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Fox may be forced to rebrand Glee TV show

Emma Barraclough and James Nurton, London

Twentieth Century Fox must change the name of its hit TV programme Glee in the UK as it infringes a trade mark owned by a chain of comedy clubs, a deputy High Court judge has ruled

However Roger Wyand QC stayed the injunction pending an appeal, saying that “this case is unusual and involves difficult points of law”.

In February Wyand issued a complex ruling in which he upheld The Glee Club mark (albeit in just...

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