Spotted in this month's Oxford Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice - Vincent's case study on the Singaporean case of Ceramiche Caesar SpA v Caesarstone Sdot-Yam Ltd,  SGCA 30, Court of Appeal of Singapore, 26 April 2017.
Render unto Caesar that which are Caesar’s. But what happens when you are faced with two Caesars? That was the question that the Court of Appeal of Singapore had to answer in the recent case of Ceramiche Caesar SpA v Caesarstone Sdot-Yam Ltd  SGCA 30, Court of Appeal, Singapore
The Respondent, Caesarstone Sdot-Yam Ltd (the “Respondent”), applied to register its trade mark “CAESARSTONE” in Singapore under Class 19 for various stone tiles and stone floor/wall coverings. The Respondent’s application was then opposed by Ceramiche Caesar SpA (the “Appellant”) who is the registered proprietor of the trade mark “CAESAR” for goods that are similar to the ones claimed by the Respondent’s a...