Brand Owners and Brexit

Brand owners and Brexit

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In June 2016, the people of the United Kingdom decided by referendum that it was time to leave the European Union (EU). Clearly, this is profound decision that will have an impact of many different aspects of the UK and European economies.  But what will the impact of Brexit be for brand owners who use …

Kit Kat Trade Mark

Kit Kat trade mark

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Societe Des Produits Nestlé S.A (“Nestlé”) has successfully appealed an opposition by Aldi Stores (“Aldi”) to the registration of a trade mark for the Kit Kat chocolate wafer biscuit, after Nestlé and Aldi consensually resolved an appeal before the Federal Court of Australia. The trade mark is associated with the shape of one particularly Kit …