A customs check by the Smolensk Customs revealed a consignment of presumably counterfeit toys (doctor’s kits). Sojuzpatent lawyers filed a petition on behalf of its client – the world-renowned toys producer Hasbro Inc. In its petition, Sojuzpatent claimed the infringement of Hasbro’s rights on the following grounds:
The customs opened an administrative case and filed a lawsuit in the Smolensk Region Arbitration Court. On considering the case, the court has accepted Sojuzpatent’s arguments and upheld the claims. The court ruled to confiscate the goods and fine the infringer.