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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO

ANHEUSER-BUSCH, INCORPORATED,

CASE NO.: 11-262

Plaintiff,
v.

JURY DEMANDED

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF TEAMSTERS and TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION 957

Defendants.
VERIFIED COMPLAINT

Plaintiff Anheuser-Busch,

Incorporated (Anheuser-Busch), for

its

Complaint against
and Teamsters

Defendants International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local Union 957

("Teamsters International")
states the

("Teamsters Local") (collectively, "Defendants"),


INTRODUCTION

following:

1.

This is

an

action at law and in

equity for dilution and false advertising arising (the


Lanham Act), 15 U.S.C.

under the Federal Trademark Act of 1946 well


as

1051,

et seq.

as

deceptive trade practices


common

Ohio Revised Code

4165.01,

et seq.; and defamation

under the

law of the state of Ohio.

JURISDICTION AND VENUE 2.

This Court has

subject matter jurisdiction over Anheuser-Buschs federal claims


1121, and 28 U.S.C.
state

pursuant to Section 39 of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C.


1338. The Court has
common

1331 and

subject matter jurisdiction over Anheuser-Buschs


1367.

statutory and

law claims pursuant to 28 U.S.C.

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3.

This Court has jurisdiction

over

the Defendants

by virtue

of the fact that

they are

conducting business in this judicial district.


4. Venue is proper in this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1391.

THE PARTIES

5. One Busch

Plaintiff Anheuser-Busch is

Missouri

corporation with its principal

offices at

Place,

St.

Louis, Missouri

63118.

6.

Upon information and belief, Defendant Teamsters


Southern District of Ohio with its

International is

an

association

doing business in the

principal place

of business at 25

Louisiana Avenue NW,

Washington,

D.C. 20001.

7.

Upon information and belief, Defendant Teamsters

Local Union 957 is

an

association its

doing business in and maintaining an office in the


at 2719

Southern District of Ohio with

principal place of business


8.

Armstrong Lane, Dayton, Ohio, 45414.


Local Union 957 is affiliated

Upon information and belief, Defendant Teamsters

with Defendant Teamsters International.

9.

Upon information and belief, Defendants represent drivers


of Heidelberg Distribution

and warehouse

employees

Company ("Heidelberg"), a beverage distributor in and

around Southwestern Ohio.

FACTS COMMON TO ALL CLAIMS FOR RELIEF 10. Anheuser-Busch holds

nearly fifty percent of the U.S. beer market.

The company

brews the worlds

largest-selling beers, BUDWEISER and BUD LIGHT.

Anheuser-Busch

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has

produced, marketed, distributed,


over

and sold its

universally famous BUDWEISER beer in

this country for

100 years.

11. Sales of products in connection with the Anheuser-Busch trademarks generate

billions of dollars in

revenue

for Anheuser-Busch. Anheuser-Busch has sold billions of

dollars worth of BUDWEISER beer in the United States.

12. For the past five years, Anheuser-Busch has ranked at the top of the

companies

in

the

beverage industry on Fortune magazines list of Americas Most Admired Companies.


13. After great

expenditures

of time, money and effort, Anheuser-Busch has forms of advertisement, and

developed many distinctive trademarks, designs,


it has used and continues to
use

slogans, which

in connection with its many

products

and business activities.

THE ANHEUSER-BUSCH MARKS 14. Anheuser-Busch is the


owner

of many famous

registered and common law


include,
among others:

trademarks associated with the BUDWEISER brand. These marks the BUDWEISER word mark and the BUDWEISER

Script Design.

As described in detail

below, these marks

are

the

subject of numerous federal registrations covering a wide range of

products.
15. Anheuser-Busch
or

its

predecessors in interest have used the BUDWEISER word


1876. In addition to

mark

continuously in this country since

using the mark in connection continuously in


at least
as

with beer, Anheuser-Busch has used the BUDWEISER word mark connection with
1938.

apparel

and a wide range of promotional

products since

early as

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16. Anheuser-Busch

owns a

number of valid and


cover a

subsisting United States

Trademark

Registrations

for the BUDWEISER mark, which

variety of products, including beer.


No.

Anheuser-Buschs BUDWEISER registrations include:

Reg.

922,481; Reg. No.

952,277; Reg. No. 1,402,016; Reg. No. 1,443, 856; Reg. No. 1, 568,251; Reg. No. 2, 506, 291
and Reg. No. 2, 627, 994. True and correct

copies of the Certificates


attached

of Registration
Exhibit A.

corresponding to the aforementioned registrations are


17. In No.

collectively as

addition, United States Trademark Reg.

No.

922,481; Reg. No. 952,277; Reg.

1,402,016; Reg. No. 1,443, 856; Reg. No. 1, 568, 251 and Reg. No. 2,506, 291 for the
are

BUDWEISER word mark

incontestable pursuant to Sections 15 and

33(b)

of the Lanham

Act, 15 U.S.C. 1065, 1115(b).

