Vir Gin backs down over spirited row with Branson firm

Culinary Guide

Lawyers for Richard Branson’s Virgin firm have forced a small Alpine spirit maker to change the name of their gin after claiming it breached copyright. Austrian Anton Vogl from Guglhof in Hallein, Austria, had patented the name of his “Vir Gin” with the Austrian patenting authorities in 2010 and started putting it on the market […]