Food & Beverages

Intellectual property in the food and beverage industry

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06 August 2021

Oatly loses battle of the oat drinks

About the author Beverley Robinson is a senior associate trade mark attorney at Appleyard Lees IP LLP. Beverley helps clients protect and manage their trade marks and designs, from initial

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23 September 2020

Fit Kitchen Ltd – triumphant at the IPEC

Summary A small healthy ready meal delivery business Fit Kitchen Limited (FKL) saw victory at the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) at the end of July 2020. After a one-day

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06 July 2020

Finding the ‘right’ slogan: FMCG sector to “Have a break”…

Summary   In the United Kingdom and European Union, it is notoriously difficult to register slogans as trade marks. To stand a chance of success, brand owners must prepare their case

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05 February 2020

Increasing demand for plant-based foods drives innovation

More people than ever before took part in Veganuary in 2020, official figures have shown. Over 400,000 people in Britain ate vegan this January, 150,000 more than in 2019.[1] There

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12 December 2019

From seed to supermarket: AI in the food and beverage…

Artificial intelligence (AI) innovations are being applied to every aspect of the supply chain, and the food and beverage sector is no exception.

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