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19 February 2024NewsTrademarksSarah Speight

Battle of the logos: Tesco takes on Lidl in UK Court of Appeal

Three-day hearing begins between major supermarkets to decide trademark, copyright and passing off claims | Hearing follows Tesco’s appeal against finding of infringement of Lidl’s logo | Court expected to address clarity over bad faith and evergreening.

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19 April 2023   Tesco’s Clubcard logo infringes Lidl’s, judge rules | Lidl claimed that Tesco was “riding on the coattails”of its reputation as a budget supermarket | But Tesco wins counterclaim that Lidl’s wordless mark was in bad faith.
20 April 2023   In a trademark and copyright battle between two supermarket brands, discount store Lidl took on ‘big gun’ Tesco and won. Counsel for Lidl, Ewan Grist of Bird & Bird, tells us more.
22 June 2023   Intermediate judgment follows finding earlier this year that Tesco’s Clubcard logo infringes Lidl’s brand logo | UK’s biggest supermarket fails to convince a judge to grant only damages, not a final injunction | Counsel for Tesco and Lidl comment.