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…

Click on the link below to read the rest of the Shoosmiths briefing.

Sign in or Register to continue reading this article

Sign in

Register

It's quick, easy and free!

It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.

Register now

Why register to The Lawyer

 

Industry insight

In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.

 

Market intelligence

Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.

 

Email newsletters

Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.

More relevant to you

To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.

Briefings from Shoosmiths

View more briefings from Shoosmiths

Analysis from The Lawyer

  • Hester: declined bonus worth almost £1m

    Pay checks

    Compliance and corporate governance codes for large financial institutions will undoubtedly include provisions to regulate high pay in the future

  • high street 150

    Focus: Alternative business structures - Law and new order

    There’s more to the ABS model than attracting the man in the street and procuring external investment. Partners at the big corporate firms, take note…

Overview

2 Colmore Square
38 Colmore Circus Queensway
Birmingham
B4 6BJ
UK
http://www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Turnover (£m): 92.98
No. of lawyers: 393