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19 January 2015Trademarks

Nestlé heads to South Africa’s top court in Kit Kat row

A trademark battle over the shape of the Kit Kat chocolate bar in South Africa has reached the country’s highest court, the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

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3 December 2014   Confectionary multinational Nestlé has lost a court case against a Singapore-based foods company in which it alleged that its trademarks for the Kit Kat chocolate bar had been infringed.
5 December 2013   A South African court has ruled that the shape of a four and two "fingered" chocolate bar was not too similar to three-dimensional trademarks owned by Nestlé.