Federal Supreme Court: Producers must prove that Champagne does not determine taste of ‘Champagner Sorbet’

Germany

In a dispute over the use of the name ‘Champagner Sorbet’, the German Federal Supreme Court has held that the burden of proving that the ingredient Champagne does not determine the taste of ‘Champagner Sorbet’ rests on the claimant, a French association of Champagne producers.

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