Anheuser Busch has won the right to sell 'Bud' beer in Austria in
its latest court tussle with Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar, as
firms looking to protect Geographic Indicators a forced to raise
their game, reports Chris...
Budejovicky Budvar, the Czech brewer, has taken a different tack in
its attempt to stop arch rival Anheuser-Busch from using the
contested brand name Budweiser. But the bid to stop the US group
from using the name for entertainment...
An attempt by US-based brewing giant Anheuser-Busch
to keep Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar from registering its name as a
European Community trademark was foiled by the Office for
Harmonisation in the Internal Market of the European...
Budejovicky Budvar, the Czech brewer, should be allowed the sole
rights to the Budweiser and Bud names in Austria if it can be shown
that both terms are linked inextricably with the town of Budweis,
according to a ruling by Europe's...