18. Anheuser-Busch

owns a

number of valid and which

subsisting United States


cover a

Trademark

Registrations for the BUDWEISER Script Design,


Anheuser-Buschs BUDWEISER Trademark Reg. No. 2928032;

variety

of products.

Script Design registrations include:

United States

Reg.

No. 2963450 and Reg. No. 3182511. True and correct

copies of the Certificates


are

of Registration

corresponding to the aforementioned registrations

attached

collectively as Exhibit B.

19. In

addition, United States Trademark Reg.

No. 2928032 and Reg. No. 2963450

for the BUDWEISER

Script Design are incontestable pursuant to


1065, 1115(b).

Sections 15 and

33(b)

of

the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C.

20. For purposes of this

Complaint, Anheuser-Buschs registered trademarks are

referred to
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21. Anheuser-Busch has

engaged in the marketing,


since

distribution and sale of products

depicting the Anheuser-Busch Marks


Anheuser-Busch is the Marks have been and
owner

long prior to the acts complained of herein and

of exclusive trademark rights therein. The Anheuser-Busch

are

used by Anheuser-Busch to market its

products and services

on

television, radio, billboards, internet and printed advertisements, and through the sale and
distribution of many products. Anheuser-Busch has spent billions of dollars in and promoting its BUDWEISER beer in the United States.

marketing

22. The Anheuser-Busch Marks and the

goodwill

of the business associated with

them in the United States

are

of great and incalculable value to

Anheuser-Busch,

are

highly

distinctive, and have become universally associated in the public mind with products and
services of the very

highest quality and reputation,

with Anheuser-Busch

as

their

source.

23. Each of the Anheuser-Busch Marks is

inherently distinctive

and is

uniquely

associated with Anheuser-Busch and its United States and Ohio.

products in the minds

of consumers

throughout the

24. Anheuser-Buschs trademarks

are

famous and well-known,

as numerous

courts

have confirmed. See Anheuser-Busch, Inc.


Mo.

v.

VIP Prods.,

LLC, 666 F. Supp.2d 974, 987 (E.D.

2008) (concluding it is undisputed that the


v.

Budweiser mark is

famous);

Anheuser-

Busch, Inc.

Andys Sportswear, Inc., No. C-96-2783,


"that

1996 WL 657219 at *1
as

(N.D.

Cal.

1996) (finding
appears to

[Anheuser-Buschs] marks are unquestionably famous,

defendant

concede.).

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DEFENDANTS CONDUCT

25.

Upon information and belief, Heidelberg is


Ohio, including the Dayton area..

distributor of beverage

products

that has locations in

26.

Heidelberg distributes numerous products from various companies, including but


Adams, Sierra Nevada, Labatt's, Guinness, Barefoot, Freixenet, Jack
Santa

not limited to Samuel

Daniels, Kendall Jackson, Little Penguin, Riunite,

Margherita, Seagram's, Smoking

Loon, St. Francis, Ste. Michelle, Woodbridge, Blackstone, Beringer, Franzia, Fetzer, Genesee, Kahlua, Lindeman's, Malibu, Sutter Home, Mike's Hard Lemonade, Monster and
numerous

other beverage

products. Heidelberg is not an exclusive distributor of Anheuser-

Busch products

27.

Anheuser-Busch does not

own or

control

Heidelberg.
are

28.

Upon information and belief, Defendants

currently in an ongoing contract

negotiation with Heidelberg.


29.

Anheuser-Busch is not

party to any negotiations between Defendants and

Heidelberg.
30.

Anheuser-Busch has

no

control of Heidelberg's labor relations

policy.

31. On

July 22, 2011, Defendants caused advertisements to be displayed on two


The advertisements

digital billboards in the Dayton area.


Busch

prominently display the AnheuserBUDWEISER

Marks, including the BUDWEISER word mark and the

Script Design.

See Exhibit

C, Declaration of Elizabeth M. O' Connor and Exhibits C 1 and C2 thereto.

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32. The

digital billboard advertisement reads:

Tell Budweiser Heidelbergs

Destruction of Ohio Jobs is Tasteless. The advertisement


a

displays the word Budweiser in

stylized form that is

an

imitation of the

registered BUDWEISER Script Design trademark.


are

The words Budweiser and is Tasteless and


are moreover

larger than

all other text

on

the

advertisement,

set off in bold red font.

The statement made by Defendants in the

advertisement is

false, false by necessary implication, and disparaging.


and

33.

Among other false messages, the words

images

of Defendants billboard

(when considered in context) indicate to consumers

of BUDWEISER products the false

message that BUDWEISER beer and/or Anheuser-Busch is

responsible

for and involved

with

labor

dispute with the Teamsters in Ohio,

and that Anheuser-Busch is


are

responsible for

the destruction of Ohio jobs. Such statements

false, false by necessary implication, and

disparaging of Anheuser-Busch and its products..


