The Saucy Fish Co secures interim injunction against ‘copycat’ Aldi

The Saucy Fish Co (owned by Icelandic Seachill) has recently secured a UK High Court agreed interim injunction against German supermarket chain Aldi, requiring it to stop selling copycat products.

Icelandic argued that Aldi’s Saucy Salmon Fillets were ‘confusingly similar’ to The Saucy Fish Co’s products and infringed its registered trademarks. Icelandic Seachill owns the community trademark registration for THE SAUCY FISH CO along with a number of other UK registrations for marks in various colour schemes, including the mark on the left.

The injunction was obtained by consent, and contained a cross-undertaking as to damages from The Saucy Fish Co meaning that The Saucy Fish Co will be liable for any losses Aldi incurs from the withdrawal of the product from its shelves in the event that they successfully defend the claim at trial…

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