Beer Fraud


Two suspects from Nijkerk (the Netherlands) were sentenced up to 15 months' imprisonment this month for "beer fraud". According to the Public Prosecutor's Office, at least 5,000 counterfeit kegs of beer have been sold under the Heineken, Amstel and Grolsch [...]

Beer Fraud2019-05-14T16:39:11+02:00

Beer for girls


Every once in a while you see it: a beautiful, clear trademark infringement. But not on a market in Marrakech or at a Chinese mall. No, just here, in Holland. In plain sight. Girl Out of Control makes us think [...]

Beer for girls2019-06-27T10:30:43+02:00

Big beer versus small beer


Heineken has lost a lawsuit against Romanian Csiki Beer Manufactury. Last year, the Dutch brewery sued the owner of Csikszentsimon brewery on charges of infringements of intellectual property, disloyal competition and unfair trade activities, for producing the Real Csiki Sor. Heineken [...]

Big beer versus small beer2016-08-05T07:45:00+02:00

Red Star


Russia's Communist Party wants to establish their country's copyright ownership over the red star symbol. As a consequence, they want to ban foreign companies from using the image on their logos. Does this mean trouble ahead for Heineken and Macy's department [...]

Red Star2016-04-08T06:45:31+02:00
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