Brick Lane Brewing Co. has launched legal action against the owners of the zero carb Better Beer over potential confusion with its Sidewinder beer brand.
Startup craft beer retailer The Beer Drop is facing a legal challenge against its trademark by liquor giant Coles who says it is too similar to a defunct brand it registered in 2012.
Talks have started with the European Union over the use of geographical indications in beer. Intellectual property lawyer James Omond is an expert on the topic and shares his thoughts on all things related to trademark in beer.
Victoria’s Malt Shed Brewery will no longer operate under that name following the settlement of a trademark dispute with Lion-owned Malt Shovel Brewery.