This week, the team discuss the IBA’s 10-year roadmap for the industry, disaster proofing for breweries and no-alc trade mark activity.
No-alcohol trade mark applications are on the rise with recent numbers indicating significant growth for the trend.
Your microbrewery receives a trade mark cease and desist letter from a lawyer. What do you do? What should you have done? IP expert Josh Henderson discusses the issues.
A row could be looming over the use of the name Pacific Ale, with a Melbourne brewer claiming it as a generic style.
Wayward Brewing has been victorious in its battle with multinational giant brewer SABMiller India to register its trade mark WAYWARD for beer in Australia..
Stephen Holden takes a look at beer names, geography and history and how they relate to the fascinating world of beer marketing and branding….
CUB loves its heritage brands so much, it continues to make more of them…heritage brands that is, not beer.
So, exactly what is this “medal-winning” “Byron Bay Pale Lager” to which they refer?
In his first post for Australian Brews News, Leon Sammartino looks at the court case battle over dome of CUB’s oldest trade marks…
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 request “any beer”…. Read more →