Moscow Court Finds Infringement of Play-Doh Trademark

13 June 2022

A case against an infringer of Hasbro Inc.’s rights was filed in the Moscow Arbitration Court by the Smolensk Customs on the basis of Sojuzpatent’s petition submitted to the customs on behalf of the client.

The lawsuit related to illegal importation into Russian territory of children toys (masses for modeling with molds) marked by the client’s trademark “Play-Doh”.

The court recognized the infringement and took the decision to fine the infringer and destroy the infringing goods.