The husband and wife team behind Lush – which this week won a high court battle against Amazon over its use of the word "lush" to sell rival cosmetics – has trademarked the name "Christopher North" as a brand name for a new range of toiletries, which could eventually extend to deodorants and hair removing cream. North is the managing director of Amazon.co.uk.
— After a 3 year battle with Amazon over the use of the word "lush" to sell bath bombs and other Lush-like products, Lush has won their lawsuit (and they're not really planning to market any "Christopher North" products, although they've already come up with the tag line "rich, thick and full of it"). Read more at Lush trademarks cosmetics range named after Amazon's UK boss at the Guardian. Hat tip to C.H.!