Twentieth Century Fox may be forced to change the name of hit TV show Glee after losing the first round of its Appeal Court battle with UK comedy club chain with the same name


Twentieth Century Fox could be forced to change the name of hit television series Glee in the UK after losing an Appeal Court legal battle with a British comedy club chain of the same name.

The media giant today lost its first appeal against a 2014 ruling at the High Court in London which held that Fox had infringed the trademark of Comic Enterprises Ltd who run Glee Clubs.

Fox bosses said it would be a 'disaster' if it had to change the Glee name, which is worth millions of dollars and has been expanded into a franchise that includes worldwide tours, CDs and reality television competitions.

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