Anheuser-Busch Wins Hungarian 'Bud' Battle

Published: 06/06/2006

ST. LOUIS (PRNewswire-FirstCall) -- The Metropolitan Court of Appeals in Hungary last month ruled in Anheuser-Busch's favor, canceling the Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar's ""Bud,"" ""Budweiser Budvar"" and ""Budweiser Bier-Budvar"" appellations of origin. The judgment affirmed earlier rulings by both the Metropolitan Court in 2005 and the Hungarian Patent and Trademark Office in 2002.