Furniture giant Courts loses legal fight over 'big box' trademark

The words "big box" were registered as a trademark in 2005 by the operator of Big Box mall (above).
The words "big box" were registered as a trademark in 2005 by the operator of Big Box mall (above).PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Furniture and electronics giant Courts has lost its legal fight to prevent a warehouse retail mall in Jurong from using the words "big box" as a trade mark.

In a written judgment released on Thursday (April 5), the High Court dismissed an appeal by Courts to remove the trademark, which was registered in 2005 by the operator of the eight-storey Big Box mall.

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