Advocate general won’t give Kit Kat a break
Advocate general advises CJEU that Nestlé did not produce sufficient evidence to show that Kit Kat’s three-dimensional shape had acquired distinctive character, in an opinion observers say makes tough task of attaining shape marks even harder
EU top court adviser recommended yesterday that
Nestlé’s Kit Kat bars should not be
entitled to trade mark protection and the
EUIPO must re-examine whether it may be maintained as a trade
The opinion from advocate general...
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