This content is from: Trademarks

CJEU provides guidance on shape marks in Kit Kat case

An applicant for a trade mark based on acquired distinctiveness must prove that that mark alone (as opposed to any other mark present on the product) identifies the origin of the goods or services. So said the Court of Justice of the EU in a dispute between Nestlé and Cadbury over the shape of the Kit Kat bar

To access our in-house intelligence please request a trial here.

Read this article – and more – for a one-week period.

REQUEST ACCESS

Are you already an Managing IP subscriber? Login here

Related

Instant access to all of our content. Membership Options | One Week Trial