Appeal Court largely upholds ruling on the use of 'batts' branding

Paul McBeth
Wed, 16 Dec 2015

By Paul McBeth Dec. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Rival building products makers Knauf and Fletcher Building didn't move the Court of Appeal in their tussle over the use of the term "batts" to describe insulation.  Justices Tony Randerson, Christine Anderson and Mark Cooper dismissed the firms' appeals and cross-appeals of a 2014 judgment, which refused a bid by Knauf to revoke Fletcher's "Batts" trademark. The 2014 judgment also limited Fletcher’s claim of infringement of the trademark to the use of “batt” in the HTML code on the www.earthwool.co....

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