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Back in February we reported on a High Court battle between supermarket giants Tesco and Lidl over Tesco’s use of a yellow circle logo on a blue background to advertise its Clubcard prices. Lidl argue that use amounts to trade mark infringement, passing off and copyright infringement. The trial took place back in February and judgement has now been handed down in favour of Lidl. The Judge ruled Tesco to have “taken unfair advantage of the distinctive reputation” of Lidl, though did not agree that Tesco had “the deliberate subjective intention of riding on Lidl’s coat tails”. A representative for Tesco said it intends to appeal the ruling as it is surprised and disappointed by the decision. If you have any questions on the above, please do not hesitate to contact the team at McDaniels Law on 0191 281 4000 or legal@mcdanielslaw.com. in: Companies, Copyright, EU/International, Legal News, News, Passing Off, Trade Marks

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