34. The

digital billboard advertisement also includes a depiction of broken glass.


and suggests that BUDWEISER beer could be unsafe
or

See

id. This

again implies

harmful to

consumers.

35. The

digital billboard includes a statement that indicates that it was paid for by the
See id.

Defendant International Teamsters.

36. The

digital billboards are located at the Dryden Road exit off of Interstate
The two
one

75

(Exit 50A), near downtown Dayton, Ohio.


to-back relationship viewable
on a

digital billboards are supported in backdigital billboards oriented to


face and be

single pole,
on

with

of the

by southbound traffic

Interstate
on

75, and the other billboard oriented to face and C,


3-4.

be viewable
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Interstate 75. See Exhibit

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37. Interstate 75 is

major, heavily-traveled north-south Interstate Highway that regions


of the United States. See Exhibit C,

connects the Great Lakes and Southeastern

6.

38.

According to a press release

issued by Defendant Teamsters Local957

on

July

22, 2011, Defendants plan to place additional billboards around Dayton within the next two
weeks. A true and correct copy of the press release issued hereto
as on

July 22, 2011, is

attached

Exhibit D.

39. Defendants

are

using the Anheuser-Busch Marks in commerce in connection


and economic

with

advertising in order to advance their business

interests, including (but not false, misleading and

limited to) efforts to obtain contractual benefits for their members. The

disparaging statements by Defendants are intended to


Anheuser-Busch has

diminish the

positive associations

developed with consumers

of its

products.
on

40. These

false, misleading and disparaging statements

the billboard are made for

the purpose

of, and may have the effect of, influencing sales of goods in the marketplace,
of BUDWEISER branded products to the sale of products sold by

namely, diverting sales

other manufacturers under different brands.

41. Defendants

are

not

subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees or related companies of


to advertise

Anheuser-Busch, and Anheuser-Busch has not authorized or licensed Defendants


or

in any way make

use

of the Anheuser-Busch

Marks,

or

any

reproductions, copies or

colorable imitations thereof.

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42. Defendants

use

of the Anheuser-Busch Marks has caused

and, unless enjoined

by this Court, will continue to cause a dilution of the distinctive


Busch Marks.

character of the Anheuser-

43. As

result, Anheuser-Busch has suffered, and will continue to suffer irreparable

injury to and dissipation of its reputation and goodwill for which Anheuser-Busch has no adequate remedy at law.

FIRST CLAIM FOR RELIEF Federal Dilution (15 U.S.C. 1125(c)) 44. Anheuser-Busch repeats and

incorporates the allegations

set forth in all preceding

paragraphs as

if set forth in full herein.

45. Anheuser-Busch has

extensively and continuously promoted and used the throughout the world,
and those marks

Anheuser-Busch Marks both in the United States and have become

distinctive, famous, and well-known symbols of the Anheuser-Busch's goods

and services well before Defendants actions

complained of in this Complaint.


commerce

46. Defendants used the Anheuser-Busch Marks in

after the marks

became famous.

47. Defendants unauthorized

use

of the Anheuser-Busch Marks dilutes and is

likely

to dilute the distinctiveness of these marks

by eroding the publics

exclusive identification of

these famous marks with and reputation of the

Anheuser-Busch, tarnishing and degrading the positive associations


to

marks, and otherwise lessening the capacity of the marks

identify and

distinguish Anheuser-Buschs goods and services.


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48. Defendants actions demonstrate

an

intent to

cause

dilution of the Anheuser-

Busch Marks to the great and irreparable

injury of Anheuser-Busch.
is entitled to

49. Because of Defendants

infringing activities, Anheuser-Busch 1125(c).

injunctive relief pursuant to

15 U.S.C.

SECOND CLAIM FOR RELIEF Federal False Advertising (15 U.S.C. 1125(a)) 50. Anheuser-Busch repeats and

incorporates the allegations

set forth in all preceding

paragraphs as

if set forth in full herein

51. Defendants have made false

or

misleading statements

of fact

concerning

Anheuser-Busch's interstate

products and commercial

activities and have made such statements in

commerce.

52. Defendants false and misleading statements have


to deceive
a

actually deceived or will tend

substantial portion of the intended audience for Defendants statements.

53. Defendants false and misleading statements

are

material in that

they have

influenced

or are

likely to influence consumers purchasing decisions.

54. Defendants false and misleading statements of fact have caused and will

continue to

cause

harm to Anheuser-Busch.

THIRD CLAIM FOR RELIEF

Defamation

(Ohio common law)

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55. Anheuser-Busch repeats and

incorporates the allegations


a

set forth in all preceding

paragraphs as

if set forth in full herein. This claim is

substantial and related claim to

Anheuser-Buschs federal claims.

56. Defendants have made false and defamatory statements

concerning Anheuser-

Busch and its

products on the digital billboard. negligently or willfully published the false and defamatory
a

57. Defendants
statements

concerning Anheuser-Busch and its products on the display of

digital billboard

advertisements.

