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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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[Australia] No Decision On WTO Plain Packaging Dispute Before May 2017 ($$)

The much-awaited decision of the World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body on Australia’s law requiring that tobacco products be sold in plain packages, challenged by four countries, has been postponed and is now expected “not before May 2017.”
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Dec 9, 2016 14:19
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Australia: Clearing the smoke – use and consent of trademark clarified

The decision of the Full Federal Court in Scandinavian Tobacco Group Eersel BV v Trojan Trading Company...has provided some useful clarity to the conceptual complexities surrounding use and consent under Sections 120 and 123 of the Trade Marks Act 1995 (
Mondaq
added Dec 8, 2016 20:38
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[Australia] WTO Delays Ruling In High-Stakes Tobacco Packaging Battle ($$)

will not issue a ruling on whether Australia's "plain packaging" tobacco law usurps foreign companies' intellectual property rights until May, according to WTO documents circulated Tuesday, delaying a decision that was slated to arrive by the end of 2016.
Law360
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23
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New Vaporizing Technology, qmos™, set to Revolutionize Vaping and E-Cigarette Industries

United Tobacco Vapor Group's (UTVG) announced today that UTVG has been granted a patent for their new vaporizing technology...qmos™ is wickless and sponge-less. It also reduces the number of parts found in a traditional e-cigarette from 20 to 5. qmos™ tec
PR Newswire
added Dec 3, 2016 00:28
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“Philip Morris” hampers “Grand Tobacco” activity in Russia

the matter refers to the case currently examined in the Moscow Arbitration Court, where Philip Morris disputes the “confusing similarity” between its product with a trademark Marlboro and that of Ararat produced by Grand Tobacco.
Panorama.am (am)
added Nov 23, 2016 13:25
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Judge Allows “We Shall Overcome” Trademark Lawsuit to Move Forward

Plaintiffs allege that the author of the underlying work is unknown, that it is unclear who changed ‘will’ to ‘shall,’ and that a Black tobacco worker named Lucille Simmons changed ‘I’ to ‘We.’ Simmons is not listed as an author in the application to regi
Spin
added Nov 23, 2016 00:14
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Republicans stoke trademark concerns over Cuban cigars

In a letter sent Friday, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) blasted the Obama administration’s latest attempt at diplomacy with Cuba, which they say could present problems for American tobacco companies. “What steps is you
The Hill
added Oct 22, 2016 19:06
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