Cotswolds beautician named Tiffany in legal row with global jewellery store over

Mrs Parmar, whose children are one and two, set up Lashes by Tiffany in 2014 as a beauty salon at her home. Some of Tiffany Parmar's products, called "Cotswold Lashes" Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Some of Tiffany Parmar’s products, called “Cotswold Lashes”Credit:SWNS/GloucestershireLive As part of the planned Cotswold Lashes by Tiffany venture, she hoped to sell eyelash glue and trays to other companies and start a beauty training course.She said the business will operate as planned even if she is forced to drop her trademark application.Tiffany and Co did not comment. A Cotswolds beautician named Tiffany has become embroiled in a legal row with the international jewellery store over the name of her business.Tiffany and Co has formally launched legal action against a Tiffany Parmar after she filed a trademark application in April for her cosmetics business to use the name “Cotswold Lashes by Tiffany”.But lawyers for Tiffany and Co say the “highly similar” name she uses could bring its famous brand “into disrepute” and has formally opposed her application.Mother-of-two Mrs Parmar, 32, of Gloucester, accused the firm of “bullying”.She must now decide by December 17 whether to drop her application or go into battle against Tiffany and Co in court, which could see her facing thousands of pounds of costs.”I am not interested in competing with Tiffany and Co,” Mrs Parmar said. “I wish I could, but sadly not. I just didn’t want to start all over again and sadly this was my only chance at this stage in my business to trademark my new venture.”She added that the “trademarking process doesn’t favour the little businesses”. “There is no third party who overlooks the opposition pre legal battle and giant cost,” she said. read more