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Czech Budvar Brewer Boosts 9-More Exports To Canada 21% On Yr

Czech Budvar Brewer Boosts 9-More Exports To Canada 21% On Yr

Czech state-owned brewer Budejovicky Budvar, or Budvar, said Monday it has stepped up exports of its Czechvar lager to Canada while it continues to wage a legal battle over Budweiser and Bud trademarks with Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI.BT), or AB Inbev. In January through September Budvar boosted its beer shipments to Canada 21% on the year to 7,000 hectoliters, reaching the same level of exports there recorded in all 2008, the Czech company said. Budvar- based in the southern Czech city of Ceske Budejovice, called Budweis in German - has been engaged in a century-long intellectual property struggle over the "Budweiser" and "Bud" trademarks and appellations of origin with US brewer Anheuser-Busch Inc., now part of AB InBev. [...more]

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