An ALDI advert for spirits – featuring a computer-generated talking carrot called Kevin – has been banned by the UK’s advertising watchdog after it ruled it the character would hold ‘strong appeal’ to under 18s.
A senior UK judge upset AB InBev by making ‘unfortunate’ comments on the quality of Budweiser during an initial hearing relating to the firm’s trademark dispute with Budweiser Budvar, new court documents reveal.
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has declined to confirm whether it plans to apply to the UK Supreme Court for permission to appeal after losing the latest round of a bitter trademark dispute to Czech rival Budějovický Budvar over the ‘Budweiser’ name.
A US federal appeal court has dismissed an appeal by a Coca-Cola rival alleging that a Minute Maid product containing ‘pomegranate and blueberry’ juice in small amounts by volume was falsely labeled and advertised.
Anheuser-Busch successfully defends its rights to the Budweiser and
Bud names in Italy, forcing Czech rival Budejovicky Budvar to
change the name of its beer sold there. The ruling by the Court of
Cassation comes a mere 17 years after...