Blow for Nestlé as court sets high bar for registration of shape marks

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has handed Nestlé a setback in its efforts to secure trademark protection for the four-finger KitKat shape. The dispute in Société des Produits Nestlé v Cadbury dates back to 2010, when Nestlé applied to register the four-finger shape as a three-dimensional mark in the United Kingdom for various goods in Class 30,...

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Issue 69