Miller Drops Claim In Suit Vs. Anheuser-Busch

Law360, New York (June 15, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Miller Brewing Co. has dropped part of its lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch Cos. over claims made in the fierce advertising war between the two rival breweries.

Miller told the court it won't seek to stop the St. Louis brewer from using "Queen of Carbs" to describe Miller Lite.

Anheuser-Busch referred to Miller Lite as the "Queen of Carbs" in its advertising, a reflection of the competing brand's focus on its lower carbohydrate content and a play on Budweiser's trademark as the "King of Beers."

Miller, which accounted...
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