58. Defendants acted with malice in

taking the actions complained of herein,

and had

knowledge of the false and misleading nature


and its

of the statements made about Anheuser-Busch

products as pled herein.


59. Defendants actions and statements reflect upon the character of Anheuser-Busch

and its

products and cause injury to Anheuser-Busch in its trade.


60. Defendants actions constitute defamation per
se.

61. Because of Defendants

defamatory actions, Anheuser-Busch

is entitled to

damages and injunctive relief.


FOURTH CLAIM FOR RELIEF

Deceptive Trade Practices (Ohio Revised Code 4165.01 et seq.)

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62. Anheuser-Busch repeats and

incorporates the allegations


a

set forth in all preceding

paragraphs as

if set forth in full herein. This claim is

substantial and related claim to

Anheuser-Buschs federal claims.

63. In their
are

digital billboard advertisements, Defendants have made

statements which

false and misleading.

64.

Upon information and belief,

Defendants false statements in connection with deceived


or

their

digital billboard advertisements have

have the

tendency to deceive a
consumers.

substantial segment of Anheuser-Buschs target audience and potential

65. Defendants false statements in connection with their

digital billboard

advertisements

are

material in that

they are likely to influence a purchasing decision

concerning Anheuser-Buschs products.


66. As
a

result of Defendants false statements in connection with its

digital billboard injuries.


as

advertisements Anheuser-Busch has been Anheuser-Busch

injured and will continue to

suffer

is, therefore, entitled to injunctive relief, damages and costs,

well as, if

appropriate,

enhanced

damages and reasonable attorneys

fees.

PRAYER FOR RELIEF

WHEREFORE, Anheuser-Busch prays that:


1.

Defendants and all their agents, and all other persons

officers, employees, representatives,


or

successors,

assigns, attorneys,

acting for, with, by, through,

under

authority from

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Defendants,

or

in concert

or

participation with Defendants,


from:

and each of them, be

enjoined

preliminarily and permanently, (a)

using the Anheuser-Busch Marks


dilute
or

or

engaging in any actions which are likely to

tarnish the distinctive

quality of the Anheuser-Busch Marks or to

publishing any false, defamatory or misleading statements concerning AnheuserBusch's

products,

or

otherwise

cause

injury to Anheuser-Buschs business

reputation, including but not limited to, displaying the billboard advertisements depicted in Exhibits (b)
otherwise
C 1 and C2 to the Declaration of Elizabeth M.

O'Connor;

using the Anheuser-Busch Marks or unfairly competing with Anheusermanner

Busch in any

whatsoever.

2.

Anheuser-Busch be awarded all

damages caused by the acts forming the basis

of

this

Complaint;
3.

Based

on

Defendants

knowing and intentional use


award of Defendants

of the Anheuser-Busch

Marks,

the

damages award be trebled and the 1117(a);

profits be enhanced as provided

for by 15 U.S.C.

4.

Defendants be

required to pay to Anheuser-Busch the costs 1117(a)

of this action and its

reasonable

attorneys

fees pursuant to 15 U.S.C.

and the state statutes cited in this

Complaint;
5.

Based

on

Defendants willful and deliberate

infringement and dilution of the

Anheuser-Busch

Marks, and to deter such conduct in the future, Anheuser-Busch be awarded


and

punitive damages;
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6.

Anheuser-Busch be awarded such other and further relief as the Court may deem

just.

DATED:

_July 27,

2011

Respectfully submitted,
PORTER WRIGHT MORRIS & ARTHUR LLP

/s/ James D. Liles James D. Liles (0005547)

250 East Fifth Street, Suite 2200 Cincinnati, OH 34202-5118 Telephone: 513 -3 69-4209 Fax: 513-421-0991 Email: jliles@porterwright.com

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP Gary A. Pierson 190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600 St. Louis. MO 63105 Telephone: 314-480-1500 Fax: 314-480-1505 Email: gary.pierson@huschblackwell.com

Attorneys for PlaintiffAnheuser-Busch, Incorporated

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VERIFICATION

I, Robert McCarthy, being first duly sworn,


I
am

state:

the Vice President, Budweiser of Anheuser-Busch,


I have

Incorporated,

the

Plaintiff in the above-mentioned action.

read the

foregoing
own

VERIFIED

COMPLAINT and know the contents thereof; the

same

is true of my
as

knowledge

except

as

to matters therein stated on information and belief and

to those matters I

believe them to be true.

Executed at St.

Louis, Missouri

on

July 26,

2011.

-ObertacCarthy
STATE OF MISSOURI
SS CITY OF ST. LOUIS On this

26th day

of

July, 2011, before

me

personally appeared

Robert

McCarthy,

to

me

known to be the person described in and who executed the


same as

foregoing

instrument, and acknowledged that he executed the

his free act and deed.

