Appellate body of the WTO affirms Australia's tobacco plain packaging law

Mark Davison, Patrick Emerton

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The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization has dismissed the appeal relating to the complaints against Australia’s plain packaging laws for tobacco products. In doing so, the Appellate Body ended any argument that there might be a right to use a trade mark or even a presumption against regulatory requirements concerning the use of trade marks.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)789-796
Number of pages8
JournalEuropean Intellectual Property Review
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2020

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