Judge: 'Newport' Smokes Infringe On Lorillard's Newport Menthol Brand

Judge: 'Newport' Smokes Infringe On Lorillard's Newport Menthol Brand

RICHMOND, Va. - A putative synthetic marijuana product marketed as "Newprot" infringes on the manufacturer of Newport brand menthol cigarettes, a Virginia federal judge said Aug. 7 in an opinion that awarded the tobacco company attorney fees (Lorillard Tobacco Company, et al. v. California Imports, LLC, et al., No. 3:10cv817-JAG, E.D. Va., Richmond Div.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110871)

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