4.7
I

/11,

J.

Notary/Public Cindyt. McKeehan


4

STATE OF MISSOURI, SI, Louis County, 2013 r My Commisskn Expires: July 6,


flt

CINDY L. McKEEHAN Notary Public- Notani Seal


Commhtaion ifs 09,4494.0

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Exhibit A

Anheuser-Busch, Incorporated v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Teamsters Local Union 957

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11DLE ATTACHED U.S. TRADEMMUC REGISTRATION

922, 481 IS

CERTIFIED TO BE A TRUE COPY WHICH IS IN FULL FORCE AND


EFFECT WITH NOTATIONS OF ALL STATUTORY ACTIONS TAKEN

THEREON AS DISCLOSED BY IRE RECORDS OF THE INITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE.

REGISTERED FOR A TERM OF 20 YEARS FROM October 19, 1971


2nd RENEWAL FOR A TERM OF 10 YEARS PROM

October

19, 2001

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Malted States Patent Office


PRINCIPAL REGISTER Trademark

922, 481
Registered
Oct.

19, 1971

Ser. No. 374,478, filed Oct. _28, 1970

BUDWEISER
Anheuser-Busch, Incorporated (Missouri corporation)
721 Pestalozzi St. St. Louis, Mo. 63118 For: BEER, in CLASS 48 (INT. CL. 32). First use January 1876; in commerce January 1876. Owner of Reg. No. 13, 064 and others. JOHN C. DEMOS, Examiner

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Int. CL: 32
Prior U.S. Cl.: 48

United States Patent and Trademark Office


10 Year Renewal

Reg. No. 922, 481 Registered Oct. 19, 1971 Renewal Term Begins Oct. 19, 1991

TRADEMARK,
PRINCIPAL REGISTER

BUDWEISER

ANHEUSER.-BUSCH, INCORPORATED (MISSOURI CORPORATION)


ONE BUSCH PLACE

FOR: BEER, IN CLASS 48 (INT. CL.

32).
FIRST USE 1-0-1876,

ST. LOUIS, MO 63118 OWNER OF U.S. REG. NO. 13, 064 AND OTHERS.

1-0-1876;

IN COMMERCE

SER. NO. 72-374,478, FILED 10-28-1970.

In testimony whereof .1 have hereunto set my hand and caused -the seal of The Patent and Trademark Office to be affixed on Aug. 6, 1991.

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United States Patent Office


PRINCIPAL REGISTER Trademark

952, 277
Registered
Jan. 30, 1973

Ser. No. 906,443, filed Nov. 1, 1971

BUDWEISER
Anheuser-Busch, Incorporated (Missouri corporation)
721 Pestalozzi St. St. Louis, Mo. 63118 For: BEER

*NE)--MALT---14W811-, in CLASS 48

(INT. CL. 32). First use January 1876; in commerce January 1876, Dwner of Reg. Nos. 13, 064, '895)176, and others.
J. C.

DEMOS, Examiner

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TRADEMARK
i.

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BUDWEISER

ANHEUSER-BUSH,

INCORPORATED

(MISSOURI CORPORATION)

FOR: BEER [0, 413.4,4ALT-1,4(448411, CLASS 43 (INT. CL. 32).

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ONE BUSCH PLACE. use' 1-0-I376: IN COMMERCE ST. LOUIS, MO 63118

FIRST

OWNER OF US. REG. NOS. 13,064, 895, 176 AND OTHERS.,

1-41-1876.
SElt NO. 72-406,443,

FILED 1

r-I-1971.

In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of The Patent and Trademark Office to he affixed on Nov. 3, 7992.

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United States Patent


10 Year Renewal

Registered Jan. 30, 1973' Begins Jun. 30, 1993

TRADEMARK

PRINCIPAL REGISTER

BUDWEISER

ST. LOUIS. MO 63118

ANHEUSER-BUSCH, INCORPORATED (MISSOURI CORPORATION) ONE-BUSCH PLACE


OWNER OF U.S. REG. NOS. 895, 176 AND OTHERS. 13,1164,

FM BEER

CLASS 48 (INT. CL, 32).

(AND

MALT

LIGUORI,

IN

FIRST USE 1-0-1876. IN COMMERCE 1-0-1876. SER. NO.72-406,443. FILED 11-1-1971.

In testimony. whereof 1 have hereunto set my hatul and caused the sea1 of The Patent 'and Trademark Office to be affiied on Nov. 3, 1992.

COMMISSIONER OF PATENTS AND TRADEMARKS.

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Int. CI.: 32 Prior U.S. Cl.: 48

United States Patent and Trademark Office


10 Year Renewal

Reg. No. 952, 277 Registered Jan. 30, 1973 Renewal Term Begins Jan. 30, 1993

SERVICE MARK PRINCIPAL REGISTER

BUDWEISER

ANHEUSER-BUSCH, INCORPORATED (MISSOURI CORPORATION)


ONE BUSCH PLACE

FOR: BEER 14.144;14441, CLASS 48 (INT. CL. 32).


