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CJEU issues mixed ruling in Kit Kat shape row

16-09-2015

CJEU issues mixed ruling in Kit Kat shape row

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Europe’s highest court has ruled that a trademark cannot be registered for a shape of which some features are necessary to obtain a technical effect, in a dispute concerning the Kit Kat chocolate bar between Nestlé and rival Cadbury.


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