Archive: December 9, 2022

1
The Battle of the Supermarkets – Evergreening of Trade Marks and Potential Bad Faith

The Battle of the Supermarkets – Evergreening of Trade Marks and Potential Bad Faith

Two well-known grocery stores, Tesco and Lidl, are involved in an ongoing trade mark dispute (Lidl Great Britain Limited v Tesco Stores Limited [2022] EWHC 1434 (Ch)). While the trial is set to take place in 2023, the recent developments in relation to arguments of bad faith are noteworthy, especially for brands engaged in trade mark refiling, or ‘evergreening’.

Read More

Copyright © 2023, K&L Gates LLP. All Rights Reserved.