Journal Article

VODKAT is not vodka: ‘extended’ passing off extended

David Stone and Bex Heard

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 5, issue 12, pages 842-843
Published in print December 2010 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online December 2010 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI:
VODKAT is not vodka: ‘extended’ passing off extended

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The Court of Appeal of England and Wales confirmed that descriptive product categories (such as vodka) do not have to have cachet or superior quality to be protected by extended passing off.

Journal Article.  1239 words. 

Subjects: Arbitration ; Intellectual Property Law

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