6 December 2013
Anheuser-Busch InBev has claimed its grip on the trademark 'BUD' in France has been “solidified” after a court upheld an earlier ruling.
28 November 2013
In the first part of just-drinks' interview with the head of Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar, Jirí Bocek discussed the company's ownership structure and its position in the Czech beer market. Here, in part two, he tells us about his plans beyond Czech and gives us his view on the never-ending legal tussle with Anheuser-Busch InBev.
26 November 2013
Last month, I travelled to Czech to take in a tour of Budejovicky Budvar's brewery in the south of the country. While there, I was granted an audience with group director Jirí Bocek. During our time together, we discussed the firm's ownership structure, its plans for future expansion, and that legal row.
5 November 2013
Further details of the free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada have been revealed.
1 November 2013
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31 October 2013
It's been an interesting few days for me, having been to Czech for the first time, to visit Budejovikcy Budvar.
30 October 2013
This week, just-drinks is in Czech, visiting Budejovicky Budvar. Ahead of an interview with the brewer's general director, which will run next week, here are some facts about the firm, its home town, its facilities, and its brands.
29 October 2013
Budejovicky Budvar's Budvar Dark Cherry
8 October 2013
Budejovický Budvar has claimed victory in Italy in the latest installment of its long-running trademark battle with Anheuser-Busch InBev.
30 August 2013
Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar has reported a 10% rise in beer volumes in the first seven months of this year.
27 June 2013
European Union trade mark authorities have granted Anheuser-Busch InBev the rights to the name 'Bud'.
8 May 2013
Carlsberg's Somersby Pear Cider
20 March 2013
Budejovicky Budvar's brand Premier Select is to carry an over-21 age recommendation because only “connoisseurs” with drinking experience can appreciate it, the company has said.
20 March 2013
Budejovicky Budvar has launched a special batch of its Premier Select brand brewed with freshly harvested hops.
19 February 2013
Budejovicky Budvar has unveiled a CZK110m (US$5.8m) can-filling hall to meet demand for a significant rise in canned sales, particularly in export markets.
22 January 2013
A European Union court has rejected Budejovicky Budvar's appeal against Anheuser-Busch InBev's right to use the trademark 'Bud' in four countries.
16 January 2013
Budejovicky Budvar has said it has won the right to share the Budweiser trademark in the UK, ending one battle in its an on-going dispute with Anheuser-Busch InBev.
9 January 2013
Budejovicky Budvar has posted its highest export results in its 117-year history.
22 November 2012
Budejovicky Budvar has lined up a brand extension for its Czechvar beer in the US.
6 July 2012
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3 July 2012
Budejovicky Budvar is set to drop Anheuser-Busch InBev as the US distributor of Czechvar, the name given to its flagship Budvar lager brand in the US.
3 July 2012
The Court of Appeal in the UK has sided with Budejovický Budvar in the latest round in its long-running dispute with Anheuser-Busch InBev over the Budweiser trademark.
21 June 2012
As a self-confessed left-leaner, Pete Brown isn't the biggest fan of plc's. This month, he looks at Budejovicky Budvar, a state-owned brewery that, surprise surprise, he's quite a fan of.
6 June 2012
Budweiser Budvar is branching out by launching premium Danish cider brand Somersby in its domestic market, in a bid to capitalise on the category's growing popularity.
27 April 2012
Anheuser-Busch InBev will report its first-quarter results on Monday (30 April). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for the company in the three months to the end of March.
6 March 2012
Anheuser-Busch InBev is set to report its fourth-quarter and full-year results on Thursday (8 March). Here, just-drinks takes a look at highs and lows for the company in the three months to the end of December.
12 January 2012
Anheuser-Busch InBev has acquired the rights to the 'Budweiser' trademarks held by Czech brewer, Budejovicky Mestansky Pivovar.
4 January 2012
Budejovický Budvar has reported a 5% rise in beer sales by volume in 2011, driven by record exports.
16 November 2011
Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar is on-track to invest CZK400m (US$21m) in its business in 2011, twice as much as in 2010.
31 October 2011
They've been arguing for more than 100 years, but are we in danger of reaching some sort of clarity on the Budweiser trademark dispute in Europe?