2 February 2022TrademarksAlex Baldwin

M&S settles caterpillar cake lawsuit with Aldi

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Aldi have settled a high profile lawsuit centring on the German supermarket’s alleged “copycat” caterpillar cake.

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