McDonald’s wins case in EU court against Singapore rival

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McDonald’s wins case in EU court against Singapore rival


McDonald's has won a case in a European court that will prevent another company from using any combination of the terms "Mac" or "Mc" to sell food or drinks.

The ruling by the Luxembourg-based General Court came after Singapore firm Future Enterprises challenged the European Union Intellectual Property Office's rejection of its application to register 'MACCOFFEE' as an EU trade mark for foodstuffs and beverages.

In an appeal by Future Enterprises, the General Court ruled Tuesday that the u...


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