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[USA] WTO Sends US-Indonesia Clove Cigarette Row To Arbitrator ($$)

The World Trade Organization said Friday that it would send to arbitration a dispute concerning potential remedies Indonesia is seeking in retaliation over the U.S. ban on clove cigarettes. Indonesia is seeking to suspend certain tariff concessions it p
Law360
added Aug 26, 2013 19:30
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[South America/Caribbean, USA] Cuba Fights for “Cohiba” Trademark on Quality Cigars

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in favor of a Cuban state-owned company and refused to intervene in a dispute over the “Cohiba” trademark. This is the most recent development in the long-standing rivalry between General Cigar Co Inc., an American (
American University Intellectual Property Brief
added Mar 25, 2015 19:13
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[Iran, USA] Cigarette Smuggling Is Rampant in Places Where a Pack Costs $14.50—And Where a Pack Cost Fifty Cents

unlike in the U.S., the Iranian government has a good reason to look the other way. Cigarette smuggling, he explains, disrupts the dynamics in the country's bazaars. These markets were once the site of public protest and organizing by political oppositi
Smithsonian Magazine
added Mar 20, 2014 14:40
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[Spain, USA] Cuba detente set to be a stimulant for Tabacalera’s US business

“Given the indisputable recognition of Cuban tobacco and its unique portfolio of brands, I think Habanos can capture 20 to 30 per cent of the US cigar market in the first three of four years,” he says.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 16, 2015 12:23
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[Cuba, USA] No Cigar Yet, but Take Your Mark

Take as a cautionary tale the trademark battle currently being fought over cigars. In that fight, General Cigar, a U.S. company, registered the Cohiba trademark for cigars in 1995. A Cuban company, Cubatabaco, sued in federal court, claiming rights to the
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Mar 27, 2015 11:40
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[USA, Florida] Could the End of the Embargo Kill the Cuban-Cigar Industry?

Forty-one years after imprisoning his father, the Cuban government had now come for Pepe. In a law office high above Coral Gables, Florida, Castro's attorneys grilled him not about democracy or freedom of speech or civil rights, but about something even
Village Voice blogs
added Feb 5, 2015 06:13
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[UK, USA] 16 outrageous tobacco ads that would be illegal today

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Stanford School of Medicine's "Research into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising." Over the years, the project has published more than 16,000 vintage tobacco ads. Most of them would be completely illegal in man
Business Insider
added Jun 30, 2016 20:31
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[USA] FEATURE -What's in a name? Cuban cigars plant legal seeds for US future

fighting for more than a decade to protect his catchy Cuban brand name, Guantanamera, from Cuban government trademark lawyers. ...Montagne is one of more than a dozen cigar makers in the United States that Cuba's state-owned tobacco company has tried to b
Reuters
added May 6, 2015 13:24
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
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[New Zealand, USA, Florida] Widow's $27b win rattles tobacco bosses

"Tobacco use alone costs the world 1 to 2 per cent of its GDP each year," former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark told the UN this month. Global GDP in 2013 was US$75 trillion, with 1 per cent worth US$575 billion -- more than the GDP of all low-in
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 27, 2014 08:21
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