Budweiser is being sued by a Native American tribe in North Carolina over a trademarked logo and slogan.
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina filed a federal lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch, accusing the beer company of ripping off the logo, which is a black circle divided into four equal quadrants of different colors. In addition to the tribe's symbol, the suit alleges that its slogan -- "heritage, pride and strength" -- was used in convenience store advertisements for Bud and Bud Light without permission.
The complaint notes the company gave a false impression that the beer was associated with the tribe.
According to reports, Anheuser-Busch issued an apology the day after the lawsuit was filed and convenience stores using the logo and banners were taken down.
So far no word if the lawsuit has been dropped.AlertMe