Stringfellow v McCain Foods (G.B.) Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1984
Year1984
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
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  • Mechanical Handling Engineering (S) Pte Ltd v Material Handling Engineering Pte Ltd and Another
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 2 November 1992
    ...not enough to found on action for passing-off; such fear must be based on substantial grounds (see Stringfellow v McCain Foods (GB) Ltd [1984] RPC 501 at pp 541-542). The question needs to be approached slightly differently now (as opposed to the time when the defendants first commenced bus......
  • Easygroup Ltd v Nuclei Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 13 April 2022
    ...cogent evidence will be necessary to establish a real likelihood of damage to the claimant's trade or goodwill: see Stringfellow v McCain [1984] RPC 501, pp. 215 In the case of the EU376 mark, while its specification included activities that were the same as those of Nuclei (“advisory and c......
  • Easygroup Ltd v Easylife Ltd (Formerly Easylife Group Ltd)
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 29 July 2021
    ...the burden of proving the likelihood of confusion and resulting damage is a heavy one. In Stringfellow v. McCain Foods (G.B.) Ltd. [1984] R.P.C. 501 Slade L.J. said (at page 535) that the further removed from one another the respective fields of activities, the less likely was it that any m......
  • Hoechst Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd v the Beauty Box (Pty) Ltd (In Liquidation) and Another
    • South Africa
    • Invalid date
    ...RPC 297 (HL); Lego System Aktieselskab and Another v Lego M Lemelstrich Ltd 1983 FSR 155 (Ch); and Stringfellow v McCain Foods (GB) Ltd 1984 RPC 501 (in the Chancery Division and the Court of There are two problems associated with such surveys: the problem of getting the evidence before the......
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  • Popular Names Index to UK Cases and EU Legislation and Cases
    • United Kingdom
    • Wildy Simmonds & Hill Legal Research. A Practitioner's Handbook - 3rd Edition Appendices
    • 30 August 2019
    ...of certain plans and programmes on the environment (OJ 2001 L197/30) Stringfellows Nightclub Case Stringfellow v McCain Foods (GB) Ltd [1984] RPC 501; (1984) 128 SJ 701 (CA), reversing Chancery Division decision [1984] FSR 175 Striped Toothpaste Cases Unilever Ltd’s (Striped Toothpaste) Tra......

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