A clash of beer and intellectual property rights

On behalf of The Myers Law Group posted in Trademarks on Thursday, December 14, 2017. A recent legal step taken by Anheuser-Busch proves that someone in its legal department has a great sense of humor. Normally, when a small business copies a name from a large corporation, it can expect to be slapped with a nasty cease and desist -- "stop, or else!" -- letter from a corporate lawyer. When a small brewery in Minnesota released a new craft beer, the "Dilly Dilly" Mosaic Double IPA, on December 1, it got a response from Anheuser-Busch that had a lot of people laughing. Dilly dilly [...]

2018-09-19T08:57:41+00:00December 14th, 2017|Tags: |