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.
Anything but “disappointing”, this episode contains the good, the bad and the ugly responses breweries have to backlash and much more.
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.
This week on Good Brews Week. Matt and Pete chow down on a few Dagwood dogs while discussing the news of the week from the Ekka in Brisbane. This weeks top stories are: Stone and Wood settle trademark dispute case and announce plans for Brisbane venue, Mornington Peninsula Brewery joins Tribe, and Great Northern Brewing raises $1 million for farmers.
This week on Good Brews Week we welcome Pete back from the US and get his take on what’s happening in the home of craft beer and the news of the week.
This week, Pete and Matt discuss the latest beer industry trade mark stoush, 4 Pines’ Vostok Space Beer and America’s fastest growing craft breweries.