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[California] Glass Maker Sues Tobacco Shop For Allegedly Selling Counterfeit Products ($$)

A German tobacco glass pipe maker on Oct. 11 filed suit in California federal court against a retail smoke shop, claiming that the shop has sold and continues to sell counterfeit products made by the pipe maker without its express permission (Sream Inc. v
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 13, 2016 21:12
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[Europe] The New Intellectual Property of Health / Beyond Plain Packaging

This book discusses how to balance the legitimate interests of governments to promote human health and the protection and enforcement of IP rights. It also further explores how to amend IP regimes with a view to encouraging companies to produce and market
Elgar Online (Edward Elgar Publishing)
added Oct 8, 2016 19:28
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Trademark associations should take ‘less dogmatic approach’ to plain packaging, expert urges

, a co-author of the work says that the tobacco industry’s fight against plain packaging is on the verge of defeat, and that IP associations must rethink their lobbying approach against similar measures. Published last week, “The New Intellectual Propert
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Oct 8, 2016 16:19
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FORSYTH v MPAA: DEFENDANTS’ STATEMENT OF RECENT DECISION, Oct 6, 2016

On September 29, 2016, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in In re Tam...The question presented by the petition is “Whether the disparagement provision in [the Lanham Act] is facially invalid under the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment.”
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 7, 2016 04:08
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[California] Judge Blasts Atty Fee Request In $2M Hookah TM Fight ($$)

denied a motion for attorneys’ fees to a victorious trademark-infringement defendant, blasting the hookah wholesaler for a litigation strategy that he says wasted the court’s time and might have even been an indication of bad faith. Online hookah seller
Law360
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Russia] Be brighter, put out the lighter

the inclusion of an intertitle with the public service advertisement “Smoking is injurious to health"...The IP Court confirmed...that public service advertisements shown before audiovisual works including a tobacco product or the process of smoking during
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:09
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Europe, UK] Tobacco on the back foot?

many continue to file large numbers of applications for figurative, logo and colour marks covering cigarettes and tobacco in class 34. This may suggest tobacco companies are optimistic the WTO will find the TPPA in breach of Australia’s obligations under
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:20
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22nd Century Announces Expansion of Cannabis Research Program

the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary...Botanical Genetics is: 1) working to develop proprietary cannabis strains for novel, safe, and effective medical applications, and 2) developing very low THC industrial hemp varieties that may be legally grown in th
Business Wire
added Sep 6, 2016 21:52
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[Australia] Tobacco repackaging appeal runs out of puff

Scandinavian Tobacco Group Eersel BV v Trojan Trading Company ... The Full Court upheld the dismissal at first instance of STG’s claims for passing off and breach of the Australian Consumer Law.
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:51
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[Australia, Uruguay] As world awaits WTO plain packaging decision, legislation spreads across the globe

decision of a [WTO] panel on Australia’s decision to enforce standardised packaging on tobacco products has been ‘imminent’ for years...harder to see how a comeback is possible – that is, unless the WTO panel delivers an upper-cut...early next year.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:04
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