Paeroa man fights Coca-Cola for World...

Paeroa man fights Coca-Cola for World Famous in New Zealand tag

There are 2 comments on the Tvnz.co.nz story from Dec 16, 2009, titled Paeroa man fights Coca-Cola for World Famous in New Zealand tag. In it, Tvnz.co.nz reports that:

A Paeroa man is trying to stop drinks giant Coca-Cola trademarking the phrase "World Famous in New Zealand". Coca-Cola Amatil wants to trademark the slogan which promotes its L&P, or Lemon and Paeroa, soft drink, but faces opposition from Tony Coombe, who previously co-owned and ran the L&P Cafe in Paeroa, and owns a non-trading company named World ...

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Colonel Bob Jones

Wellington, New Zealand

#1 Dec 17, 2009
If someone can provide contact information for Mr. Coombe, I'd like to get in touch with him. I can testify that I heard the expression "World Famous in New Zealand" in 1991. In 1992, when I came to the Far North, I heard that phrase used to describe the Mangonui Fish Shop.

“False Prophet”

Since: Jan 08

hamilton

#2 Dec 17, 2009
Colonel Bob Jones wrote:
If someone can provide contact information for Mr. Coombe, I'd like to get in touch with him. I can testify that I heard the expression "World Famous in New Zealand" in 1991. In 1992, when I came to the Far North, I heard that phrase used to describe the Mangonui Fish Shop.
Is hearing enough though

documentation will be needed agaist a giant like Coke.

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