False Advertising Claims Over Craft Beer Dismissed, With Leave To Amend

Mealey's (October 28, 2015, 1:38 PM EDT) -- SAN DIEGO — A California federal judge on Oct. 26 deemed deficient allegations that MillerCoors LLC falsely advertised its Belgian-style wheat beer “Blue Moon” as a craft beer but granted a plaintiff leave to amend (Evan Parent v. MillerCoors LLC, No. 15-1204, S.D. Calif.).

(Decision available. Document #16-151102-015Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel of the Southern District of California, should Evan Parent choose to refile his case against MillerCoors, he “cannot rely on MillerCoors’ use” of the Blue Moon Brewing Co. (BMBC) trade name...
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