Closed consultation

Consumer protection: copycat packaging - call for evidence

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Review considering the case for allowing businesses to take civil action against copycat packaging.


Consultation description

We are conducting a 6 month limited review of The Consumer Protection Regulations from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.

The review considers the case for granting businesses the power of civil injunction in relation to copycat packaging.

Next steps

A final report on the important issues will be published in September 2014. BIS will continue to engage with stakeholders throughout the remaining period of the review.