Dentists defeat fashion giant that cried “snap” over croc logo – The Times

Posted January 3rd, 2008 in news, trade marks by sally

“It was a battle that pitted a dental practice in the suburbs of Cheltenham against the might of a global fashion corporation – all because of the grinning crocodile on the surgery’s sign. And the dentists have won. For the second time in a year, a trademark judge has overruled the objections of the French clothing giant Lacoste to the crocodile symbol that adorns a private dentist’s surgery in Gloucestershire.”

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The Times, 3rd January 2008