FIRST USE 1-0-1876.

914GR), IN

ST. LOUIS, MO 63118 OWNER OF U.S. REG. NOS.

1-0-1876;

IN COMMERCE

13,064,

895.176 AND OTHERS.

SER. NO, 72-406,443, FILED 11-1-1971.

In testimony

whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of The Patent and Trademark Office to be affixed on Nov. 3, 1992

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Int. Cl.: 9
Prior U.S. as.: 21 and 26

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TRADEMARK
PRINCIPAL

Reg. No. 1, 402, 016


Registered July 22, 1986

REGISTER

BUDWEISER

INCORPORATED SOURI CORPORATION) ONE BUSCH PLACE ST. LouIs, MO 63118

ANHEUSER-BUSCH,

(MIS-

FIRST 0 0 1978,

USE

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COMMERCE

OWNER OF U.S. REG. NOS. 13, 064, 1, 372, 700 AND OTHERS.
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FOR:

RADIOS,

TELEPHONE

RECEIVERS,
JODY HALLER DRAKE, EXAMINING ATTORNEY

CAMERAS, AND SUNGLASSES, IN CLASS 9 (U.S. CLS. 21 AND 26).

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1st RENEWAL FOR A TERM OF 10 YEARS FROM June 23, 2007 SECTION 8 & 15

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Int. Cis.: 6,

16, 18, 20, 21, 24,

26 and 34 42 and 50

Prior U.S. Cis.:

2, 3, 8, 9, 13, 22, 23, 32, 37, 38, 40, 41,

United States Patent and Trademark Office


TRADEMARK

Reg. No. 1,443, 856


Registered June 23, 1987

PRINCTOAL REGISTER

BUDWEISER

ANHEUSER-BUSCH,. INCORPORATED
SOURI
ONE BUSCH PLACE ST. LOUIS, MO 63118
FOR: KEY BADGES MADE

(MIS-

CORPORATION)

FOR: DRINKING VESSELS, BEER PAILS, TRAYS, BOTTLE OPENERS, FLOWER HOLD-ERE, HEAT INSULATED. CONTAINERS FOR

CHAINS, PRIMARILY

ORNAMENTAL QF METAL, *ND i; IN

-wie-T-Frie-Bekre3s,
'4
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CLASS 6 (U.S. CLS. 13 AND 50). FIRST USE 0-0-1945; IN COMMERCE 0-0-1945. FOR: PLAYING CARDS, PENS, PENCILS,

PAPER NAPKINS, COASTERS, -07R7EE-TIN6e**138; NOTE PAPER,:


.4 *4
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USE FIRST 070-1876; IN COMMERCE 0-0-1876. FOR: TOWELS, AND PENNANTS NOT OF. PAPER; IN CLASS 24 (U.S. CLS. 42 AND 50), USE FIRST 0-0-1904; IN COMMERCE 044904. FOR: BELT BUCKLES, ORNAMENTAL PINS,
G.

23).

BEVERAGES, AND BEER CARRIERS AND COOLERS, IN CLASS 21 (US. CLS. 2, 13 AND

PAPER

PENNANTS, IN CLASS 16 OS.

4.

37, 38 AND 50).

'LACES, IN CLASS 26 (U.S. CL. 40). CLS. 22,. USE IN COMMERCE 0-0-1938FIRST
0-0-1938. FOR: MATCHES, ASHTRAYS, AND LIGHTERS FOR SMOKERS; IN CLASS 34 (U.S. CLS. 8. AND 9).. FIRST USE 0-0-1938; IN COMMERCE

AND

G.

MbE

USE FIRST 0-0-1938; IN COMMERCE 0-0-1938. FOR: TOTE BAGS, BILLFOLDS AN-13 um_ BRELLAS, IN CLASS 18 (U.S. CLS. 3 AND 41). FIRST USE 0-0-1938; IN COMMERCE 0-0-1938. FORE MIRRORS, NAME-BkBEILES, a .7,: i, CABINETS AND DAR STOOLS, -IN CLASS 20 (U.S. CLS. 13, 32 AND 50). USE FIRST 0-0-1904; 'IN COMMERCE 0-0-1904.

PLAQUES,,

OWNER. OF U.S. REG: NOS. 13, 064, 1, 402,016 AND OTHERS.


SER. NO.

0-0-1938.

631, 414,

FILED

11-20-1986.

ERNEST H. LAND, EXAMINING ATTORNEY

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CERTIFIED TO BE A TRUE COPY WHICH IS INT FULL FORCE AND


EFFECT WITH NOTATIONS OF ALL STATUTORY ACTIONS TAKEN

THEREON AS DISCLOSED BY THE RECORDS OF THE UNITED STATES

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Int.

