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In the latest round of the long running skirmish between confectionary giants Nestlé and Cadbury, Nestlé has lost its appeal to secure trade mark protection for the shape of its four-finger Kit Kat bar.
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Nestlé has lost its long running battle with Cadbury to register the shape of its four-finger Kit Kat bar as a trade mark.
Brand owners should ensure new brand names are original and capable of indicating the trade origin of the goods or services they provide, or they may find they have little, if any, protection.
Securing a clear and effective assignment of rights from a designer of a commissioned work, such as a logo, is essential to avoid the uncertainty and expense of claims as the business grows.