Brands Limited v Bed Bath ‘N’ Table Pty Limited


Counsel for New Zealand manchester and homewares retailer Bed Bath & Beyond in a claim for trade mark infringement, trade mark invalidity, passing off and breach of the Fair Trading Act by its competitor, Bed Bath N’ Table. The case is set down for a three week trial in the Wellington High Court in late 2021.

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co v Cooper Tyres NZ


Counsel for the NZ-based defendants in a passing off and Fair Trading Act claim in the High Court (plus trade mark invalidity application) brought by a major US corporation, which also involves a counterclaim for trade mark infringement, passing off and breach of the Fair Trading Act.  Set down for a two week trial in mid-2021.