The Full Federal Court today ruled on Stone & Wood’s appeal of an earlier decision clearing Thunder Road’s use of the name ‘Pacific Ale’ on a rival beer.
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Stone & Wood can proceed to register the trade mark ‘Pacific Ale’ after Thunder Road failed to establish either of its grounds of opposition in a hearing before the Australian Trade Marks Office.
AB InBev looks on solid footing to challenge any future usage of the word ‘Pacific’ by brewers, regardless of the outcome of trade mark battles between Stone & Wood and Thunder Road.
Stone & Wood has appealed the court ruling on its Pacific Ale trade mark infringement claim against Thunder Road, with a new hearing set down for 2017.
The Federal Court on Friday heard closing submissions from Stone & Wood and Thunder Road in the ‘Pacific Ale’ intellectual property dispute.
The Federal Court has allocated five days in April to hear Stone & Wood’s dispute with subsidiaries of Melbourne brewer Thunder Road over the Pacific Ale trade mark.
Philip Withers, CEO, Thunder Road Brewing Company and Steve Crandall, President, Devils Backbone Brewing Company announced today that Jason Oliver, Brewmaster of Devils Backbone Brewing Company, has been selected to join the company from a highly competitive field of brewers in Thunder Road’s World Brewer’s Invitational. Oliver and Cox will jointly lead the collaboration program and develop a series of… Read more →
A row could be looming over the use of the name Pacific Ale, with a Melbourne brewer claiming it as a generic style.
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