Disputes & litigation

Lidl v Tesco: the battle of the yellow circles

In a judgment handed down on 19 April 2023, the High Court of England and Wales has found Tesco to infringe Lidl’s trade mark rights, copyright and rights in passing off in its blue and yellow logo.

Is ‘evergreening’ abuse of the trade mark system?

Following a recent dispute between Tesco’s and Lidl, partner, trade mark attorney and solicitor Robert Cumming, and trainee trade mark attorney Lisa Thomson, discuss ‘bad faith’, and ‘evergreening’.