Caterpillars in court as M&S sues Aldi over Colin cake ‘lookalike’

Caterpillars in court as M&S sues Aldi over Colin cake ‘lookalike’

The Guardian

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High street chain lodges intellectual property claim and demands grocer stop selling discount sponge roll

It is being billed as the ultimate food fight and could get nasty: Colin the Caterpillar is going to war with lookalike Cuthbert.

On Thursday, Marks & Spencer said it had begun legal action against Aldi to “protect” Colin from the discount grocer’s rival chocolate sponge roll Cuthbert which, for a smaller fee, has been masquerading as Colin at birthday parties and on picnics.

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