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Starbucks v Sky: a report from the UK Supreme Court

Kingsley Egbounu and Núria Ribera Casellas, London


In a rare consideration of passing off law, the UK Supreme Court has agreed to review a dispute over the trade mark NOW TV. Managing IP was in court to hear the arguments

Starbucks (HK) and British Sky Broadcasting have been fighting each other over NOW TV since 2012. Starbucks’ claims for trade mark infringement and passing off were both dismissed at first instance and on appeal....


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