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Posts Tagged ‘ Trade Mark ’

A Wayward win in David vs Goliath trademark battle

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July 16, 2014
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Wayward Brewing has been victorious in its battle with multinational giant brewer SABMiller India to register its trade mark WAYWARD for beer in Australia..
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A Cold War: The battle of Budweiser

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March 6, 2014
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Stephen Holden takes a look at beer names, geography and history and how they relate to the fascinating world of beer marketing and branding....
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CUB: We love our brands…to death.

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January 24, 2014
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CUB loves its heritage brands so much, it continues to make more of them...heritage brands that is, not beer.
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What’s a “brand” and what’s a “beer”?

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January 31, 2013
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So, exactly what is this "medal-winning" "Byron Bay Pale Lager" to which they refer?
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Thunder Road takes the road less travelled

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June 7, 2012
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In his first post for Australian Brews News, Leon Sammartino looks at the court case battle over dome of CUB's oldest trade marks...
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New brewery trademarks ‘Any Beer’

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April 1, 2012
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Please note: yes, this was an April Fool’s gag except Monteith’s really have trademarked Radler and an Australian brewery has indeed tried to register Australian Ale and Australian lager… A newly established brewery has courted controversy by trademarking the name ‘Any Beer’ and is seeking to prevent publicans from serving other beers when patrons...
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A tale of competing beer days

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August 4, 2011
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Maybe it’s irony that on International IPA Day, the day that celebrates one of the most flavoursome of commonly available craft beers , CUB has published a release commemorating International Beer Day and tying it to one of the least flavoursome – or ‘super crisp’ — beers on the market today. Of course, while...
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It had to happen…

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July 22, 2011
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A Hitler's Downfall parody of DB Breweries' ridiculous trade mark over the style name 'Radler' was inevitable. The only question was how good it would be. The answer: priceless.
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Trouble brewing for cyclists beer in trademark row

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July 16, 2011
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Background to this week's Radler trade mark decision. This article first appeared on The Punch on 31 July 2009 when the trademarking issue first raised its head.
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Hey, true New

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September 29, 2010
Hey, true New

Lion Nathan has recently successfully defended its trademarking of the word ‘NEW’ against a company seeking to trademark the logo for New South Brewing Company. Following a hearing Trade Mark Office hearings officer, Bianca Irgang, determined that a “significant number of consumers would at the very least experience a reasonable doubtas to the existence...
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