News Item: Budvar secures Budweiser trademark in Britain
(Category: Beer News)
Posted by Andy
Tuesday 15 January 2013 - 10:40:19

PRAGUE (AP) -- A British court has rejected for good brewery Anheuser-Busch's request to block rival Budvar from selling its beer under the Budweiser trademark in the country, the latest ruling in a long legal battle over the brand name.
Britain's Supreme Court confirmed Tuesday that it rejected on Jan. 8 a request by Anheuser-Busch to overturn a ruling by the Court of Appeal. The Court of Appeal had said Budejovicky Budvar NP should keep the right to the name.

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