14

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27

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TRADEMARK
PRINCIPAL REGISTER

Reg. No. 1,568, 251


Registered Nov. 28,
1989

BUDWEISER

ANHEUSER-BUSCH, INCORPORATED SOURI CORPORATION)


ST.

(MIS-

FIRST 0-0-1972. OTHERS.


SER. NO.

USE

0-0-1972;

IN

COMMERCE

ONE BUSCH PLACE LOUIS, MO 63118

OWNER OF U.S. REG. Na 1, 506, 060 AND

791, 937, FILED 4-7-4989.

FOR: CLOCKS AND WATCHES, IN CLASS 14 (U.S. CL. 27).

JERI J.

FICKES, EXAMINING ATTORNEY

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EFFECT WITH NOTATIONS OF ALL STATUTORY ACTIONS TAKEN

THEREON AS DISCLOSED BY THE RECORDS OF THE UNITED STATES


PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE.

REGISTERED FOR A TERM OF /0 YEARS FROM November 13, 2001


SECTION 8 & 15

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Int. Cl.: 28

Prior U.S. Cis.:

22, 23,

38 and 50

United States Patent and Trademark Office


TRADEMARK
PRINCIPAL REGISTER

Reg.

No.

2, 506, 291

Registered Nov. 13, 2001

BUDWEISER

ANHEUSER-BUSCH, INCORPORATED (MISSOURI CORPORATION)


ONE BUSCH PLACE 202-6 ST. LOUIS, MO 63118
FOR: BOWLING

FIRST USE 6-0-2000; IN COMMERCE 6-0-2000,

SER, NO. 76-146, 902, FILRD 10-13-2000.

BALLS, IN CLASS 28 (U.S. CLS.

22, 23, 38 AND SO).

JASON ROTH, EXAMINING ATTORNEY

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28 Prior U.S. Cls.: 22, 23, 38 and 50

United States Patent and Trademark Office


TRADEMARK
PRINCIPAL REGISTER

Reg. No. 2,627,994


Registered
Oct. 1, 2002

BUDWEISER

ANHEUSER-BUSCH, INCORPORATED (MISSOURI CORPORATION)


ONE BUSCH PLACE ST. LOUIS, MO 63118

BISCUITS, BOWLING BALLS, BOWLING BAGS,


AND FISHING POLES, IN CLASS 28 (U.S. CM. 22,

23,

38 AND

50).
0-0-1989; IN COMMERCE 0-0-1989.

FOR: POOL TABLES, POOL CUES, DARTS, DART BOARDS, GOLF BAGS, GOLF CLUBS, GOLF CLUB COVERS, GOLF TEES, GOLF BALLS, POOL CHALK CASES, GOLF BALL RETRIEVERS, POOL CUE RACKS, ADULT COLLECTIBLE DIE-CAST TRUCKS AND CARS, PLAYING CARDS, HOCKEY STICKS, HOCKEY PUCKS, TACKLE BOXES, GOLF GLOVES, FISHING TOOLS, BALL MARKERS, DIVOT SETS, VOLLEYBALL NETS, BICYCLES, SKI

FIRST USE

OWNER OF US. REG. NOS. 64, 125, 1, 852,499 AND OTHERS. SER. NO. 76-295, 433, FILED 8-3-2001. SCOIT

OSLICK, EXAMINING ATTORNEY

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Exhibit B

Anheuser-Busch, Incorporated v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Teamsters Local Union 957

SLC-6414851-I

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Int. Cl.: 20 Prior U.S. Gs.: 2, 13, 22, 25, 32 and 50

United States Patent and Trademark Office


TRADEMARK
PRINCIPAL REGISTER

Reg. No. 2,928, 032


Registered
Feb.

22, 2005

I 4riI 11

Ili-64:0'

.7/

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OWNER OF U.S. REG. NOS.

SOURI CORPORATION) ONE BUSCH PLACE ST. LOUIS, MO 63118

ANHEUSER-BUSCH, INCORPORATED (MIS-

1,443, 856 AND

2, 540, 485.

FOR: NON-METAL KEYCHAINS, IN CLASS 20 (U.S. CLS. 2, 13, 22, 25, 32 AND 50).

S ER. NO.

78-440,905, FILED 6-24-2004.

FIRST USE 1-6-2003; IN COMMERCE 1-6-2003.

ANN E. SAPPENFIELD, EXAMINING ATTORNEY

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Int. Cl.: 25

Prior U.S. Cls.: 22 and 39

United States Patent and Trademark Office


TRADEMARK
PRINCIPAL REGISTER

Reg.

No. 2,963, 450


June

Registered

21, 2005

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ANHEUSER-BUSCH, INCORPORATED (MISSOURI CORPORATION)


ONE BUSCH PLACE ST. LOUIS, MO 63118

OWNER OF U.S. REG. NO,

1, 360,746.

