Coke v Pepsi

The war between Coke and Pepsi over the shape of a bottle is alive and well. Last week the parties were in court fighting over discovery. By the tie of the hearing what was actually in dispute was quite narrow. In the end, Dodds-Streeton J ruled that Coca Cola should be allowed to get discovery […]

On the Contour of things

Further to my earlier post, Amanda Scardamaglia has a detailed consideration of the issues raised by Coca Cola’s pleading in the battle of the bottle shapes against Pepsi.

Coke, Pepsi and the shape of the bottle

Newspaper reports that Coca Cola has sued Pepsico and its Australian licensee, Schweppes, over the shape of the new Pepsi bottle. The print edition had a photo, but not online. You can go down to your local 7 Eleven or compare for yourself: The press report doesn’t say whether the action is over a registered […]