Oatly Lost Its Trademark Battle—What Should It Do Next?

What’s blue and white and oat-filled? Two products, but neither more distinct than the other as London’s High Court determined last week, when a trademark verdict was called in favor of British food manufacturer Glebe Farm Foods, producers of the gluten-free drink PureOaty, over the Sweden-based oat drink Oatly. The Swedish alternative milk market leader…
What’s blue and white and oat-filled? Two products, but neither more distinct than the other as London’s High Court determined last week, when a trademark verdict was called in favor of British food manufacturer Glebe Farm Foods, producers of the gluten-free drink PureOaty, over the Sweden-based oat drink Oatly. The Swedish alternative milk market leader…