SER. NO. FOR: CLOTHING, NAMELY SHIRTS, T-SHIRTS AND HATS, IN CLASS 25 (U.S. CLS. 22 AND 39). FIRST USE

78-442,390,

FILED 6-28-2004.

4-14-2003; IN COMMERCE 4-14-2003.

ANN E. SAPPENFIELD, EXAMINING ATTORNEY

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Int. Cl.: 21 Prior U.S. Cis.: 2,

13, 23, 29, 30, 33, 40 and 50

United States Patent and Trademark Office


TRADEMARK
PRINCIPAL REGISTER

Reg. No. 3, 182, 511


Registered
Dec.

12, 2006

00;t_iit4.) t, to/
ONE BUSCH PLACE ST. LOUIS, MO 63118

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FIRST USE 3-0-2002; IN COMMERCE 3-0-2002.

ANHEUSER-BUSCH, INCORPORATED (MISSOURI CORPORATION)

OWNER OF U.S. REG. NO,

1, 443, 856.

FOR: DRINKING VESSELS, CAN COOLIES IN THE NATURE OF THERMAL INSULATED WRAP FOR CANS TO KEEP THE CONTENTS COLD; ICE BUCKETS; SERVING TRAYS NOT OF PRECIOUS METAL; PITCHERS; PORTABLE COOLERS, IN CLASS 21 (U.S. CLS. 2, 13, 23, 29, 30, 33, 40 AND 50).

SER. NO,

78-440, 927, FILED 6-24-2004.

ANN E.

SAPPENFIELD, EXAMINING ATTORNEY

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Exhibit C

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO

ANHEUSER-BUSCH, INCORPORATED, Plaintiff,


v.

CASE NO. JUDGE


JURY DEMANDED

INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF TEAMSTERS and TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION 957, Defendants. DECLARATION OF ELIZABETH M. O'CONNOR

I, Elizabeth M. O'Connor, declare that:


I
am an

individual

over

the age of 21. I have

personal knowledge

of the facts

stated herein and could testify


2.
I
am a

competently thereto.
& Arthur LLP,
one

paralegal in the law firm of Porter Wright Morris


Inc. in this matter.

of the

law firms
3.

representing Anheuser-Busch,
On

July 26, 2011, I traveled to the Dryden Road exit off of Interstate
Ohio. I observed two

75

(Exit 50

A), near downtown Dayton,

digital billboards at this location that were

supported in back-to-back relationship by a single support pole. These digital billboards, which
are

adjacent to

and observable from Interstate 75,

are

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photographs of Exhibits

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4.

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on

in attached Exhibit Cl is oriented to face and be Interstate 75, and the

viewable to northbound traffic

digital

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attached Exhibit C2 is orientated to face and be viewable to southbound traffic


Interstate 75. 5.

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2011.

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regions of the United States.

I declare under

penalty

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foregoing is true

and correct.

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27" day of July,

2011.

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July 22,
2011

Budweiser Delivery Drivers Ask Ohio to Tell Budweiser: Destruction of Jobs is Tasteless

Heidelberg's

(DAYTON, Ohio)
two

Teamsters Local Union 957 erected

PRESS CONTAC

large

electronic "Budweiser Distributor is Tasteless"

billboards in Dayton today to protest efforts by


Budweiser distributor

Varney Richmond

Heidelberg Distributing
care to

to abandon

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its obligation to provide retiree health

loyal

federal labor laws The

longtime employees and to bully employees by violating protecting workers. large roadside billboards read "Tell Budweiser: Heidelberg's Destruction of Ohio Jobs is over $206 million in sales last year, the company
obligation
to
a

Tasteless." Even though Heidelberg recorded


wants to walk away from its

accept Heidelberg is also under investigation by the National Labor Relations Board for violating
federal laws protecting workers by

substandard contract compared to Coke,

provide health care to retirees and force employees Pepsi and Miller distributors in the area.
to

to

attempting

bully and intimidate

workers.
a

"We've made every effort to work with Budweiser's distributor to negotiate

fair contract that

premier distributor of Budweiser Beer in Ohio and meets the standards set by its competitors, said Varney Richmond, President of Teamsters Local Union 957. "Unfortunately, the company seems to be more interested in bullying workers and spending money on high-priced attorneys than negotiating a contract that provides a fair living positions
the company
as

the

for hard

working Budweiser delivery drivers and warehousemen."

The

in the

dispute could lead to a strike against Heidelberg that delivers to retailers a variety of beers Dayton areaincluding Samuel Adams, Stella Artois and Mike's Hard Lemonadealong

with Budweiser. "Budweiser and "Both of these

companies

Heidelberg generate millions of dollars in profits every year, Richmond said. can afford to provide good jobs that support Ohio families."
begin placing additional billboards around Dayton and

Within the next two weeks, the Local will

other

areas.

The Teamsters Union


men

was

founded in 1903 and

represents

more

than 1.4 million

hardworking
information,

and

women

throughout the

United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. For

more

go to

www.teamster.org.

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