Anheuser-Busch Scores E.U. Victory In Bud Battle

Law360, New York (June 27, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Anheuser-Busch has won another battle in a war with Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar over the Budweiser trademark, with the European Union upholding the beer maker’s right to use the “Bud” trademark throughout Europe.

The Board of Appeal for the European Union’s Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market gave the American company the green light to sell its beer under the Budweiser mark in 30 European countries.

“We are making solid progress in our battle to protect the brand names we've developed,” said Stephen Burrows, CEO...
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