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The Kit Kat decision is in! So is the shape of the bar capable of registration or what? 

 September 16, 2015

By  Trademark Ninja

There’s been a case rumbling along for a while now involving Nestle and Cadbury which (and I’m over simplifying massively here) the shape of Kit Kat bars was in issue. The history of the case and the dispute is infinitely more complicated than that, and worthy of a separate blog post, but for now

Check out the IPKat’s post on it here – http://ipkitten.blogspot.ie/2015/09/breaking-news-cjeu-says-that-acquired.html

And the CJEU Judgement (all 68 pages of it) here – http://curia.europa.eu/juris/document/document.jsf?text=&docid=167821&pageIndex=0&doclang=EN&mode=req&dir=&occ=first&part=1&cid=502951

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Trademark Ninja


I'm A Ninja. You know, Ninja Stars, Ninja Nunchucks, all that sort of good stuff. I'm dispensing truth and justice Ninja Style.....in a very civilised and non-litigious kind of way. Unless you make the Ninja angry, then KARATE-CHOP! Fine, fine. I'm not a Ninja. I'm Brian Conroy, Trademark Agent and Solicitor in Dublin Ireland. Find me (in non Ninja form) at www.brianconroy.com

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