Partner, David Birchall has written an article for the The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA), ‘KP takes a pop‘.

The article refers to the 2018 case where, KP Snacks Ltd (KP) opposed applications by Nairn’s Oatcakes Ltd (Nairn’s) to register both “POP OATS/Pop Oats” as a series (the Word Application) and a composite mark (the Composite Application) as UK trade marks. Both applications covered goods in class 30, including “preparations made from cereals; snacks, snack foods, crisps made of cereal”.

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