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WTO Panel's Preliminary Ruling Favours Dominican Republic in its Challenge to Australia's Plain Packaging Law

the Panel rejected all of Australia`s procedural objections to the Dominican Republic`s claims... They have noted that, nearly two years since Australia`s plain packaging measures took effect, the measures have failed to contribute to reducing smoking in
Yahoo! Finance
added Nov 14, 2014 08:43
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[New Zealand] TPP needs checking to ensure plain packaging not threatened

Members of the Smokefree Coalition are backing calls by health professionals to Trade Minister Hon Tim Groser, calling for a comprehensive health impact assessment...could give international business interests, such as Big Tobacco, the right to sue the N
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 7, 2014 08:20
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[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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[Indonesia] DISPUTE DS467 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 20 September 2013, Indonesia requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that impose restrictions on trademarks, geographical indications, and other plain packaging requirements on tobacco products and pac
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:37
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[Cuba] DISPUTE DS458 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 3 May 2013, Cuba requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that allegedly impose trademark restrictions and other plain-packaging requirements on tobacco products.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:36
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[Dominican Republic] DISPUTE DS441 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 18 July 2012, the Dominican Republic requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that allegedly impose trademark restrictions and other plain-packaging requirements on tobacco products.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:35
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[Honduras] DISPUTE DS435 Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

On 4 April 2012, Honduras requested consultations with Australia concerning certain Australian laws and regulations that impose trademark restrictions and other plain packaging requirements on tobacco products and packaging.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
added Oct 29, 2015 08:34
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TRIPS Council Debates: Tobacco Packaging, Non-Violation Disputes, Innovation, Health Waiver, UNCTAD ($$)

This week’s meeting of the World Trade Organization body governing intellectual property issues addressed a long agenda, reflecting continued divergence on regular items, such as... sustained discussions on plain packaging for tobacco products.
Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Nov 8, 2014 15:18
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Indonesia Challenges Australian Cigarette Packaging Laws ($$)

Indonesia joined four other tobacco-producing nations in challenging Australian health laws requiring tobacco products to be plainly packaged to make them less appealing, in the latest dispute between the two neighbors.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 15, 2014 16:03
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Plain packaging: the clash of entrenched views - Blog

the debate will be likely played out in just these political circles rather than legal ones, unless the World Trade Organisation (WTO) sides with those challenging Australia's tobacco packaging regime. Unfortunately, the WTO has now held over its ruling u
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:43
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