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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Indonesia to challenge Australia's plain-packaging tobacco laws at World Trade Organisation

Indonesia has won the right to seek a ruling by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Australia's tobacco plain-packaging laws. Trade sources said the WTO's disputes settlement body had agreed to set up an independent panel of trade and legal experts i
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 26, 2014 17:20


pursue future tobacco control legislation without the input of the European Parliament or citizens of the European Union, which raises regulatory process concerns. It will also authorize EU Member States to adopt their own restrictions (such as eliminati
added Jun 8, 2013 17:25

Plainly Constitutional: The Upholding of Plain Tobacco Packaging by the High Court of Australia (PDF)

While each legal challenge is pursued and decided in its own context and its own way, no challenge to tobacco control measures takes place in isolation, not least because of the FCTC, a global treaty with 176 Parties, each having committed, under interna
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added May 19, 2013 14:12

[Thailand] Big cigarette warnings draw dissent

The Department of Intellectual Property and the International Trademark Association have jointly issued a complaint to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Public Health Minister Pradit Sintawanarong. They pointed out that the new adjustment contraven
Bangkok Post (th)
added Mar 12, 2013 12:46

[Australia, Ukraine] The WTO battle over plain packaging: what happens next?

Once a panel has been set up – which will be made up of three independent panellists – it has six months in which to report to the parties. One or both parties can appeal, and the appellate body has between two and three months in which to report back.
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine (uk)
added Oct 3, 2012 07:09

[Australia, Ukraine] WTO set to hear plain packaging dispute

The international lines have been drawn in the battle over Australia’s decision to force tobacco companies to present their products in plain packaging
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine (uk)
added Oct 3, 2012 07:07

[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.
added Dec 8, 2016 03:23

[Europe, Switzerland, UK] Plain packaging battle escalates as WTO prepares for hearings on challenges to Australian regime

[PMI] has supplied World Trademark Review with an opinion from Lord Hoffman...who concludes that the UK’s recently enacted plain packaging regulations for tobacco products are unlawful and violate EU law.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:07

France Notifies WTO Of New Tobacco Labeling Requirements Aimed At Preventing Pregnant Women From Smoking ($$)

World Trade Online [Inside U.S. Trade]
added Feb 10, 2015 22:24

[India, Spain, USA] SHUKLA: International trade impacts tobacco control

The issue of how international trade agreements and tobacco industry tactics are threatening existing tobacco control policies was also brought into focus at the 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health held in Barcelona. Lawyer Mattew Allen said th
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:53
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