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Cristal, Anyone? Corks Go “Pop” for Louis Roederer

This article discusses the recent decision of the High Court in the case, Champagne Louis Roederer v. J Garcia Carrion SA [2015] EWHC 2760 (Ch) (6 October 2015), in which the Court upheld a challenge by the owner of luxury champagne brand CRISTAL, Louis Roederer, to the validity of the trade mark CRISTALINO JAUME SERRA for sparkling wines, on the grounds of likelihood of confusion—giving Louis Roederer reason to celebrate.