Ms Ana Paula Affonso Brito

Ana Paula Affonso Brito

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Trade dress protection: a glimpse at the beverage market
Brazil | 25 January 2021

In Brazil, trade dress protection is supported in several regulations, all under the concept of unfair competition. Trade dress protection has also been widely acknowledged by the courts, and case law has been an important source of its doctrinal foundation. This article looks at trade dress protection in the beverage sector and examines several decisions which have granted such protection for types of beer, vodka and wine.