Who can use the name Bach?

Anyone is free to use the name Bach provided it is not written in a way that looks like the registered trademark of Bach Flower Remedies Ltd - the stylised script form that is meant to look like a signature. In two decades of dispute Healingherbs Ltd has successfully made legal history by getting trademarks in Dr Bach, and Bach flower remedies revoked in the UK High Court and OHIM the European Trade Mark Registry.

In the past, these words were used to threaten many people and caused much personal distress but it seems now to be accepted that use of the words Bach and Bach flower remedies is the proper and only way to describe flower essences prepared according to the original directions of Dr Edward Bach. That is what seven UK High Courft judges said and that is what was also agreed in other European courts.

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