Jury needed to make a tasteful decision

Much of the courtroom saga at the Penguin vs Puffin case last week centred on public responses to Asda’s alleged “passing off” of the chocolate bar from McVitie’s. Michael Bloch QC, for the plaintiff, said to the Judge, Mr Justice Robert Walker, that he wished a jury could be present so that members of the public could show their feelings. “The longer this case has gone on, the more I have wished I had a jury,” came the reply.

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