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Taste of cheese can’t be copyright protected: CJEU AG

Patrick Wingrove, London


A top EU court adviser has recommended that the taste of cheese not be protected by copyright and that protection should only be applied to work that is seen or heard

HeksnkaasThe taste of cheese cannot by copyright protected, an EU top court adviser recommended today.

Advocate General Wathelet in his opinion advised the Court of Justice of the EU on July 25 2018 that Dutch cheese known as Heks’nkaas should...


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