Supreme Court reverses Smarties shape mark decision 29 Apr 05
The Swiss Federal Supreme Court has published its decision in Masterfoods SA v Société des Produits Nestlé SA (Case 4C.311/2004, December 10 2004), which overturned a decision of the Civil Court of Lausanne declaring invalid the registration of a plain tube shape as a trademark. Masterfoods SA, which is part of the Mars Group and the producer of...
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