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Yet another legal victory for Mr Tekkie against Pepkor

28 June 2019 11:38 AM
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Bernard Mostert
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Pepkor’s application to declare as irregular some affidavits in terms of the use of the Mr Tekkie trademark was dismissed with costs

Another legal victory for Mr Tekkie after Justice Siraj Desai dismissed with costs Pepkor’s application to have certain affidavits and procedural steps taken in the Mr Tekkie trademark case declared as irregular steps.

Mr Tekkie co-founder Bernard Mostert explains what this ruling would mean for the company going forward.

He says although it is difficult to start a business with all these legal battles hanging over them, they are grateful for yesterday's court ruling.

Read: Judge throws out Pepkor's new list of restricted footwear for Mr.Tekkie stores

Unfortunately, we were misled by Steinhoff and so as many other people.

Bernard Mostert, Co- founder - Mr Tekkie

We believe we are doing something positive, creating quite a unique retailer that will one day stand along Tekkie Town when we do get it back.

Bernard Mostert, Co- founder - Mr Tekkie

These court battles are costly but they are also very educational and as we win them we are grateful that decisions are going our way.

Bernard Mostert, Co- founder - Mr Tekkie

To hear the rest of the conversation, listen below:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Yet another legal victory for Mr Tekkie against Pepkor


28 June 2019 11:38 AM
Tags:
Tekkie Town
Bernard Mostert
mr tekkie
Steinhoff Group

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