel from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled in
HalfWheel
added Jul 10, 2018 01:25
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Zig-Zag® Zero Tolerance Campaign Yields $3.1 Million Default Judgment against Counterfeiters

Recently, National Tobacco Company and its sister company North Atlantic Operating Company (NAOC) won a $3.1 million judgment against 14 groups of online counterfeiters selling Zig-Zag® papers through eBay and other online sellers, following up an earlier
Business Wire
added Jul 4, 2018 13:51
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VOON: Inside Views: WTO Panel On Australia’s Tobacco Plain Packaging: A Fact Dependent Analysis Of TRIPS Art 20

The Panel found that special requirements involving significant encumbrance, such as a prohibition on certain types of trademarks, are not per se unjustifiable under Article 20 (para 7.2442). The Panel also rejected the complainants’ suggestion that a Me
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:20
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Australia Wins Landmark Trade Case on Tobacco Plain Packaging – Bold Strategy Is Spreading Worldwide

This victory for Australia provides a tremendous boost to the growing global movement to require that cigarettes and other tobacco products be sold in plain packaging, without colorful logos and other branding that attract youth, mislead consumers and in
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 29, 2018 21:10
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[Europe] Plain packaging: ‘Brand-theft’ or better consumer protection?

The rising trend of imposing plain packaging on unhealthy products has raised eyebrows in the industry, which fears that its brands are under threat. The World Health Organisation, on the other hand, insists that the measure provides a long-term benefit
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[Australia] WTO Official Expects Appeal to Landmark Tobacco Logo Case

expects countries will file an appeal in the landmark trade dispute over Australia’s tobacco plain-packaging rules. The WTO expects an appeal soon, Ujal Singh Bhatia, the chairman of the WTO appellate body, said in a speech published Tuesday on the body
Bloomberg News
added May 9, 2018 18:19
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Achieve Announces Patent Granted on Novel Formulation of Cytisine

Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHV), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company committed to the global development and commercialization of cytisine for smoking cessation, today announced that the UK Intellectual Property Office has granted Achieve a
PR Newswire
added May 9, 2018 14:12
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