Nestle has lost a long-running court fight to trademark the four-finger state of its KitKat chocolate bar in Britain. The sustenance giant initially attempted to enlist the trademark in 2010, however the application was challenged by adversary chocolate maker Cadbury U.K. Ltd.
The case was beforehand released by different courts including the European Court of Justice. England’s High Court on Wednesday maintained those choices, deciding that the shape of a KitKat bar has not “acquired a distinctive character “sufficiently character to fulfill trademark necessities.
Nestle said Wednesday it is disappointed by the decision and plans to appeal the choice. It contends that the four-finger snack has been utilized as a part of Britain for over 80 years, is surely understood to buyers and that its shape should be secured in the U.K.