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


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 –

And the CJEU Judgement (all 68 pages of it) here –



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Brian Conroy

I am a Trademark, Corporate and Commercial Litigation Solicitor with a background in the media industry. I specialise in Data Protection, Media, and Intellectual Property Law, both contentious and non-contentious. I trained with McCann FitzGerald in Dublin, and spent 13 years working within the Denis O'Brien owned Communicorp Group of radio stations. For further information or to arrange a consultation or call back phone Leman Solicitors on 01 6393000

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