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Daily Record|December 01, 2021
Outlander star loses whisky appeal after Sassenach brand is banned in Europe
STUART MacDONALD

OUTLANDER star Sam Heughan has lost a legal battle with a German distillery over the name of his whisky brand.

The actor launched his own Scotch last year called The Sassenach - the nickname his character Jamie Fraser uses for his on-screen love interest, Claire, in the time travel drama.

His firm The Great Glen Company applied to register the brand name as a trademark to sell the whisky across Europe.

But the move was opposed by the Sasse distillery in Schoppingen, which said it was too similar to its own "Sasse" trademarks which it uses to sell whiskies and brandies.

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