articles tagged 'Lawn Ranger'

Radler trademark battle continues as DB releases the legal hounds on BRB

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  • December 1, 2011
  • Ben Fahy
Radler trademark battle continues as DB releases the legal hounds on BRB

There was a bit of a storm in a beer mug back in July when DB was given the rights to use the generic term Radler as a brand name. Corporate bullying, some indie brewers cried. Cutting off your nose to spite your face and making consumers dislike you for no good reason, others shrieked. Mwahahahah, DB laughed. So when The Boundary Road Brewery launched its Lawn Ranger brew recently it claimed it was 'Radler-style' and put up a cheeky billboard saying 'Fine, we won't call it Radler then'. Now DB has set its lawyers Simpson Grierson on the case, saying the term 'radler style' is off limits and telling BRB to lay off the allusions. 

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Billboard pushes boundary

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  • November 8, 2011
  • Cath Winks
Billboard pushes boundary

In a similar fashion to its NZ Pure billboard at the Auckland airport, Boundary Road Brewery and Barnes, Catmur & Friends' have launched a cheeky new billboard for its new Lawn Ranger brew and referenced the recent spate of trademark bullying. 

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