- Connie Ferguson has lost her appeal case against Nivea owners, Beiersdorf Group
- The media mogul and her partner approached the Supreme Court of Appeal after they lost the case against Nivea in 2018
- Nivea owners had accused the actress' company of stealing Nivea's packaging on their men's body care product
Connie Ferguson has reportedly lost her appeal case against Nivea owners, Beiersdorf Group. The Queen actress and her business partner Joseph Nchabeleng approached the Supreme Court of Appeal after Johannesburg High Court judge Denise Fisher ruled in favour of the cosmetics giant in 2018.
In 2017, Beiersdorf Group had reportedly accused the media mogul's company of stealing Nivea's packaging on its men's body care product.
Connie reportedly accused the company of bullying them and took the matter to the Supreme Court where they recently lost. The court ruled in favour of Beiersdorf Group again. It found that there are indeed similarities in their men's products.
"Given the similarities between the appellant’s and respondent’s products, the inference is inescapable that the appellant’s logo is an appropriation of the Nivea Men wave-label indicia on the same kind of product, so as to connect it to a known and established brand," reads the judgment, according to TSWAlebs.
The Queen actress shared that her mother, Margaret Masilo, would have turned 76 on 16 March. The media mogul posted beautiful snap of her mom and captioned it:
"Not a day goes by without me thinking about you or talking about you! Happy birthday in heaven Mommy! (Would be 76 today!) I love you always and forever."
Briefly.co.za also reported that the Fergusons took to social media recently to send their condolences to Menzi Ngubane's family. The former Isibaya actor passed away on Saturday night, 13 March.
Mzansi celebs and the star's fans have taken to different social media platforms to pay tribute to the star and to also comfort his loved ones as they mourn his loss. The Queen's Connie also took to Instagram to share her reaction to Ngamla's sad passing. The media mogul wrote:
"Ngubs!!! This is too much! May God give Sike and the Ngubane family strength and courage to deal with this loss! You are in our prayers! I am seriously at a loss! #ripngubs. As legends never die, you live on in our hearts and your amazing library of work!"
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