Month: December 2002

Incidental inclusion defence fails for club badges in unofficial football stickers

Club badges on players’ shirts as reproduced in football stickers were an integral part of the photographs and the defence of incidental inclusion did not apply. In an increasingly branded world it can often be difficult to photograph people, objects and buildings without including logos. Later publication of the photograph will in some cases infringe …   Read more

Slogan trade marks: Mars free to use Nestle’s ‘Have A Break’

Most Britons would respond to the phrase “have a break” with the words “have a Kit Kat”. The slogan “Have a break have a Kit Kat” has been used in the advertising of Kit Kat since 1957. The slogan has been Nestlé’s registered trade mark for many years (as have the words KIT KAT). But …   Read more