Articles Tagged with 'Lawsuits'

MillerCoors Responds, Calls Stone Brewing Trademark Suit ‘Meritless’

MillerCoors Responds, Calls Stone Brewing Trademark Suit ‘Meritless’

It took two months, but MillerCoors has finally responded to Stone Brewing’s trademark lawsuit. In February, the San Diego craft brewery filed a lawsuit against the multinational beer company alleging that its rebranded packaging and advertisements for the Keystone brand infringed upon Stone Brewing’s own “Stone” trademark. Early this morning, MillerCoors answered back with several counterclaims.

Craft Beer Guild to Again Appeal $2.6 Million ‘Pay-to-Play’ Fine

Craft Beer Guild to Again Appeal $2.6 Million ‘Pay-to-Play’ Fine

Massachusetts beer wholesaler Craft Beer Guild Thursday announced that it would appeal a judge’s order from earlier this week that upheld a $2.6 million fine for breaking state laws prohibiting unfair trade practices and illegal “pay-to-play” activities.