Scotch whisky is legally protected from copies in China for the next 10 years

Scotch whisky trademark secured in China

By Gwen Ridler

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has secured a 10-year trademark for Scotch whisky in China, during a three-day trade visit to the country with Prime Minister Theresa May.

Woolies calls on Aldi to level the playing field

Woolies calls on Aldi to level the playing field

By RJ Whitehead

It’s shopping bags at dawn in the latest battle in Australia’s supermarket war, with Woolworths pointedly accusing Aldi of not playing fair and urging the discount retailer to sign the same voluntary code of conduct it and Coles had signed last month.

Mondelēz lodges appeal against trademark decision

Mondelēz takes trademark appeal to High Court

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Mondelēz International has appealed against the New Zealand trademark authority’s decision to OK rival Whittaker’s registration of its Berry Forest chocolate bar, despite protestations that it is too similar to Mondelēz's own Black Forest brand.

Chinese fake seizures prompt Red Bull response


Chinese fake seizures prompt Red Bull response


Red Bull insists it watches the Chinese market closely to guard against fakes after authorities arrested 13 people in August and seized thousands of counterfeit energy drinks, as an analyst warns the issue is a serious problem in 'virtually every...

Nestlé India has been threatened court action over trademark infringement

Amul slams Nestlé over trademark infringement

By Ankush Chibber

Nestlé India has been threatened of court action by Amul, India's largest dairy cooperative, over the Swiss food major infringing on the latter's trademarks in the country.


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