Cadbury's colour purple trade mark cannot be split: clarity and precision in a trade mark description are the winners in the Court of Appeal

By Shillito M, Sherratt E.

Abstract

Cadbury v Comptroller of Patents [2018] EWCA Civ 2715, 5 December 2018Cadbury’s attempt to argue that its trade mark registration for the colour purple was actually a series mark which could be split and partially maintained was rejected by the Court of Appeal of England and Wales. Despite being another …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice