Taste Infringement?

I used to love the Coke Zero commercials that had the “regular Coke” workers complaining that the Coke Zero creators committed “taste infringement” due to the fact that Coke Zero tastes so much like regular Coke.  Well, as Eric Goldman writes, a pizza restaurant has tried to bring a “taste infringement” claim:

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/archives/2014/10/food-flavor-cant-be-trademarked-even-if-the-baked-ziti-is-delicious-ny-pizzeria-v-syal-forbes-cross-post.htm

 

 

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