Chinese Customs Administration Announces Standard Cases of Intellectual Property Infringement

On July 19, 2021, the General Administration of Chinese Customs announced 11 typical cases of intellectual property infringement where they could seize the counterfeit goods. The cases included both domestic and foreign brands as well as products bearing Olympic brands. The counterfeit goods included counterfeit Hugo Boss clothing; counterfeit cosmetics Continue Reading

GOF arrests suspect, seizes 60 boxes of contraband cigs in Johor

PONTIAN: General Operations Force (GOF) personnel arrested a 32-year-old suspect and seized 60 cartons of contraband cigarettes in Benut here. GOF Battalion 5 Commander Superintendent Dimin Awang said the suspect was arrested at the premises where contraband goods were stored at Jalan Mutiara 6, Pusat Perniagaan Benut at around 10:30 Continue Reading

Lion Rolling Circus: The independent Argentine brand that revolutionized the cannabis accessory market in Latin America – and is now coming to the United States

This article by Hernan Panessi originally appeared on El Planteo and appears here with his permission. “Circuses are always attractive,” warns Federico Budasoff (Fede), boss of Lion Rolling Circus, a brand dedicated to the marketing of articles for smokers. As a child, Fede had a very strong fascination with circuses. Continue Reading

Philip Morris International to acquire inhaled drug company Vectura for $ 1.2 billion

The multinational cigarette and tobacco manufacturer Philip Morris International has announced a deal to acquire British inhalation drug company Vectura for $ 1.2 billion. Philip Morris International (PMI), which owns a number of cigarette brands, including Marlboro, has invested in selected companies with the aim of moving away from its Continue Reading