Trademark Logo Goes Up in Smoke To Save Australians? Let’s Check The HK-Australian Bilateral Investment Treaty

How to warn peopleagainst blindness who cannot do not want to see? Cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris was not amused when Australia announced last November 2010 that it would prohibit brand logos on cigarette packets, to prevent exposure to children that might be lured to the flames of eternal damnation. Smoking kills 15,000 deaths in Australia each year. According to the […]

Neither US Nor China Appeals Against WS/DS362 report

Ms Kaitlin Mara has an excellent post on Intellectual Property Watch about the acceptance of and reactions to the WTO Dispute Settlement Report (WS/DS362) by the US and China. China is expected to tell how it will implement the changes that are prescribed by the report. The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) […]